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

Urge Legislators to Address Looming Graduation Crisis

The State Board of Education has recommended that Ohio lawmakers create additional options for earning a high school diploma for students in the class of 2018 (current juniors).  This class is the first to be subject to new graduation requirements.  …

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.