For several days now bits and pieces of the Governor’s education proposals have trickled out. Today, all was revealed during his state of the state address.

Here are the major education components:

BUDGET

For Bristol, his proposed changes to Educational Costs Sharing (ECS) would mean an addition $1.39 million for our schools next year. Full details of the education budget can be found here.

REFORM

A side by side comparison of the current tenure system and what he proposes can be found here.

Click here to read the AFT CT position on tenure and the Governor’s proposed changes.

The AFT CT has set up a special web site to help educate members and keep them updated on events as they transpire. http://ItTakesATeamCT.org/news/100/all

Remember – we only have 90 days to get this right. Once this legislative session ends, the changes made could effect teachers for decades. Stay aware and stay active!

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