The feeling of relief and excitement was palpable for educators who received their COVID vaccine at Windsor High School.
On Miguel Cardona’s first full day as U.S. Secretary of Education the former educator was back in his hometown, welcoming Dr. Jill Biden to a Meriden elementary school.
In first- and second-grade classrooms across Bridgeport today, students experienced the joy of reading by watching a puppet show, hearing from a children’s author, and choosing a book of their very own to take home.
New CDC guidelines call for prioritizing teachers and school staff for vaccinations.
The governor has signed an executive order that requires local school districts to provide paid quarantine leave for public school educators and staff.
“We need to invest now, or we’re going to pay later,” Dr. Miguel Cardona told members of the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, when asked about funding safe school reopening in a hearing yesterday on his confirmation as U.S. Secretary of Education.
A week ahead of Governor Lamont’s budget address, a group of thirty state legislators announced their plan to help those who have been devastated by the pandemic and ensure a fair recovery for everyone in Connecticut.
CEA President Jeff Leake and AFT Connecticut President Jan Hochadel have requested that the federal requirement for testing be suspended for this school year.
Nearly 7,000 teachers from around the country joined Dr. Anthony Fauci in a virtual fireside chat hosted by NEA and AFT.
A coalition of community, faith, and labor organizations committed to reducing income inequality sent a letter to Governor Lamont urging him to support an economic recovery that all Connecticut residents can share.