Teachers Show What Democracy Looks Like at Connecticut Women’s March

People from around Connecticut gathered Saturday in Hartford for the 2nd annual Connecticut Women’s March—and among the attendees were many teachers. “As a teacher of government, my favorite chant at these marches is, ‘Show us what democracy looks like? This is what democracy looks like!’” said East Hampton teacher Kristen Keska, who traveled to D.C.…

Our Students Can’t Wait: Teachers Send Letter to Legislators Urging Restoration of ECS Funds

CEA President Sheila Cohen and AFT-Connecticut President Jan Hochadel today sent a letter to legislators urging them to convene a special session to restore ECS funding. Severe cuts in education funding are devastating the state’s public schools and shortchanging students’ education. Governor Malloy recently cut an additional $58 million in ECS funding, and more cuts…

Orange Students Learn About the Importance of Giving Thanks to CEA Holiday Bear Project

Thanks to the generosity of Orange teachers and students and their families, children who might not have received any gifts this holiday season will now have a brighter holiday. Members of the student council at Race Brook School recently gathered gifts donated by the entire school community and helped CEA Vice President Jeff Leake load…