NEWS & INFO

CEA Members Head to Chicago for NEA Representative Assembly

Nearly 100 CEA members are on their way to Chicago today to join thousands of other teachers for the National Education Association (NEA) Representative Assembly—the world’s largest democratic deliberative body.…

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CEA-Retired Members Take Home Spotlight Award at National Meeting

NEA-Retired President Sarah Borgman presented CEA-Retired members with the NEA-Retired Spotlight Award for best retiree news in a state publication.

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U.S. Senate Hearing on Support for Students, Schools Features Testimony of Connecticut Education Commissioner, National Teacher of the Year

Connecticut State Department of Education Commissioner Charlene Russell-Tucker and 2022 National Teacher of the Year Kurt Russell testified last week before the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and…

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Supreme Court Decisions Negatively Impacting Students Trouble Educators

Two recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions concerning prayer in schools and federal funding of private schools have the potential to reshape the world of public education, blurring the line between…

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President Biden Signs Sweeping Gun Safety Legislation

Calling it a “monumental day,” President Biden has signed into law the most significant federal gun safety legislation in decades after it passed both the House and Senate last week.…

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Connecticut After-School Programs Getting $8.7 Million Boost

The Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE) this week announced more than $8.7 million in American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ARP ESSER) funds…

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Title IX at 50

Today marks the 50th anniversary of Title IX, a landmark civil rights law that protects people from discrimination based on sex in all education programs or activities that receive federal…

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Join Us for Teacher Appreciation Games at the New England Revolution

Take a trip to Gillette Stadium and take in a New England Revolution game at one of three Educator Appreciation games.

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Educator Certification Shortage Areas for 2022-23

If you’re working under an endorsement that is considered a shortage area you may be eligible for benefits such as loan forgiveness and mortgage assistance. Check out the designated shortage areas for 2022-23.

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