In addition to the date for student loan payments to resume being pushed back SIX times since March 2020, last fall the US Dep’t of Ed announced major reform to the Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program and provided new hope and faster relief for over 550,000 borrowers! However, borrowers must act before Oct. 31, 2022!
Make your voices heard on June 2nd
NEA Member Benefits is proud to offer a special zoom workshop to help members identify what you don’t know that you don’t know about retirement
Join us for a webinar designed to help stewards, grievance committee members, and leaders understand how the grievance process works and how to make it more effective. We will discuss how to investigate potential grievances, how to work with members …
The US Department of Education is considering changing the standards for charter schools to accept federal grant money, and it is accepting public comment on the proposal through April 13th. Help take action by sending a comment to the Department of Education.
Thank you to all our attending members and guests who participated in the 2022 Foundation Gala commemorating the OEA 175th anniversary.
Ohio Education Association condemns latest version of House Bill 327, vows to continue fight to give Ohio’s children an honest education
The Ohio Education Association (OEA) is sounding the alarm about the grievous consequences House Bill 290 – known as the Backpack Bill — would bring for Ohio’s children and communities. HB 290 would drive a massive hole in the state budget with little accountability for the money, all while leading to greater racial segregation and worse student outcomes, OEA leaders warn.
House Bill 82 provided many reforms to the Local Report Card. This bill also required the Ohio State Board of Education to update certain rules by March 31. The Ohio Department of Education (ODE) is now accepting public comments about the proposed changes to these rules. OEA encourages members to access the ODE website and provide educator feedback about the proposed changes to the Local Report Card rules. The deadline to submit comments is February 9.
I Gotta Get Away: Thinking About Spring and Summer Breaks Finding affordable getaways with The NEA Travel Program, the NEA Discount Ticket Program and the NEA Marketplace! Baby, it’s cold outside, but NEA Member Benefits is heating things up …