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Voters Send Clear Message: Invest in Public Schools, Create New Revenue System

state-budget-fbFed up with continuous budget deficits, Connecticut voters want their state legislators to take action and create a budget that works for all of us—but not on the backs of our children and families.

According to a new survey, voters say improving Connecticut’s future means investing in public schools and creating a new, fairer tax system that keeps taxes low for the middle class and asks corporations and the wealthy to pay their fair share.

“Voters want to protect public education, children, the economy, and jobs, and they do not want these priorities to be undermined by the next state budget,” said CEA President Sheila Cohen. “This is the first time we have heard directly from voters regarding how they want Connecticut to handle the state’s fiscal crisis, and their concerns should be used as the foundation for moving forward.” Read more

Common Core Task Force Reviews CEA, AFT Survey of Teachers

At today's meeting of the State's Common Core Task Force members looked directly at the issues teachers themselves report having implementing the Common Core State Standards...

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