2008 Press Releases

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Ohio Teachers Attend Drop-Out Prevention Summit In Columbus

Educators Train To Identify At-Risk Students And Enlist Partners To Help COLUMBUS — November 17, 2008 — Members and leaders of the Ohio Education Association are hoping to share with participants at a statewide drop-out prevention summit what works and …

Ohio Education Association Endorses State Board Of Education Candidates

COLUMBUS — October 9, 2008 — The Ohio Education Association (OEA) Fund for Children and Public Education (FCPE) State Convention announced its endorsements of State Board of Education Candidates for the November 4, 2008, statewide ballot. “Our candidates have demonstrated …

OEA Will Defend Right Of Educators To Strike

COLUMBUS — September 29, 2008 — The Ohio Education Association, representing 130,000 teachers and school support personnel, today said it will oppose legislation being introduced by Senator John Carey, R-Wellston, that would eliminate the right of educators to strike from …

Impasse Declared During Urbana Teacher Contract Re-Opener — Negotiations At Standstill

URBANA — May 22, 2008 — The Urbana City Schools Board of Education and the Urbana Association of Classroom Teachers (UACT) declared impasse on May 22, 2008. The parties’ current collective bargaining agreement required the parties to re-open the contract …