Connecticut’s neighborhood public schools are true cornerstones of our democracy, welcoming students from every country, speaking different languages, and providing them with a true pathway for success.
Connecticut Public School Teachers: Uniting Us Every Day. That’s the message your colleagues are sharing in new TV and radio ads promoting the strength and diversity in our public schools. Watch the ads, featuring students and teachers from across the state.
The Black and Puerto Rican Caucus heard from CEA members about the need to pass legislation that keeps classrooms safe from disruptive behaviors and protect against mold and weather- related problems; also addressed was the need to recruit more minority teachers. Read more and watch testimony.
The governor’s new budget focuses on teacher pensions, education funding, and a damaging cost shift proposal. Read more.
Take the time to let legislators know what’s happening in your classroom and why they must act to protect students and teachers from aggressive and disruptive student behavior.
From being attacked with a knife to being stabbed with a pencil, threatened with scissors and punched in the face—teachers shared their shocking stories of violent student behavior with legislators. Watch their emotional stories and read testimony submitted by hundreds of teachers.