Bold Action on Excessive Testing Shows Teachers’ Commitment to Children

Teacher leaders from across the state took decisive action today to strengthen the organization’s position on the right of parents to opt their children out of high-stakes standardized tests and re-elect CEA President Sheila Cohen and Vice President Jeff Leake overwhelmingly. The motion on opting out was unanimously adopted by teachers who were delegates to…

Educators Can Help Put an End to Overtesting in Connecticut Schools

“We need educators from across the state to stand up and speak out to end burdensome, high-stakes testing in Connecticut,” said CEA Executive Director Mark Waxenberg. Waxenberg told Hartford County CEA leaders at a forum in Hartford earlier this week that legislators are considering a testing bill, Senate Bill 1095, but it must be amended…