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August 28, 2018
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A NEW BEGINNING

CEA's new leadership team welcomes you back to school with a fresh perspective on Connecticut public education and our future.

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HE SAID WHAT?

"Thank God for the Janus Decision." "It takes them out right at the knees." "It gives us more power with the union leadership." Those are just some of the anti-union comments gubernatorial candidate Bob Stefanowski made in just :40 seconds. Watch the video.

WELCOME BACK CELEBRATIONS

Local unions across the state are holding luncheons, parties, BBQ's, and other social events to welcome new and returning teachers into their districts and letting them know all the union does to support them in the classroom and in their careers. Here are a few of the celebrations.


DEVOS WANTS GUNS IN SCHOOLS

Betsy DeVos is at it again. Now she wants to divert federal education funds to buy guns. Read the shocking story and how Senator Chris Murphy is standing up against the plan.



WEAR RED FOR ED WITH PRIDE

We're raising our voices and supporting our students and public schools by wearing Red for Ed. Local districts across the state are joining the Red for Ed campaign by purchasing customized t-shirts for all of their members. Click here to get details on the CEA-designed shirts and how you can personalize them with your local's name.

SHINY APPLE

A shiny apple to Senator Chris Murphy for supporting teachers and fighting back against a bill being considered by the Senate that would use federal funds to buy guns for schools. Murphy introduced an amendment that would block Betsy DeVos' plan to arm teachers.

ROTTEN APPLE

A rotten apple to Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, who, like Betsy DeVos, wants to privatize public education and receives support from organizations that undermine public education and the teaching profession. Read Five Facts You Need to Know About Kavanaugh.


Upcoming Events

CEA'S NEW TEACHER CONFERENCE

Attend CEA's free New Teacher Conference on October 20 at the Heritage Hotel in Southbury and learn new skills that can improve your pedagogy and your ability to make a difference in the classroom.

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GO HUSKIES


Buy your discount tickets to UConn's homecoming game, October 27, and join the fun and festivities at the free CEA teacher tailgate tent, sponsored by California Casualty.

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RUNNERS AND VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Join Team CEF as a runner, donor, or volunteer at the Eversource Hartford Marathon October 13. Click on the button below for more information.

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