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Have a child whose college plans are to study education, history, labor studies or political science? He or she could be a Mooney Scholar. Applications for 2017 are due April 13.
In a speech at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., AFT President Randi Weingarten juxtaposed two approaches for education that would have vastly different consequences for America's students. Either build on the bipartisan consensus of the Every Student Succeeds Act to provide all families with access to great neighborhood public schools, or promote the dangerous, destructive approaches that Donald Trump's education secretary nominee advocates to undermine and privatize public education.
OFT members helped numerous schools and districts earn the state's 2016 Momentum Award. Presented by the state board of education, Momentum Awards recognize schools for exceeding expectations for annual student growth. Which OFT member schools and districts won?
OFT's collaboration with the Ohio Standards Advocates offers us many resources to help teachers enhance their instruction of Ohio's New Learning Standards. Check out professional learning resources, planning guides, classroom resources and a new weekly email newsletter on the Ohio Standards Advocates website.
The Ohio School Breakfast Challenge encourages all schools to give their students a great start to their day with a healthy breakfast. Why? Breakfast helps students do their best with better school performance and attendance. Find helpful tools and resources at www.OhioSchoolBreakfastChallenge.com.
The elimination of federal requirements around "highly qualified" designations does not impact the state's rule that teachers in core subjects continue to meet the "highly qualified" requirement.