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BUDGET PLAN PUTS TEACHER PENSION, HEALTHCARE FUND, AND SCHOOL FUNDING IN THE CROSSHAIRS

The Governor's budget address is Wed., Feb. 8, but he has already outlined budget plans that impact our pensions and healthcare fund. Read CEA's reaction. Read CT Mirror Article


SPECIAL BUDGET EDITION OF CEAGO ON WEDNESDAY

CEA will be paying close attention to the governor’s budget plan and will keep you updated on proposals that impact our students, our schools, and our profession.

Stay tuned to cea.org and blogcea.org for updates and watch for a special CEAgo update in your email on Wednesday with all the budget highlights, video and comments from CEA leaders.


A shiny apple these Connecticut legislators for introducing bills requested by CEA that would support students, teachers, and public education.


A rotten apple to these Connecticut legislators for introducing anti-public education and anti-union bills that would hurt students and teachers.


EDUCATION NEWS IN ONE PLACE

Don't have time to search for education news? Stay up-to-date on the news that affects your students and your profession. Visit CTEdwatch.org.

TEACHERS KEEP UP PRESSURE AGAINST BETSY DEVOS

She is the most opposed and unqualified candidate for Secretary of Education since the department was formed more than three decades ago. More than 1 million teachers and supporters emailed and another 50,000 called their senators, urging them to oppose DeVos.


THE NEXT FRIEDRICHS-TYPE CASE IS APPROACHING

Educators dodged a bullet with last year's Supreme Court decision in Friedrichs. But teachers and all union employees are targets of anti-union forces hell-bent on trying to destroy our individual and collective bargain rights, and our union—and if Neil Gorsuch becomes the next Supreme Court Justice—that could happen sooner than later. Read A Five Year Assault on Teachers and Unions.


MARK YOUR CALENDARS

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS

CEA invites you to attend our free workshops

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CEA NEW TEACHER CONFERENCE

Workshops and networking for early-career teachers

CEA MEMBER DEALS & DISCOUNTS

Save on tickets to Harlem Globetrotters (Feb. 18), Cirque du Soleil (March 15-19) at the XL Center in Hartford. Click here for your discount code.