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CEA advocates for students, 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 public education. Our proud history spans more than 150 years.


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    Shout Out for Public Schools, Westport Teachers at the Oscars

    February 27, 2017

    While teachers around the country are severely disappointed that we now have a secretary of education with no experience in the public schools, the silver lining is that opposition to Betsy DeVos has inspired many to stand up and draw positive attention to public schools. Just last night at the Oscars, Westport Public Schools alumnus […]

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    Songs and Stories of the Irish: Free Performance this March

    February 24, 2017

    Come hear tales of the mysterious Fairy Folk with traditional Irish songs and insights into the Irish life of days gone by, including emigration to the New World and the growth of the diaspora. Storyteller and singer Helena Byrne will give a special performance at the newly reopened Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University […]

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    CEA President: CT Teachers Will Continue to Stand Up for Transgender Students

    February 23, 2017

    The Trump administration has rescinded federal protections for transgender students in public schools that allowed them to use restrooms and locker rooms that correspond to their gender identity. While federal law remains the same and the interpretation of Title IX will ultimately be decided in the courts, this latest move does much to undermine the […]

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