Topic: Legislative issues and political action

OEA 175th Anniversary Video

Since 1847, the Ohio Education Association has been proud to lead the way for great public schools for every child. As OEA marks its 175th anniversary, members and leaders have been sharing their memories from the last several decades of …

Legislative Watch – June 3, 2022

Bill that Dilutes Training Requirements for Armed School Staff Clears Ohio Legislature; School Security Grants; Bill to End Student Retention Under Third Grade Reading Guarantee Clears House; HB 616: “Divisive Concept/Don’t Say Gay” Bill Gets First Hearing Testimony From Bill Sponsors; Updates on House Bills 583, 529, and 151

July 2022 Ohio Schools

Award-winning art for 24th Annual Create a Cover Contest highlights what Ohio’s students love most about their schools

Legislative Watch – May 27, 2022

House Bill 616 has been scheduled for a first hearing in the Ohio House State and Local Government Committee on Tuesday, May 31, 2022, at 3:00 PM, in Room 114 of the Ohio Statehouse. The committee will hear testimony from the bill sponsors, Rep. Mike Loychick (R-Bazetta) and Rep. Jean Schmidt (R-Miami Township). Take action to protect educators and students.

OEA Congratulates Steve Dackin on Appointment as State Superintendent of Public Instruction

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

OEA Lobby Day

Make your voices heard on June 2nd

Legislative Watch – April 11, 2022

HB 616 Introduced: Doubles-Down on “Divisive Concepts” Prohibitions; Adds “Don’t Say Gay”

April – May 2022 Ohio Schools

Prioritizing Student Health – When COVID-19 threatened those under his care, district school nurse David Pryer made sure Allen East students, teachers, and staff could return to school safely

OEA denounces House Bill 616

Ohio Education Association denounces House Bill 616, vows to continue fight to ensure students have freedom to learn and thrive

Tell the US Department of Education to stop funding for-profit charter schools

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.

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