Two educators from New London and Danbury were recognized before more than 400 of their Connecticut colleagues for receiving two prestigious awards honoring educator excellence.
Strength of CEA, local teachers prevail
Connecticut’s neighborhood public schools are true cornerstones of our democracy, welcoming students from every country, speaking different languages, and providing them with a true pathway for success.
Beginning the week of February 25, the year’s biggest literacy event rolls into six eastern Connecticut towns to bring the joy of reading to hundreds of students.
CEA supports sensible ways of assisting the state in its efforts to make up for decades of underfunding teachers’ retirement, including the governor and treasurer’s plan to smooth out the state’s payments to the fund over a longer period of time and lower the investment earning assumption to a more realistic rate.
For pro-education candidates, Connecticut’s midterm elections were a victory, and teachers helped provide the decisive votes.
The Connecticut Education Association today criticized Ed Charamut, the Republican candidate for State Senate in the 9th District, for an anti-Semitic postcard attacking his opponent.
In a statement that has angered Connecticut’s public school educators, Senate Deputy Minority Leader Michael McLachlan has said he would arm teachers.
The Connecticut Education Association is calling on Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Stefanowski to use the occasion of his rally tomorrow at Pomperaug Regional High School in Southbury to renounce his proposals that would result in massive cuts to education.
Connecticut Education Association President Jeff Leake today criticized Steve Baleshiski, candidate for State Representative in the 30th District, for comments that came to light this week attacking high school student David Hogg, a survivor of the Parkland High School shooting.