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Don't Miss Your Special NEA Member Perks

To help you get the most out of your membership, NEA Member Benefits has worked with its partners to arrange special NEA member offers, bonuses and freebies.

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School Funding, DeVos & More: CEA Leaders Speaking Out on the Air

CEA leaders are speaking out about the governor's budget proposal, the need for the state to invest in all public schools, Betsy DeVos, and more.

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When Was the Last Time You Talked to Your Legislators?

Do your state senator and state representative know who you are? Thanks to a meeting over coffee on a recent Saturday, Senator Toni Boucher now knows the names and faces of leaders of each of the local CEA affiliates in the towns that she represents.

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Senators Murphy and Blumenthal to Vote 'No' on DeVos Confirmation

Teachers have been calling and emailing their senators in unprecedented numbers,d and those senators are taking notice.

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Mystic Seaport for Educators Summer 2017 Fellowships Available

Mystic Seaport is currently looking for creative, enthusiastic, and dedicated teachers to participate in the Mystic Seaport for Educators (MSE) website research and content creation program.

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2018 NEA Foundation Global Learning Fellowship

The NEA Foundation's Global Learning Fellowship is now accepting applications! For the first time, from now until February 28, 2017, all active NEA classroom teachers may apply for this exciting, restructured learning opportunity.

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Be Ready to Act to Support Public Education: Join Your Colleagues

The unprecedented number of calls and emails U.S. senators have received in opposition to the nomination of Betsy DeVos for secretary of education make it clear that teachers understand the outsized role that policy and politics can play in their classrooms.

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Teachers Continue Push Against DeVos on Last Day Before Committee Vote

Odds may not be in their favor, but teachers are continuing to stand strong against the nomination of Betsy Devos for U.S. secretary of education.

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Teachers Reject Immigration Ban: Read Statement from CEA President

The executive order President Donald Trump signed Friday banning immigrants and refugees from seven majority-Muslim countries has teachers expressing condemnation and outrage.

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Display Your Students' Artwork at CEA in Hartford

CEA headquarters in Hartford proudly displays student artwork on a monthly rotating basis, and we invite your school to create our next display.

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President Trump Says Education System Leaves Students 'Deprived of All Knowledge'


Surprising many education observers, President Donald Trump mentioned public schools during his inaugural address—but not in a way that pleased students, parents, or teachers.

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December-January Issue of the CEA Advisor Now Available

While the election is over, the battle to protect our students, our profession, and our future is just beginning.

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New Report Conceals SBAC Problems

CEA and AFT CT shed light in Minority Report.

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Classroom Resources for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Help students put in perspective Martin Luther King Jr.'s life, his impact on the Civil Rights Movement, and his significance to American culture and history.

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Governor to Propose New Education Funding Formula

In his State of the State address on the opening day of the 2017 legislative session, Governor Malloy today committed to funding teacher pensions and said he plans to propose a new method for how state education aid is distributed.

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