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OFT announced its full slate of endorsements Sept. 6. Endorsed candidates demonstrate support for public education and public services provided by our members across Ohio.
The Ohio Federation of Teachers is proud to announce the election of two Ohio leaders to national roles with the American Federation of Teachers. Find out who is representing you on the national stage.
Members of the Ohio Federation of Teachers today walked with Reynoldsburg teachers on the picket line in their fight against SB 5 tactics to eliminate their rights as workers. Toledo Federation of Teachers President Kevin Dalton and Cincinnati Federation of Teachers President Julie Sellers joined a group of OFT representatives who visited with Reynoldsburg educators picketing at Hannah Ashton Middle School and French Run Elementary School.
The AFT is challenging the assumptions of a new report from the Thomas B. Fordham Institute on school support staff, which suggests that the increase in the number of these employees is "adding more hands, but not necessarily more value."
AFT and OFT are committed to helping our members access high-quality resources to support their work in the classroom. Check out what's available.
AFT President Randi Weingarten appeared on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" television show to make the case for teachers' due process rights, to correct widely held misconceptions about the teaching workforce, and to clarify that problems tied to evaluation are often mislabeled as due process issues.