A small rural district ousts a difficult superintendent. A crowded urban district gets a new public school. A group of Connecticut teachers raises $35K in a single day for students in need.
Read about the stories below and other fist bumps in this online-only edition of the CEA Advisor.
There Oughta Be a Law
Actually…there now is! Educators worked hard last spring in their school buildings, at the state legislature, and in their communities advocating for student-centered, teacher-friendly bills that are now law. Read what you can expect this coming school year.
If you’ve ever had an administrator who refuses to listen, work with you, or deliver on a promise, you know the frustration Ashford teachers felt last school year. Read how their organizing and activism got them a new superintendent and a fresh start.
Teachers Hit the Links for Kids
Some came to work on their swing, some were new to the game, but everyone who joined Hands Across the Green made it a wonderful time for a worthy cause. Catch the highlights from this year’s CEF golf tournament and meet our 2022 scholarship winners.
What Are You Reading?
Whether you’re in full summer mode or starting to plan for fall, here are some great books to check out before heading back to school. Ranging from coming-of-age stories and mysteries to essay collections, they’ve all been recommended by a Connecticut Teacher of the Year.