Members of the media may contact OFT Communications Director Lisa Zellner at 614-257-4195 (office) or 614-619-2771 (cell).
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.
Union members and supporters from across the country came together Tuesday night to send the resounding message that only Hillary Clinton has what it takes to deliver real change for working people and break down the barriers holding our nation back. See more.
Ohio Federation of Teachers President Melissa Cropper joined Acting U.S. Secretary of Education John King on the U.S. delegation to the 6th International Summit on the Teaching Profession in Berlin.
The 2016 Ohio Federation of Teachers Convention concluded with endorsements for five candidates for state Representative and Senato and the presentation of Friend of Public Education awards. Who received them?
Nearly 300 teachers from across that state will gather in Columbus Feb. 25-27 for the 2016 Ohio Federation of Teachers Convention. This biennial meeting of OFT leaders is where teachers discuss and decide the priorities and policies of the union. Members of the media are invited to attend.
Teachers, parents and community members in the Strasburg-Franklin Local School District are asking that Superintendent Cindy Brown be placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of an independent investigation for leading a data-rigging scheme to change student grades that created the illusion of inflated student performance.
Lordstown Local Schools Treasurer Mark Ferrara and Superintendent Terry Armstrong are withholding teachers' health care benefits because they would not accept the district's negotiations proposal.
The Ohio Federation of Teachers Friday endorsed Brigid Kelly for state representative. Kelly earned the teachers' endorsement for her support of sound education policy and workers' rights.