CEAGo for November 8, 2017

TOGETHER WE MADE A DIFFERENCE

Thanks to the advocacy and outreach of CEA teachers across the state, our battle for a fair state budget succeeded in preserving the critical funding needed for public schools and our students, instead of increasing class sizes, eliminating programs, and cutting teaching positions.

Read more on the budget.

See how your town fares under this new plan.

TEACHERS TEACHING SUCCESS

Have you seen CEA’s latest TV ad? It depicts a teacher interacting with students and flashes forward to the adults these students will become, thanks to educators who recognized and nurtured their potential.

Watch the ad at cea.org/potential/.

CEA LAWSUIT INFLUENCES NEW STATE BUDGET

The new state budget restores critical ECS funding to education. Read CEA news release.

HELP A CHILD THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

You can make a huge difference in the life of a child this holiday season by becoming a Holiday Bear sponsor. Click here for all the information.

Watch how an entire classroom got involved.

shiny apple to the thousands of teachers who stood up and spoke out against legislative proposals that would hurt their students and their profession.


rotten apple to the GOP members of Congress whose tax plan eliminates the teacher tax deduction for out-of-pocket classroom expenses.

Watch the shocking Q&A regarding the GOP tax plan.

GOP Tax Plan Ends Deductions For Teachers Buying School Supplies.

THANKSGIVING SAVINGS

Get Thanksgiving staples and all the fixings for less at BJ’s Wholesale Club. CEA members pay only $35 for a $50 membership. Visit cea.org/mb.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MARK TWAIN

CEA members pay only $12 admission (normally $19) to the Mark Twain House & Museum. Details at cea.org/mb.

 

Author: Nancy Sasso Janis

Nancy Sasso Janis currently is a first grade teacher at Andrew Avenue Elementary School. She has been teaching first grade and kindergarten in the district for thirty years.