“Richard Cordray displayed an impressive understanding of the key issues that Ohio’s next Governor will face – from the need to invest more in the state’s public schools and less in poor-performing charter schools.
When it comes to public education, OEA members are the experts, and they have a right and a need to be heard. The legislative scorecard reflects each member of the Ohio General Assembly.
Mark Hill was recently elected by OEA’s Representative Assembly, the governing body of the organization. Hill will serve a three-year term beginning July 15, 2018.
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In November 2017, Governor Kasich convened a bipartisan group of state leaders to make recommendations to address gun violence in Ohio. The recommendations had to be unanimous and preserve Second Amendment rights. On April 12 six proposals were introduced as House Bill 585 (Henne) and as Senate Bill 288 (Eklund and Kunze). OEA supports these reasonable proposals to make Ohio’s communities safer. Please take action by asking your state legislators to support HB 585 and SB 288.
House Bill 572 deals with the issue of service credit for non-teaching employees of County Boards of Developmental Disabilities who work on a school calendar rather than year-round. The bill would address action by the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System …
OEA strongly supports the comprehensive teacher evaluation reforms in House Bill 540. This OTES reform bill is sponsored by Rep. Theresa Gavarone (R-Bowling Green) and Rep. Nathan Manning (R-North Ridgeville). Both are members of the House Education Committee. HB 540 …