CEA TV AD CRITICIZES GOVERNOR’S PLAN TO CREATE WINNERS AND LOSERS
A new CEA TV ad featuring CEA members and Connecticut students hit the airwaves this week, highlighting the need for the state to invest in all public schools, not divide schools, parents, and communities into clear winners and losers. Read CEA release.
Read story: Teachers union slams Malloy plan to cut aid to better-off schools
Listen to Mark Waxenberg discuss CEA’s TV ad and other education issues with Brad Davis on WDRC Radio
WILL BETSY DEVOS DESTROY PUBLIC EDUCATION?
Here’s what you should know about the new U.S. Secretary of Education. Read article.
Listen to CEA Director of Policy, Research, and Reform Don Williams on WNPR Where We Live discussing the future of education under Betsy DeVos
A shiny apple to Senator Toni Boucher for meeting with CEA local presidents in New Canaan, Redding, Ridgefield, Weston, Westport, and Wilton to discuss teacher priorities including education funding, pensions, teacher evaluation, and charter school transparency. Read story.
A rotten apple to Governor Malloy for proposing millions of new dollars for charter schools while cutting funds for special education and neighborhood public schools across the state. Read CT Mirror article.
MEET WITH YOUR LEGISLATORS
CEA is hosting at-home meetings with legislative leaders in your district. Contact Chris Donovan to set up a meeting in your local.