Guide measures legislators’ support for public education; honor roll distinction awarded to education champions
Students, School Staff, and Families at Risk Due to Lack of State Policy Following COVID-19 Outbreaks
State mandate, transparency, and open communication must guide local and regional districts to keep everyone safe.
Support core principals aligned with CEA recommendations Read the unions’ 13 reopening standards Read CEA’s Safe Learning Plan and Updated Recommendations Watch News Conference Unions across the state have joined together calling for reopening schools in person only if districts can guarantee that physical safety protocols can be met to keep students, teachers, and staff…
New COVID-19 Research Prompts Teachers to Call For Delayed Openings, Expanded Remote Learning Plans, and Upgraded HVAC Systems to Ensure Healthy and Safe Schools
CEA and AFTCT respond to Governor Lamont’s announcement to provide funding for school reopening plans
“Governor Lamont’s announcement of an additional $166 million to support school reopening plans is welcome news for educators and parents across the state. It demonstrates that the collective voices of teachers, support staff and communities during last week’s car caravans across Connecticut were heard. “Now is the time to also provide clear, updated safety guidelines…
School Safety First Car Caravan Rallies Being Held Across the State. Hundreds of educators are participating in car caravan rallies in 25 communities across the state.
A new survey of Connecticut educators reveals the need for safety and funding.
Teachers call for delayed openings, staggered schedules, distance learning, and guaranteed funding to ensure healthy and safe schools for all.
While we appreciate Governor Lamont’s pledge of “safety first” for our students and schools and his word that he will “have teachers’ backs” when it comes to masks, sanitizing, and social distancing, local districts need assurance that state funding will be provided for virus-related expenses.
We have yet to find any reference to empowering local or regional districts with the resources clearly needed to implement the sort of in-person learning plan outlined.