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NEA-Danbury Members Remind Board That an Investment in Teachers Is an Investment in Danbury’s Children

A sea of #RedforEd greeted Danbury Board of Education members at the Board’s meeting last night where more than 250 Danbury teachers filled the meeting room and spilled into the hallways and outside the building.

Danbury teachers wearing #RedforEd arrived early ahead of last night’s Board of Education meeting.

“We are an investment for this community,” third grade teacher and NEA-Danbury President Erin Daly told Board of Education members. “When you invest in us, you’re investing in our children. When you invest in us, you’re investing in your community. If we as a community refuse to invest in our teachers, we are revealing to our students how little we value them.”

NEA-Danbury is heading into contract mediation and members showed up at the meeting in force to present a united front. Read more