Today, Governor Malloy reaffirmed his decision to veto the budget that passed this weekend. CEA agrees that a better bipartisan budget is needed for Connecticut, and is calling on legislators to convene immediately to craft a budget that works for all of us and invests in public education.
In order to move Connecticut forward, a real bipartisan budget must: Read more
Throughout the state budget process, CEA members have been strong advocates. Here’s what happened at the Capitol Friday.
This is our last chance to have our voices heard before the budget vote.
Legislators are expected to vote on a budget this Thursday or Friday. School budgets across the state are at risk.
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Legislators may vote on a new state budget this week. A new plan unveiled by Governor Malloy would lessen the school funding cuts that were part of his executive order, but it would also impose new cuts on cities and towns that will impact school budgets.
Legislators need to hear from you.
Cutting school programs, laying off teachers and administrators, diminishing resources, and increasing class sizes. These are just some of the...
Legislators decided to delay yesterday’s budget vote, giving you more time to speak out against actions that would hurt your students, your school, your retirement, and your future.
Your voice makes a difference, but some legislators have not yet heard from teachers. Contact them and tell them to
1) Vote against any teacher retirement cost shift (shifting millions in costs from the state to the towns and putting pressure on school budgets)
2) Vote against any increase in teacher pension contributions
3) Vote against any cuts to ECS funding
TAKE ACTION NOW.
If legislators don’t hear from teachers they will believe these issues are not important. You can change that. CLICK HERE and tell your legislators why they must vote against any attacks on students, teachers, and public education.