In response to stakeholder feedback, ODE is delaying submission of the ESSA plan until September in order to address the concerns that have been raised.
K-12 funding is lowest percentage of state budget in 35 years
Despite partisan differences, we are aghast that members of the U.S. Senate HELP Committee would vote for politics in the face of what is clearly the better interests of our children.
Yesterday's U.S. Senate committee hearing on the nomination of Betsy DeVos for secretary of education confirmed concerns that she is a poor choice to lead the education of our nation's children.
Members of the media may contact OFT Communications Director Lisa Zellner at 614-257-4195 (office) or 614-619-2771 (cell).
Call Governor Kasich at 614-466-3555 and tell him to veto SB 329 to protect vital state services.
Neighborhood schools near you will feature Walk-ins for Public Education Oct. 6 with parents, community members, educators and students joining to celebrate our schools. Events will highlight the opportunity to improve education through ESSA. Find an event near you.
OFT has endorsed candidates who support high quality public education and public services that make our families and communities strong. FInd out who is endorsed in your area.
A new TV ad seeks to join educators, parents and community members in pushing state decision makers to make significant improvements in education in Ohio.
Faculty members at Belmont College voted overwhelmingly to form a union affiliated with the Ohio Federation of Teachers. In a count announced today by the Ohio State Employment Relations Board, 90 percent of faculty members supported the union in a vote of 28-3.