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Connecticut Educators Reenergized by Work at NEA RA, Ready to Face New Challenges

Southington teachers Mark Hill and Dan Hart wear Red For Ed.

Delegates to the NEA Representative Assembly (RA) are ready to utilize the power of the burgeoning Red for Ed movement to meet new challenges to public education head on. After a week full of hard work on behalf of the more than 3 million NEA members around the country, CEA members who were elected to represent Connecticut teachers are now heading home from Minneapolis reenergized and ready to share lessons learned with their colleagues.

Educators spent the lion’s share of their time at the Minneapolis Convention Center debating and adopting new policy statements, resolutions, amendments to existing policies, and more than 100 new business items, which, taken together, create a detailed NEA education policy blueprint for the upcoming year.

Some of the new energy fueling educators also comes from the inspiring leaders delegates heard from throughout the six-day event. Read more