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After charter and voucher hawks snuck 11th hour amendments into legislation meant to address the substitute teacher shortage in Ohio’s public schools, Governor Mike DeWine had the opportunity to do the right thing and line-item veto those ridiculous changes. Unfortunately, …
Ohio Education Association decries Gov. DeWine’s failure to stand up to gun lobby, address school safety concerns
Ohio Education Association (OEA) and Ohio Federation of Teachers (OFT), released the following joint statement in opposition to House Bill 99, legislation that would gut training requirements for teachers and other school staff members who are authorized to carry guns in school buildings. OEA and OFT are urging Governor DeWine to veto the bill when it comes to his desk
The Ohio Education Association (OEA) looks forward to working with Steve Dackin in his new role as State Superintendent. OEA welcomes the opportunity to work collaboratively with Mr. Dackin to best meet the needs of Ohio’s students
Oberlin High School teacher Kurt Russell has been named the 2022 National Teacher of the Year by the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO). Russell had been in the running for this prestigious honor after being selected as the 2022 Ohio Teacher of the Year.
Ohio Education Association denounces House Bill 616, vows to continue fight to ensure students have freedom to learn and thrive
The State Teachers Retirement System Board voted Thursday to approve a 3% Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) to eligible retirees for the 2022-2023 fiscal year and remove the age 60 requirement for retirement eligibility with full benefits that was scheduled to take effect in 2026. The OEA and its members advocated for these changes and welcome this news.
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.
Ohio Education Association Hopes State Supreme Court Decision on Gerrymandered Maps Will Be Lesson Learned for Commission