Take Action

Every day OEA works to improve public education for our students and our members. Our strength lies in collective action. With over 123,000 members, we can affect policy to improve public education for students and the educators who serve them. Letters, emails, petitions, and phone calls from you often make the crucial difference.

Current Actions

Join Senator Brown for a Telephone Town Hall on Health Care

On the call with Senator Sherrod Brown, we will talk about the status of the Republican plan to make drastic changes to the Affordable Care Act and what can be done to affect the process. Before the town hall starts, …

Urge Senator Rob Portman to oppose the Senate repeal of the ACA

  The U.S. Senate released the details of their plan to replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  Like the horrific bill passed by the U.S. House earlier this year, the Senate proposal would end the expansion of Medicaid to tens …

Oppose Voucher Expansion

Background Senate Bill 85, sponsored by Senator Matt Huffman (R- Lima), would greatly expand private school vouchers in the state. The bill would replace the EdChoice and Cleveland voucher programs with a new statewide voucher called the “Opportunity Scholarship.” OEA …

Become an Educator for Ohio’s Future

OEA members can help shape Ohio’s future by nurturing a life-long love of learning in our students. No matter who is in office at the local, state or national level, we are the best advocates for Ohio’s public schools and the students we serve. Please join the fight for a better future for public education in Ohio. To join, please sign up and become an Educator for Ohio’s Future.

Stop forcing local taxpayers to subsidize failing charter schools

According to The Columbus Dispatch, 87% of the students attending charter schools in Ohio are in a charter school that is graded D or F by the state. Despite that sorry record, they continue to drain needed resources from local public schools. Join educators, administrators and parents across Ohio in urging state lawmakers to change the way in which charter schools are funded so that local taxpayers no longer have to foot any part of the bill.

Invest in our public schools

Opportunity is the cornerstone of public education. As educators, we believe that every student deserves the opportunity to learn and grow through a great public school. Educating all of Ohio students is the best investment we can make in our future — and nothing is more important. That’s why we’re committed to investing in educational opportunities for every Ohio student.