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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.
Students' emotional well-being and precious learning time at risk.
Contact your legislators to create less testing, more learning.
Momentum builds to amend SB 1095; Contact your legislators.
Hundreds of people packed the North Lawn of the State Capitol for the rally. Listen to comments from CEA leaders.
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.
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LATEST BLOG POSTS
May 21, 2015
Family stress and poverty rank highest as barriers to students’ academic success according to a new survey of the 2015 State Teachers of the Year — and Connecticut educators agree. After listening to Connecticut’s Teacher of the Year Cara Quinn give a compelling speech about poverty’s effect on her East Hartford students, CEA member delegates to the […]
May 20, 2015
Teachers from across the state are sounding the alarm about the negative effects of SBAC on the social and emotional well-being of children. According to the initial findings of a new survey of K-12 teachers...
Cohen and Leake re-elected to lead CEA.
Big turnout of educators, parents, and the public call for an end to excessive testing.
Legislation would eliminate the excise tax on higher-cost health insurance plans scheduled to take effect in 2018.
Teachers deserve thanks every single day, but it's fitting to have a special occasion when we can all turn and offer our gratitude to the teachers in our lives.
The discounts and special offers from NEA Member Benefits save teachers a considerable amount. Check out this month's deals.
Highlights from the CEA-Retired Annual Spring Business Meeting.
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.
LOCAL AND NATIONAL HEADLINES
May 12 - wtnh.com
Hundreds of members of the Connecticut Education Association and the American Federation of Teachers of Connecticut rallied outside the state's Capitol on Tuesday.
May 12 - ctpost.com
Chanting "Let us teach," about 500 educators from around the state went from their classrooms to a rally at the state Capitol late Tuesday afternoon, urging lawmakers to reduce the number of required standardized tests given to public school students.
May 12 - CT News Junkie
Teachers rally against excessive testing.