Because of your emails, ongoing CEA advocacy, the petition, and the CEA awareness campaign, CEA’s efforts to prioritize educators for vaccinations have been successful.
As Connecticut’s COVID vaccine rollout continues, educators—who are eager for the safer in-person learning that a vaccine could afford—joined a candid conversation with state leaders and health experts about what to expect and when.
The Governor signed Executive Order (“EO”) 10 on February 4, 2021 mirroring Division E, Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act (“EPSLA”) of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”). All employees, (full or part time, long-term substitutes, new hires) are eligible for 80 hours of paid leave if they are unable to work for any of…
Educators champion efforts to keep schools open by prioritizing teachers and school staff for COVID-19 vaccines
New CDC guidelines call for prioritizing teachers and school staff for vaccinations.
Governor Lamont today announced that teachers and other frontline workers will likely be able to schedule vaccinations in late February or early March along with other frontline workers and individuals with underlying medical conditions.
The dramatic rise in the number of COVID-19 cases in Connecticut has prompted a growing number of public school superintendents to prioritize the safety of students, teachers, and staff by moving to all-distance learning through mid-January. We thank these superintendents for putting safety first, following the advice of health experts, and taking the wisest course…
A new survey of more than 4,000 educators clearly shows that in the midst of a pandemic, schools are not the safest place for children or educators.
Everyone agrees that under normal circumstances, in-person classroom learning is best.
Interim Guidance on the Length of Quarantine for Contacts of Persons with SARS-CoV-2 Infection (12/16/20)
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