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2017 CEA Testimony

Read the following testimony that CEA has given for the current legislative session.


APRIL


APR 3

House Bill 5218 - An Act Concerning Portions of the State Budget Concerning the Education Cost Sharing Formula and Other Aid to Municipalities
Testimony of Mark Waxenberg, Executive Director, before the Appropriations Committee


MARCH


MAR 20

House Bill 7275 - An Act Concerning The Minimum Budget Requirement
Testimony of Donald Williams, Director of Policy and Research, before the Education Committee


MAR 20

House Bill 7270 - The Education Cost Sharing Grant Formula for Fiscal Years Ending June 30, 2018 and June 30, 2019
Testimony of Mark Waxenberg, Executive Director, before the Education Committee


MAR 20

Senate Bill 1026 - An Act Concerning Revisions to the High School Graduation Requirements
Testimony of Thomas Marak, North Haven teacher, before the Education Committee


MAR 20

Senate Bill 1014 - An Act Concerning Various Revisions and Additions to the Education Statutes (Section 21 Re: Community Schools Pilot Program)
Testimony of Ray Rossomando, Research and Policy Specialist, before the Education Committee


MAR 20

Senate Bill 1014 - An Act Concerning Various Revisions and Additions to the Education Statutes (Section 24)
Testimony of Christopher Hankins, CEA Legal Counsel, before the Education Committee


MAR 20

Senate Bill 1014 - An Act Concerning Various Revisions and Additions to the Education Statutes (Sections 3, 4, 6, and 22)
Testimony of Michele O'Neill, Educational Issues Specialist, before the Education Committee


MAR 16

House Bill 7255 - An Act Establishing a Task Force to Conduct a Feasibility Study Regarding the Creation of a Special Education Predictable Cost Cooperative
Testimony of Ray Rossomando, Research and Policy Specialist, before the Education Committee


MAR 16

House Bill 7253 - An Act Concerning Minor Revisions and Additions to the Education Statutes
Testimony of Ray Rossomando, Research and Policy Specialist, before the Education Committee


MAR 16

House Bill 7252 - An Act Establishing an Adjudication Process for Special Education and the Right of Parents to Observe Their Children at School
Testimony of Bob Smoler, Math teacher at Fairfield Warde H.S., before the Education Committee


MAR 16

House Bill 7251 - An Act Concerning Reform District Turnaround Plans
Testimony of Donald Williams, Director of Policy and Research, before the Education Committee


MAR 9

House Bill 7050 - An Act Concerning Enhancements to Municipal Finance and Accountability
Testimony of Mark Waxenberg, Executive Director, before the Education Committee


MAR 6

Senate Bill 955 - An Act Concerning State Assistance to Certain Underperforming School Districts
Testimony of Donald Williams, Director of Policy and Research, before the Education Committee


MAR 6

Senate Bill 786 - An Act Concerning Education Mandate Relief, Transparency, and Regional Incentives
Testimony of Kate Field, Teacher Development Specialist, before the Education Committee


MAR 6

House Bill 7207 - An Act Making Revisions to the Student Data Privacy Act of 2016
Testimony of Ray Rossomando, Research and Policy Specialist, before the Education Committee


MAR 6

House Bill 7206 - An Act Concerning Charter Management Organizations
Testimony of Mark Waxenberg, Executive Director, before the Education Committee


MAR 6

House Bill 7203 - An Act Concerning A Review of the Impact of the Racial Imbalance Law on School Districts

House Bill 7201 - An Act Applying the Sheff Definition of Reduced-Isolation Setting to All Interdistrict Magnet Schools in the State

Senate Bill 954 - An Act Concerning The Development of a Plan for Universal Preschool

Testimony of the Connecticut Education Association, before the Education Committee


MAR 6

Raised Bill 786 - An Act Concerning Education Mandate Relief, Transparency, and Regional Incentives
Testimony of Kate Field, Teacher Development Specialist, before the Education Committee


MAR 6

Raised Bill 786 - An Act Concerning Education Mandate Relief, Transparency, and Regional Incentives
Testimony of Michele O'Neill, Educational Issues Specialist, before the Education Committee


MAR 2

Senate Bill 873 - An Act Concerning A Two-Generational Initiative
Testimony of Ray Rossomando, Research and Policy Specialist, before the Education Committee


MAR 1

House Bill 7035 - An Act Implementing The Governor'S Budget Recommendations Concerning Education

Senate Bill 2 - An Act Concerning the Development of a More Equitable Education Cost-Sharing Grant Formula
Testimony of Mark Waxenberg, Executive Director, before the Education Committee


MAR 1

House Bill 7035 - An Act Implementing The Governor'S Budget Recommendations Concerning Education

Senate Bill 711 - An Act Permitting the Reduction of the Minimum Budget Requirement
Testimony of Donald Williams, Director of Policy and Research, before the Education Committee


MAR 1

Senate Bill 910 - An Act Implementing the Recommendations of the Department of Education
Testimony of Kate Field, Teacher Development Specialist, before the Education Committee


MAR 1

House Bill 7156 - An Act Concerning Access to Student Records for Certain Unaccompanied Youths

House Bill 7155 - An Act Requiring the Office of Early Childhood to Develop a Proposed Early Childhood Educator Compensation Schedule

House Bill 7154 - An Act Concerning Students' Right to Privacy in Their Personal Mobile Electronics Devices

Senate Bill 913 - An Act Concerning School Paraprofessional Training
Testimony of Ray Rossomando, Research and Policy Specialist, before the Education Committee


MAR 1

Senate Bill 910 - An Act Implementing the Recommendations of the Department of Education
Testimony of Michele O'Neill, Educational Issues Specialist, before the Education Committee


FEBRUARY


FEB 28


Raised Bill 7111 - An Act Concerning the Restraint, Seclusion and Placing in Time Out of Students by School Employees
Testimony of Robyn Kaplan-Cho, Retirement Specialist, before the Committee on Children


FEB 27

Raised Bill 7135 - An Act Adopting the Revised Uniform Arbitration Act
Testimony of Christopher Hankins, Legal Counsel, before the Judiciary Committee


FEB 21


Proposed Bill 542 - An Act Establishing the Connecticut Special Education Predictable Cost Cooperative
Testimony of Ray Rossomando, Research and Policy Specialist, before the Insurance and Real Estate Committee


FEB 14


Senate Bill 27 - An Act Including Certain Mental or Emotional Impairments Within the Definition Of "Personal Injury" Under the Workers' Compensation Statutes
Testimony of Melanie Kolek, CEA Legal Counsel, before the Committee on Labor and Public Employees


FEB 8


House Bill 7000 - An Act Equalizing Access To Student-Generated Financial Aid
Testimony of Ray Rossomando, Research and Policy Specialist, before the Higher Education and Employment Advancement Committee


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