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March 15, 2018
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ROLL BACK THE TAX

Take action now and tell legislators to repeal the increase in the teacher payroll tax. A public hearing is being held tomorrow. Submit testimony or plan to attend in person.

Tell legislators why this increase is unfair to teachers and must be repealed .


TAKE THE BUS TO THE MARCH FOR OUR LIVES RALLY

Join your colleagues and spur congressional action to keep our schools safe and end the epidemic of school violence. Ride free CEA buses from across the state to the Hartford march on March 24. Registration is required. Family and friends of CEA members are also welcome to ride the bus. Don't wait. Space is limited.


SHINY APPLES

A shiny apple to the hundreds of teachers who submitted testimony on two important bills: one to address aggressive student behavior and another to the roll back the teacher tax.

SHARE YOUR STORIES AND HELP PROTECT TEACHERS FROM AGGRESSIVE STUDENT BEHAVIOR

"I was kicked, scratched, and knocked down by a student. The next day, he was back in my classroom with no consequences for his assault." This is just one of many stories teachers are sharing with CEA and legislators to help protect educators from student attacks in the classroom. Join the campaign to keep teachers safe from aggressive student behavior.

Share your stories with CEA and legislators.

Hear emotional testimony from educators who continue to suffer from repeated injuries caused by students:


TEACHERS STAND WITH CEA TO SUPPORT STUDENTS AT WALK-IN FOR SAFE SCHOOLS

Thousands of teachers in dozens of locals participated in Walk-Ins For Safe Schools yesterday.

Read the story about statewide events.


ROTTEN APPLES

A rotten apple to the Fiscal Stability and Economic Growth Commission—the CEO-led 1% Commission—for recommending the elimination of collective bargaining and a host of other anti-union measures.

UPCOMING EVENTS

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS REGARDING AGGRESSIVE STUDENT BEHAVIORS

Attend a free CEA member program this weekend and get information about dealing with difficult behaviors and how to prevent and respond to assaults by students.

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