Reasons Aplenty to Boost Investment in Teaching Profession

Continued investment and public support for public schools stimulate economic prosperity, promote student achievement, and improve home values. That was the message delivered by a leading Connecticut economist and CEA’s executive director today. The fall issue of The Connecticut Economy, the University of Connecticut Quarterly Review, released today at a news conference at the Connecticut…

Give a Child a Helping Hand: Register for the Hands Across the Green Golf Tournament

What are you doing July 11? If you’re a golfer and you’re not yet signed up for the Connecticut Education Foundation’s (CEF) Hands Across the Green Golf Tournament, register today.  The golf tournament is the primary fund-raising event for the CEF Children’s Fund, which supports children experiencing extraordinary hardships. The Hands Across the Green Tournament…

The Power of Collaboration

Many people have tried hard to transform traditional barriers to labor/management cooperation in order to produce productive partnerships.  Not all have succeeded.  We’re proud to report that — in education — school officials and teacher labor leaders are succeeding with a pioneering program called CALI. At a meeting yesterday, organized by the State Department of Education,…