June 2017

East Hartford Stands Strong for Public Education

Hundreds protest remarks by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos

"DeVos Wrong, East Hartford Strong!"

That was the chant from more than 200 teachers, paraprofessionals, students, parents, CEA leaders and staff, and community members gathered on the front lawn of East Hartford High School.

Students, teachers, parents, and community members rallied for public education and spoke out against efforts to undermine public schools. Teachers made national news as they stood together and stood up against an attack on East Hartford Public Schools by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos.

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