Later deadlines offer Ohio greater opportunity to improve education via ESSA - the Every Student Succeeds Act. The work of OFT members earns awards for schools, district.
Publications and Reports
Stakeholders, teachers aligned on how to improve education. OLAC conference offers tools. Other new resources available.
Find out how OFT helped stop the state board from quieting educator voices.
Your input and expertise is needed. Find our how you can help shape policy.
Teachers needed to influence career tech ed. Amplify your voice on ESSA. See state test items.
OFT locals win grant money. The voices of OFT members are needed at stakeholder meetings on ESSA - find a meeting near you so you can tell ODE what changes would improve education.
"Highly Qualified" still alive in Ohio. Proposed revisions to Ohio's Learning Standards are open for review, comment - what do you think?
Register for the Rural Ed National Forum, check out resources for summer professional development and new drug prevention programs.
Members in Toledo, three Cleveland charters ratify contracts. First AFT retiree local marks 40 years in Ohio.
Teachers at charter schools were hit hard by the state legislature in its rush to adjourn for the next six months. Legislators are on a break until sessions resume late this fall - remember that the next time a legislator chastises teachers for having the summer off. See what laws were enacted by legislators.