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ACTION ALERT Urge your State Representative to Oppose SB 83

Teacher burnout a ‘very serious’ issue; more than half may quitColumbus Dispatch (August 18, 2022)

Email your legislator to either urge their continued support of or to co-sponsor the Social Security Fairness act to fully repeal both GPO and WEP.

26th Annual Ohio Schools Create A Cover Contest – Deadline March 1, 2024


Student and Educator Mental Health – resources from NEA

Responding to Gun Violence – resources from NEA

Native American and Alaska Native Heritage Month – resources from NEA

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  • December 4, 2023 – Senate Bill 83 Continues to Receive Substantial Opposition; OEA Launches Updated Legislative Scorecard; Take Action on GPO/WEP Repeal
  • November 20, 2023 – OEA Testifies on Academic Intervention Legislation; Senate Passes Bill Placing Insurance Limits on Dental Care; House Bill 214 – Legislation Requiring Local Professional Conduct; Senate Bill 168 – Ohio Senate Considers Wide-ranging “Deregulation” Proposals
  • November 6, 2023 – House Committee Adopts Substitute Bill to Senate Bill 83, the Higher Education “Destruction” Act; REMINDER: NEA Action on Department of Labor Overtime Rules; OEA Testifies in Opposition to Bill that would Confuse Educator Professional Standards; OEA Submits Written Opponent Testimony to School Bus Seat Belt Mandate Bill
  • November 1, 2023 – NEA Action on Department of Labor Overtime Rules; U.S. Senator Brown Introduces Act Expanding Access to Locally Sourced Food in Schools; U.S. Senator J.D. Vance Joins Senator Brown as a Co-Sponsor of Act to Repeal GPO/WEP
  • October 3, 2023 – Redistricting Commission Approves New Legislative Maps; U.S. Senator Brown Introduces Legislation to Increase Federal Educator Tax Deduction; OEA and NEA Officially Endorse Brown’s Re-election; Substitute SB 49 Would Rework Ohio Law Regarding Excused Student Absences
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  • Legislative Scorecard – An interactive Legislative scorecard for each member of the Ohio General Assembly



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