Topic: Legislative issues and political action
Legislative Watch – March 3, 2023
Legislature Considering Harmful Voucher Expansion Proposals; Senate Passes Bill Changing Powers and Duties of State Board of Education; School District Funding Spreadsheets Released
OEA Member Lobby Day
Make your voices heard on March 28
Legislative Watch – February 24, 2023
Updates on House Bill 33 and Senate Bill 14
Legislative Watch – February 17, 2023
House Leadership Announces “Priority Bills”; Senate Bill 47; Senate Bill 49; Congressional Bills Push for Teacher Pay Increases
Legislative Watch – February 7, 2023
Budget Edition #2 – On Tuesday, January 31, 2023, Governor DeWine unveiled his budget priorities during his State of the State address. Following the speech, he released his Executive Budget Blue Book for Fiscal Years (FY) 2024 and 2025. This is OEA’s review of the governor’s proposal for the Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, Department of Youth Services, Deaf and Blind Education Services, and the State Library.
Legislative Watch – February 3, 2023
Budget Edition # 1 – On Tuesday, January 31, 2023, Governor DeWine unveiled his budget priorities during his State of the State address. Following the speech, he released his Executive Budget Blue Book for Fiscal Years (FY) 2024 and 2025. DeWine stated that his goal in this budget is to ensure that all Ohioans are educated and have the tools needed to live up to their potential.
February – March 2023 Ohio Schools
COVER STORY: Finding a voice – Union involvement empowers Ohio’s Education Support Professionals. FEATURE: Family Ties part II – As the number of students pursuing education declines, and districts throughout the state find it increasingly difficult to fill positions, a …
OEA reflects on final days of Lame Duck
Ohio Education Association reflects on the final days of Lame Duck, looks forward to working with lawmakers to support public education and educators in new session
December – January 2023 Ohio Schools
Power to Change the World: 2023 Ohio Teacher of the Year Melissa Kmetz says the most important lesson she can teach students is to know their power
OEA calls for end of mandatory retention under Third Grade Reading Guarantee
The Ohio Education Association (OEA) joined together Monday with state leaders, educators, and education policy experts to advocate for action in the General Assembly to end mandatory retention tied to third-grade standardized testing.