2009 Press Releases

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Temporary Restraining Order Extended

COLUMBUS — December 21, 2009 — The Ohio Education Association issued the following statement regarding the hearing on whether a temporary restraining order should be extended into a permanent injunction to prevent the release of the personal information of licensed Ohio education …

UPDATE: OEA Takes Action To Stop The Release Of Personal Information As Requested By The Ohio Republican Party

UPDATE: Late this afternoon, Franklin County’s Common Pleas Court Judge Beatty granted OEA’s request for a temporary restraining order.  The TRO prevents the release of residential (home) addresses, home telephone numbers and personal email addresses of individuals licensed by the …

Faculty Groups Host Summit On Staffing Issues, Student Success

COLUMBUS — October 8, 2009 — Representatives from the Ohio Board of Regents, state lawmakers, college administrators and representatives from the three higher education faculty organizations held a summit Oct. 2 to discuss the connections between student success in Ohio’s colleges …

Statement By Ohio Education Association Regarding State Budget Crisis

COLUMBUS — September 29, 2009 — Ohio Education Association President Patricia Frost-Brooks issued the following statement on the state budget crisis: “The Ohio Department of Education has given us a sobering damage report on the Ohio Supreme Court’s decision on video lottery …

OEA Reaction To Strickland Scenarios For Balancing Budget

COLLUMBUS — September 9, 2009 — Ohio Education Association President Patricia Frost-Brooks issued the following statement regarding Governor Strickland’s budget news conference: “The Ohio Education Association commends Governor Ted Strickland for his proposal to resolve Ohio’s budget crisis.  Thoughtful leaders …

OEA Reaction To Strickland Scenarios For Balancing Budget

COLLUMBUS — September 9, 2009 — Ohio Education Association President Patricia Frost-Brooks issued the following statement regarding Governor Strickland’s budget news conference: “The Ohio Education Association commends Governor Ted Strickland for his proposal to resolve Ohio’s budget crisis.  Thoughtful leaders …

OEA Applauds State Of Ohio In Joining The Partnership For 21st Century Skills

COLUMBUS — October 23, 2009 — The Ohio Education Association (OEA) applauds Ohio’s membership in the Partnership for 21st Century Skills (P21), the leading national advocacy organization focused on integrating 21st century skills, such as critical thinking, problem solving and communication skills, …

Governor Strickland’s Appointment Of New SBOE Members

COLUMBUS — January 12, 2009 — Ohio Education Association President Patricia Frost-Brooks issued the following statement today commending Governor Strickland’s appointment of new State Board of Education members Dennis Reardon, Tracey Smith, Martha Harris and Danny Greene: “Governor Strickland has made …