The American Rescue Plan includes more than $120 billion in aid for K-12 schools and will cut in half the number of children living below the poverty line.
CEA and educators spoke out in support of many provisions of House Bill 6557 An Act Concerning Social Emotional Learning during a hearing of the legislature’s Education Committee.
Even in Connecticut, the forces that have worked to undermine unions in other parts of the country are at work. State legislators are debating a new law that would provide much-needed support for unions.
Governor Lamont has named Charlene Russell-Tucker as Connecticut’s Acting Commissioner of Education after Miguel Cardona was sworn in as U.S. Secretary of Education earlier this week.
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.
In a vote of 64 to 33, representing a large, bipartisan majority, the U.S. Senate today confirmed Miguel Cardona as U.S. Secretary of Education.
As February draws to a close, many schools are wrapping up Black History units, but East Hartford teacher Nicole Campbell says teachers need to be looking for ways to incorporate…
Manchester teachers are just some of the many Connecticut teachers who have met virtually with their legislators recently to voice concerns about what they and their students are facing and ask the legislature to act.