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CEA advocates for teachers and public education. We've been a driving force in lobbying legislators for the resources public schools need and campaigning for high standards for teachers and students. Our proud history spans more than 150 years.
Join your teaching colleagues on the North Lawn of the State Capitol Building in Hartford on Tuesday, May 12. Your activism is needed to tell lawmakers that Raised Bill No. 1095 - An Act Concerning Student Assessments, must be amended to ensure less testing, more learning for your students.
Connecticut lawmakers should eliminate the burdensome SBAC test and create an improved system of school accountability that is not unduly tied to one arbitrary test score.
Other states are moving forward with plans to reduce high-pressure testing.
More and more people are standing up and taking notice of CEA's proposal to reduce testing and increase accountability in our public schools.
A guide to corporate reformers and profiteers,and their impact on public education.
The CEA Representative Assembly (RA), held each May, is CEA's highest policy-making body. During two days of business, approximately 500 delegates take action to decide Association policies, including adopting amendments to the CEA RA Standing Rules, the CEA Constitution and Bylaws, approving revisions to the CEA Resolutions, and voting on new business items.
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Legislation would eliminate the excise tax on higher-cost health insurance plans scheduled to take effect in 2018.
More than 80 retired teachers sought out their legislators to discuss issues important to students and teachers.
This workshop will provide you with an overview of the Connecticut Teachers' Retirement System.
Share your comments about the administration of the reading survey and it's appropriateness for determining your needs in teaching reading to your students.
A simple guide to help clarify some confusion about what the teacher evaluation guidelines require your plan to include.
Explore new and review familiar ways to live responsibly with these lessons, projects, activities, and games provided by NEA.
Check out the online edition of our April CEA Advisor.
Attend this workshop offered by CEA's Human & Civil Rights Commission on Wednesday, May 20.
If the legislature doesn't adequately support the Retired Teachers' Health Insurance Fund, the fund's instability and potential for insolvency will continue.
LATEST BLOG POSTS
May 01, 2015
“We need educators from across the state to stand up and speak out to end burdensome, high-stakes testing in Connecticut,” said CEA Executive Director Mark Waxenberg. Waxenberg told Hartford County CEA leaders at a forum in Hartford earlier this week that legislators are considering a testing bill, Senate Bill 1095, but it must be amended […]
April 30, 2015
There’s always strength in numbers. The more individuals you can rally together, the better. Truer words have never been spoken when it comes to teachers and health care. In fact, if teachers can get—though legislative action this year—the option of joining the state employees’ health care plan, then many educators, as well as the towns […]
LOCAL AND NATIONAL HEADLINES
April 20 - theday.com
While there is no such thing as the perfect candidate, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's nomination of Dr. Dianna R. Wentzell as the state's next education commissioner comes close.