OEA: ‘No excuses. Pass the Fair School Funding Plan now.’

OEA to Ohio budget conference committee members: ‘No excuses. Pass the Fair School Funding Plan now.’

OEA Condemns Bills Seeking to Ban ‘Divisive Concepts’ in Ohio Schools

OEA President Scott DiMauro released a statement in opposition to House Bills 327 and 322, which both aim to ban Ohio’s public schools from teaching so-called “divisive concepts,” after hearings in the House State and Local Government Committee Tuesday morning.

Your action needed to support the Fair School Funding Plan

Now is the time for Ohio’s policymakers to enact the funding for schools that our students need and deserve. Take action today by contacting your legislators and urge them to adopt a budget that prioritizes our students and schools.

Ohio Pension Plans
June 2021 OEA Retirement Systems Update

Report to the OEA Board of Directors — the State Teachers Retirement System, the School Employees Retirement System, & the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System.

Legislative Watch – June 3, 2021

Senate Adopts Substitute Budget Bill Removes Fair School Funding Plan and Expands Vouchers

2021 Foundation Gala Prizes & Auction Items

Bid on auction items to benefit the OEA Educational Foundation from June 21-26, and register for the June 26 virtual annual OEA Foundation gala event

Legislative Watch – May 28, 2021

Senate Bill 165 - OEA Testifies on ADC Release Bill

Legislative Watch – May 14, 2021

OEA Testifies in Support of Testing Reduction Legislation; SB 145 – OEA Provides Senate Education Committee Feedback on Report Card Bill; SB 1 – Ohio Senate Unanimously Passes Half-credit Financial Literacy Requirement

New data, same old story: Vouchers hurt Ohio’s kids, taxpayers

Updates on Know Your Charter site illustrate harm caused by just one of Ohio’s five voucher programs – the state’s EdChoice performance-based program

2021 Summer Leadership Academy

The OEA Summer Leadership Academy is designed to help members at all levels of the association realize and develop skills and talents as leaders of their profession and their association while building relationships and organizing for power.  

Legislative Watch – April 28, 2021

Testing Reduction Legislation to Receive Proponent Testimony

Ohio Education Association and Ohio Federation of Teachers Oppose Legislative Attack on Trans Students

Melissa Cropper, President of the Ohio Federation of Teachers, and Scott DiMauro, President of the Ohio Education Association, released the following joint statement in opposition to HB 61 & SB 132, bills that would ban trans students from competing in school sports consistent with their gender identity.

Urge Senators to Fix School Funding Now – Pass Speaker Bob Cupp’s Fair School Funding Plan

The current school funding formula is unconstitutional and forces communities to make an impossible choice: higher property taxes or fewer opportunities for their kids. Ohio’s students deserve a funding formula that is fair and will meet all their educational needs, regardless of where they live. Click here to send a message to your legislators urging support of this bill.

OEA’s testimony in support of HB67

OEA Vice President Jeff Wensing delivered OEA proponent testimony on HB 67 to the committee on Thursday, February 18. This was his submitted testimony.

OEA welcomes CDC’s school reopening guidance, calls for federal support

Ohio Education Association welcomes CDC’s commonsense school reopening guidance, urges federal support to implement critical safety measures

State Budget Basic Workshop recording

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OEA Legal Services — Protecting Your Rights

The high cost of hiring an attorney to protect employment rights should not be a deterrent to an OEA member. Each year, the OEA-NEA Legal Services Program provides paid legal representation to members who are forced to take legal action in a matter relating to their job.

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OEA Higher Education Benefit

Imagine What You Can Achieve with the OEA Higher Education Benefit – for FREE. Visit FreeCollege.OHEA.org to learn more.

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