Topic: Education policy and governing bodies
OEA Views State Budget as Mixed Bag
“Sadly, the legislature leaves the communities of Youngstown, Lorain and East Cleveland languishing under a failing law until they can figure out how to give districts struggling with high levels of poverty the support they need,” said OEA President Scott DiMauro
Ohio Senate Testimony: the Proposed Graduation Requirements’ Amendment
OEA is opposed to the amendment as it is currently written. Students should be able to demonstrate what they know in ways other than a standardized test. A child is more than a test score. Ohio’s graduation requirements should reflect this as well.
Former OEA Members Working to Dismantle State Takeover Law
State Representatives Joseph A. Miller III (D-Amherst) and Don Jones (R-Freeport) recently announced they will soon introduce bipartisan legislation to repeal portions of House Bill 70 — the state takeover bill.
OEA: Should We Believe What DeWine Says About Education or What He’s Actually Done?
Where was DeWine to rein in ECOT? DeWine was voting against funding programs that would have benefited Ohio’s public schools! We think a better bet for ensuring that every student and educator in Ohio has the resources and support they need to succeed is to vote for Richard Cordray for Governor.
U.S. Supreme Court’s Janus Ruling Deals Blow to Ohio’s Working Families
The decision is a concerted attempt to weaken collective-bargaining rights by imposing right-to-work rules on public unions across the nation, including the Ohio Education Association’s more than 125,000 members.
Ohio Education Association elects new Secretary-Treasurer
Friday, May 11, Mark Hill of the Worthington Education Association, was elected Secretary-Treasurer of Ohio’s largest association of public employees, the Ohio Education Association (OEA). Hill will serve a three-year term beginning July 15, 2018.
OEA Says ECOT Students Will be Welcomed in Local Public Schools
The President of the Ohio Education Association, Becky Higgins, said today that parents who are disappointed by the closing of the state’s largest online charter school, the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow, should consider their local public schools as a viable …
Your Career ABCs: Demystifying Acronyms and Abbreviations
Click here for a printable PDF. Acronyms- EMIS Educational Management Information System eTPES Electronic Teacher Principal Evaluation System HQT Highly Qualified Teacher HET Highly Effective Teacher MRM Multivariate Response Model OAA Ohio Achievement Assessments OPES Ohio Principal Evaluation System OTES …
Bargaining College Credit Plus
This content is for OEA members only.
Higher Education Membership
The National Education Association puts the strength of 3.2 million members and the experience of more than 150 years of educational advocacy to work for faculty and staff. No other professional organization or union can claim so long and strong a record …