Vice President Kamala Harris arrived in New Haven this afternoon to discuss aspects of the American Rescue Plan aimed at addressing the needs of our nation’s children, particularly those living in poverty.
Join us for a statewide CEA Recovery for All Meeting to learn more about this educator-led campaign to fund our future–and what you can do to secure the funding your students need.
Teachers, students, parents, community members, and labor groups assembled March 24 with a clear message for Connecticut’s leaders: Let’s make Connecticut a place where all residents can thrive.
Sign a letter to the U.S. Department of Education to call for high stakes tests to be canceled during the pandemic.
We are in the midst of a crisis that demands bold leadership and action now to fund our future, because too many Connecticut families, students, and communities are struggling. That was the message parents, students, educators, nurses, elected officials, and other members of the Recovery for All coalition delivered during a rally in Danbury
Teachers, students, parents, community members, religious leaders, and labor organizations are holding a rally tomorrow in Danbury in support of a fair state budget that works for all residents.
“Increasing the diversity among our Connecticut teaching profession is crucial to the vitality, success, and the excellence of all of our schools,” CEA Vice President Tom Nicholas told legislators during a recent public hearing.
The CDC released new physical distancing guidelines that recommend three feet, rather than six feet, of distance between students in schools. Read the Board of Education Union Coalition response.
Many veteran Connecticut teachers are describing the 2020-21 school year as the hardest year they’ve ever faced. They attribute this partially to the stress of the pandemic and its toll on their students, but also to the impossibility of teaching students simultaneously online and in-person.
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Connecticut has taken the bold step of exposing the state’s inequities and identifying racism as a public health crisis. “The time is now to address this crisis,” CEA President Jeff Leake told legislators during a public hearing today.