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The Republican budget that passed the legislature contained a teacher tax, but no cost shift. However, the governor has said he will veto that plan, and that would mean legislators once again will be considering both issues to try to solve the budget deficit. We must stand strong and ready to fight back against both the cost shift and the teacher tax because they hurt students, teachers, and public education.


CEA News and Information

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    Setting the Record Straight on the Teacher Tax

    September 23, 2017

    The Republican budget increases the payroll tax on teachers from 6 percent to 8 percent. None of this tax increase will go toward the state’s unfunded teacher pension liability—it will instead reduce the state’s contribution to teacher retirement.

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    CEA Retirement Workshops Coming to a School Near You

    September 21, 2017

    Want to learn more about planning for retirement? Comprehensive CEA workshops held around the state cover all issues related to the State Teachers’ Retirement System, such as retirement eligibility, purchasing additional service, how Social Security may be affected, retiree health insurance, and choosing a retirement plan. CEA Retirement Specialist Robyn Kaplan-Cho will cover a wide […]

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    Professional Development Just Got Better

    September 20, 2017

    CEA is proud to announce we are a State Department of Education designated provider of professional development. As part of a recent push to provide teachers with meaningful professional learning rather than strictly compliance-based training, CEA has developed a catalog of Professional Learning Academy workshops that can be incorporated into your school or district’s formal […]

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