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    Democrats to Filibuster Supreme Court Nominee With Troubling Record on Students With Disabilities

    March 23, 2017

    Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer of New York today said he will lead a filibuster against Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch. On the fourth and final day of the Senate hearing on the nominee, Democrats are persuaded they can’t support Gorsuch’s nomination. Gorsuch has repeatedly ruled against students with disabilities who seek public education, […]

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    CEA Expresses Alarm to President Trump Over Deportation of Students

    March 22, 2017

    CEA is joining together with other Connecticut education stakeholders to urge President Trump to ensure that schools continue to be safe places where children, regardless of immigrant and/or citizenship status, will not have their learning interrupted. Commenting earlier this year on President Trump’s executive order on immigration, CEA President Sheila Cohen said, “Teachers strive to […]

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    Resources for Music in Our Schools Month

    March 21, 2017

    Now, when some public school music programs can face budget cuts, is a critical time to support music in our schools. March is Music In Our Schools Month (MIOSM), and the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) website provides ideas for how to participate in MIOSM and promote support for school music. A menu offers […]

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