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Posts tagged ‘Senator Chris Murphy’

Senator Murphy Listens to Challenges Facing Bridgeport Teachers

Lauding the work that Bridgeport teachers do, in very challenging circumstances, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy recently told a group of Bridgeport educators that their jobs have...

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CEA, Other Educators Join Chris Murphy in Saying No to Arming Teachers

CEA joined U.S. Senator Chris Murphy and other Connecticut leaders in education at a news conference calling on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to abandon plans that would allow the use of federal funds to...

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Statement from CEA President Sheila Cohen on Senate Approval of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education

devos-cartoonWe thank all our teachers, parents, and the public for their tireless efforts—the rallies, the flood of phone calls, and the deluge of emails—in opposition to Betsy DeVos as secretary of education.

While the odds were not in our favor and we are certainly disappointed with the outcome, we succeeded in raising the level of public opposition to DeVos and her anti-public education schemes to new heights. Read more