WHEA News Volume 9, Issue 2

WHEA NEws Volume 9 Issue 2

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Posted in WHEA News

We All Have a Story to Tell: Inspiring Equity through Community Conversations Project 

Check this out! Our own Michelle Lacroix is the Grant Coordinator for this Inspiring Equity exhibit!

Save the Date:  Decemer 14 and December 16
Inspiring Equity Multimedia Exhibit
We All Have a Story to Tell: Inspiring Equity through Community Conversations Project 

This is a public exhibit opening at the West Hartford Town Hall (50 South Main St) on Thurs., Dec. 14, 2017 from 6:30 PM-8:30 PM.

There will be a second exhibit on Sat., Dec. 16th from 6:30 PM-8:30 PM. For more information please see the following link:

http://www.whps.org/cf_news/view.cfm?newsid=2079

Posted in Teachers in the News, West Hartford, WHEA News

Teacher Tax Deduction Eliminated in GOP Tax Plan

Watch WHEA President Theresa McKeown speak about the GOP plan on WTNH:

 http://wtnh.com/2017/11/13/teacher-tax-deduction-eliminated-in-gop-tax-plans/

and from the CEA Blog:  https://blogcea.org/2017/11/13/teachers-join-senator-blumenthal-in-opposition-to-gop-tax-plan/ and on the CEA Facebook page.

Posted in Legal News

Meet the Candidates

CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRES ARE LINKED BELOW

Town Council

Liam B. Sweeney – D –  – 06107
Beth Kerrigan – D –  – 06119
Dallas Dodge – D –  – 06119
Leon S. Davidoff – D –  – 06117
Ben Wenograd – D –  – 06119
Shari Cantor – D – – 06117
Ryan S. Langan – R –  – 06107
Chris Williams – R – – 06107
Mary M. Fay – R –  06107
Julie Krug – R –06117
Chris Barnes – R –- 06107

BOE

Cheryl Greenberg – D – – 06119
Lorna Thomas-Farquharson – D – – 06110
Deb Polun – D –  – 06117
Jay Sarzen – R –  – 06107
Robert Levin – R – – 06117

Posted in Education & Politics, West Hartford

CEA, Teachers, Students, Parents, and Municipalities Take the State to Court to Prevent $557 Million in Education Funding Cuts

CEA, Teachers, Students, Parents, and Municipalities Take the State to Court to Prevent $557 Million in Education Funding Cuts Lawsuit filed in Hartford Superior Court says executive order violates state law

 

Read the Press Release Here

 

Posted in CEA, Legal News