Education Advocate Says It’s Time to Give Childhood Back to Children

“I probably won’t live to see the day when the happiness of children is given the priority it ought to have in an affluent and civilized society—but you might,” Jonathan Kozol told Connecticut teachers gathered at CEA’s Summer Leadership Conference this morning. The legendary public education advocate and author was presented with the National Teachers…

It’s a Bird… It’s a Plane… It’s a Wallingford Teacher!

Students at Pond Hill Elementary School aren’t surprised that teacher Christopher Stone is being recognized this month as a superhero by NEA Member Benefits. Second-grader Trey Foucault said, “I’ve thought of him as a superhero all along—before anyone in Washington found out. He teaches us a lot. He’s really, really fun to be around.” Second-grader…