Across the country, and right here in Connecticut, anti-teacher groups are trying to take way your right to bargain for decent salaries, benefits and working conditions. Learn what you can do to stop the attacks, protect your freedoms, and advance the teaching profession. Join your colleagues at CEA’s 2018 Summer Conference.
Senate Bill 453 An Act Concerning Classroom Safety and Disruptive Behavior, now called Public Act 18-89, is on the governor’s desk awaiting action. The bill helps stem the tide of teacher assaults by making classrooms safer and providing appropriate support to disruptive students.
U.S. Representative Joe Courtney slammed U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos for failing to respond to students at East Hartford High School, a year after she attacked the school calling it a “dangerous daycare.” Read CT Mirror story. Watch video of the exchange.
Kudos to the State Board of Education for starting revocation proceedings against Path Academy Charter School in Windham for defrauding the state of nearly $1.6 million, billing the state for 128 phantom students, operating unauthorized schools, and tolerating excessive absenteeism. >Read CEA News Release.