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Former Gov. Ted Strickland would better represent the needs and interests of Ohioans as a member of the U.S. Senate, the American Federation of Teachers announced with their endorsement of Strickland for Senate.
We are proud of our members who staff schools that earned Schools of Promise, High Performing Schools of Honor and High Progress Schools of Honor awards from the Ohio Department of Education. See which schools were named.
OFT teachers at Van Wert Middle School and Port Clinton Middle Schools helped earn those schools honors as Ohio Schools to Watch.
OFT welcomes the opportunity to work with Paolo DeMaria as the new state superintendent to address several deep underlying problems impacting public education such as the increased needs children bring to the classroom because of poverty.
The Michigan House of Representatives, ignoring fierce opposition from the Democratic minority, passed a dead-of-night financial aid package for Detroit Public Schools that had been twisted into a partisan screed against Detroit teachers and school employees.
In her latest column appearing in the New York Times, AFT President Randi Weingarten writes about the looming teacher shortage our public schools face and how we can address the challenge before it turns into a crisis.