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Stay Up to Date This Legislative Session AND Get a Chance to Win a $25 Gift Card

The 2020 session of the Connecticut General Assembly begins tomorrow. Though it’s a short session (three months compared to the five the legislature meets in odd-numbered years), it’s sure to be packed with many issues for lawmakers to tackle.

Stay up to date on all the education-related happenings at the legislature this session by subscribing to BlogCEA. Every week this month new subscribers to BlogCEA will have the chance to win a $25 Target gift card. Winners will be drawn every Friday.

Based on your feedback, some of the issues around which CEA will be seeking legislation this session include education funding, collective bargaining, health insurance, DCF and workers compensation, sick school buildings, and trauma and social-emotional supports for students.

The CEA Government Relations Department is also closely watching any proposals that would weaken unions or teacher pensions, establish school vouchers, or otherwise harm public education. CEA staff is working to protect your ability to be effective with your students, improve working conditions, and advocate for funding to avoid increasing class sizes, prevent job reductions, and safeguard salary and benefits.

Stay tuned to BlogCEA for all the news that impacts you, your students, and your profession.

What Would You Ask Candidates for President?

This Saturday, December 14 at 10 a.m., NEA is co-hosting a public education forum with presidential candidates focused on economic, racial, and social justice.

Sen. Michael Bennet, Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Cory Booker, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Sen. Bernie Sanders, Tom Steyer, and Sen. Elizabeth Warren will sit down to answer questions from educators, parents, and students about how they’re going to support strong public schools.

If you could ask these 2020 presidential candidates one question, what would it be? Click here to submit it. »

NEA is teaming up with organizations like AROS, NAACP, AFT, Voto Latino and many more for this public education forum so you can hear directly from candidates about where they stand on issues affecting educators, students, and their families.

NEA’s goal is to understand the issues and candidate qualities that matter most to educators, to make sure the voices of public education advocates are heard often throughout this presidential campaign.

Your voice matters and these presidential candidates need to hear from you. Submit your question today and it just might get asked at the Dec. 14 public education forum. »