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    Ellington Teachers Strengthen Connections, Build Union’s Future

    November 17, 2017

    Sometimes teachers only think about their union when it comes to matters governed by their contract, but leaders of the Ellington Education Association (EEA) are trying to change that. “We don’t want to just be ghostbusters—the people you call when there’s a problem,” says President Mark Mahler. “A union should be a big group that […]

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    CEA Vice President on the Air Discussing How to Brighten Holidays for Needy Children

    November 17, 2017

    In public school classrooms across the state, students whose families are facing financial hardship have been nominated by their teachers to receive gifts through the Holiday Bear program. A project of the Connecticut Education Foundation (CEF)—CEA’s charitable arm—Holiday Bear brightens the holidays for children in need. You can make a difference by sponsoring a child! […]

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    CEA Urges Hartford Healthcare and Anthem to End Negotiating Impasse

    November 16, 2017

    The Connecticut Education Association and its 43,000 members are calling on Hartford HealthCare and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield to end their negotiating impasse. “The health and lives of many thousands of Connecticut residents are being held hostage by the inability of two large corporations to reach a fair agreement,” said CEA President Sheila […]

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