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OFT is stunned that Ohio legislators would resurrect SB 5 attacks on workers at a time when this state needs to provide opportunities to its people. These SB 5-like attacks, which were rejected by more than 2.2 million voters (61%), are unfair and will only re-energize millions of Ohioans against those legislators who seek to tear people down.
A new charter accountability bill is Ohio's first real attempt to hold accountable those who operate the privately run, publicly funded charter chains. What does the bill propose?
Have a child whose college plans are to study education, history, labor studies or political science? He or she could be a Mooney Scholar. The 2015 deadline is May 13.
OFT will host its first special event luncheon for paraprofessionals and school health care providers May 16 featuring guest speaker Ruby Newbold, an AFT Vice President. The event is free. RSVP before April 22.
It’s time to end the testing mania. There is a better solution to ensure that our children are learning and thriving. This statement is the foundation of a new policy report on testing issued by OFT. The report addresses the problems caused by the current testing system and suggests ways to improve the process for students and educators. Read the report.