Combating Racism

Statement from CEA President Jeff Leake on Public Health Committee Bill Addressing Racism in Connecticut We applaud Senate leaders and members of the Public Health Committee for taking the lead on eliminating institutional racism in our state. They have taken a stand in SB 1, by recognizing that racism is a public health crisis in…

Parallel Vaccination Plan will Provide Benefit to Our School Communities

Educators, school staff, superintendents and parents applaud adoption of their proposal for keeping buildings open by prioritizing COVID-19 vaccines Unions representing teachers and support personnel, superintendents and parents today are thanking state officials for prioritizing educators and school staff for vaccinations and adopting their proposed parallel vaccination plan presented last week for Connecticut’s school communities.…

Board of Education Union Coalition Calls on Governor to Create Uniform Policy for Managing COVID-19 Quarantines in Schools

Districts’ handling of positive cases and quarantines risks health and safety of all residents As COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Connecticut and across the country, the Board of Education Union Coalition leaders sent a letter to Governor Ned Lamont outlining the need for a clear, uniform policy regarding how school districts should handle quarantines…