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March 15, 2019

Keep Guns Out of Classrooms

Congresswoman Jahana Hayes joined other members of Connecticut's Congressional delegation condemning Betsy DeVos' School Safety Commission recommendations to use federal education funds to buy guns. Read what they are doing to protect teachers and watch the newsconference video.

Teachers Speak Out

CEA members, leaders, and staff are speaking out on issues that impact teachers' livelihoods and retirement security, as well as educational outcomes for students. Hear what your colleagues are saying about

Salary Freeze Prompts Action, Unites Waterbury Teachers

Several hundred Waterbury teachers, wearing Red for Ed T-shirts, showed their strength as a union at a recent Board of Education meeting. Read story.

Shiny Apple

A shiny apple to Senators Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal and Congresswomen Rosa DeLauro and Jahana Hayes for standing up for teachers by introducing legislation to prevent federal dollars from being used to buy guns for schools. Read story.

Join Jahana Hayes in Waterbury

Join Congresswoman Jahana Hayes in saying no to arming teachers. Attend her news conference at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 19 at Kennedy High School in Waterbury.

Say No to Cost Shift

A plan to shift the cost of teacher pensions onto cities and towns is still being discussed by legislators. Watch for CEA Action Alerts in the coming weeks with details on what you can do to help defeat this bad plan.

Bridgeport Legislator Remembered

Condolences to family, friends, and constituents of Rep. Ezequiel Santiago who passed away last night. Read story.

Rotten Apple

A rotten apple to the Trump Administration for a plan to cut $7 billion in federal education funding.


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Dog lovers and Paw Patrol fans! Bring your four-legged friends to the Bridgeport Sound Tigers hockey Pucks & Paws game on March 31 and meet Chase & Marshall too!