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Students' emotional well-being and precious learning time at risk.
Contact your legislators to create less testing, more learning.
Momentum builds to amend SB 1095; Contact your legislators.
Hundreds of people packed the North Lawn of the State Capitol for the rally. Listen to comments from CEA leaders.
Other states are moving forward with plans to reduce high-pressure testing.
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LATEST BLOG POSTS
May 27, 2015
Connecticut’s High School Assessment Working Group late yesterday afternoon voted unanimously to sack the 11th grade Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) test, and restore precious teaching and learning time for students. CEA Executive Director Mark Waxenberg, who represents the Association on the working group said, “This is a positive step forward. It will restore much needed […]
May 26, 2015
CEA members and their families will be taking part in the Connecticut Climate March and Hartford Earth Festival this Sunday, May 31. At noon we’ll be marching from the State Capitol to the Mortensen Riverfront Plaza where there will be live music, inspiring speakers, food, and games. This is a family friendly event and a […]
Join us as we march in solidarity with a coalition of both environmental and human rights organizations from across the state united under Climate Justice!
Cohen and Leake re-elected to lead CEA.
Big turnout of educators, parents, and the public call for an end to excessive testing.
Legislation would eliminate the excise tax on higher-cost health insurance plans scheduled to take effect in 2018.
Teachers deserve thanks every single day, but it's fitting to have a special occasion when we can all turn and offer our gratitude to the teachers in our lives.
The discounts and special offers from NEA Member Benefits save teachers a considerable amount. Check out this month's deals.
Highlights from the CEA-Retired Annual Spring Business Meeting.
More than 80 retired teachers sought out their legislators to discuss issues important to students and teachers.
This workshop will provide you with an overview of the Connecticut Teachers' Retirement System.
LOCAL AND NATIONAL HEADLINES
May 12 - wtnh.com
Hundreds of members of the Connecticut Education Association and the American Federation of Teachers of Connecticut rallied outside the state's Capitol on Tuesday.
May 12 - ctpost.com
Chanting "Let us teach," about 500 educators from around the state went from their classrooms to a rally at the state Capitol late Tuesday afternoon, urging lawmakers to reduce the number of required standardized tests given to public school students.
May 12 - CT News Junkie
Teachers rally against excessive testing.