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House Bill 70, legislation originally introduced to make Community Learning Centers a turnaround school model option for Ohio, was hijacked by the state legislature to takeover Youngstown schools.
A bill to hold charter school operators accountable will move toward a final vote tomorrow. However, we believe the conference committee overstepped its authority by adding a new provision to the bill to kill educator pensions.
ONA and OFT push the Ohio Senate to amend the budget bill to give back union rights to home health care, child care providers.
In the new issue of American Educator, Martin J. Blank and Lisa Villarreal explain how more than 150 communities across the country have established community schools to reduce chronic absences due to poor health, decrease disciplinary issues and truancy rates, increase family engagement, expand educational opportunity, and ultimately improve teaching and learning.
The Scranton Federation of Teachers, which successfully fought off proposals to silence educators, overwhelmingly ratified a two-year contract for its 940 teachers and 110 paraprofessionals.
Our union is our members, and on this Labor Day weekend, I couldn't be prouder of the 1.6 million hardworking nurses, teachers, paraprofessionals, higher education faculty and public employees who work day in and day out to teach our kids, keep our families healthy and improve our communities, AFT President Randi Weingarten says.