Connecticut needs a predictable, sustainable, and dedicated revenue source for every public school in the state. That's the message CEA delivered to the legislature's Education Committee along with a new plan that does just that. Read CEA release.
No surprise to teachers that a Connecticut education is among the top in the country. U.S. News & World Report ranks Connecticut 4th in how well students are educated.
CEA called on the legislature to ensure that charter schools run by charter management organizations are transparent in their financial decisions and in their policy decisions that result in excessive expulsion rates and practices that push lower-performing students out of their schools. Read CEA's testimony.
A shiny apple to Westport Public Schools alumnus Justin Paul, who, after winning an Oscar for Best Original Song in the movie La La Land, praised his Westport teachers and his public school education. Watch his acceptance speech.
A rotten apple to Sen. Art Linares of Westbrook, who at last week's Education Committee hearing implied that teacher retirement is too high and takes funds away from students.
A rotten apple to President Donald Trump who used his first live television address to a joint session of Congress to praise Betsy DeVos and their plan to push school vouchers. Read Ed Week and New York Times articles.
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