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Reynoldsburg Teachers Voting On Tentative Contract Agreement

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Members of the Reynoldsburg Education Association walked picket lines in front of Reynoldsburg High School on Livingston Avenue.
9, 2014

Reynoldsburg city school teachers are voting on whether to accept a tentative contract agreement reached late Wednesday night between union representatives and school officials.

Senate OKs Bill Reducing Ohio Teacher Evaluations

The Ohio Senate approves a measure to reduce the number of teacher evaluations in public schools.
5, 2013

A bill reducing the number of state-mandated evaluations required for well-rated public school teachers has unanimously cleared the Ohio Senate.

Educators Already Want Changes To Teachers Evaluations

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13, 2013

Educators are pushing for tweaks to a new system for evaluation Ohio teachers.

Ohio School To Arm Science Teacher

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January 17, 2013

A northeast Ohio school district plans to allow a science teacher, who’s also a licensed police officer, to carry a firearm during class

Cleveland Schools Plan Gets Praise of Lawmakers, Scorn Of Teachers

From left: Cleveland schools CEO Eric Gordon, State Sen. Peggy Lehner (R-Kettering), Sen. Nina Turner (D-Cleveland), Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson, Rep. Ron Amstutz (R-Wooster) and Rep. Sandra Williams (D-Cleveland) speak at an event to support the Cleveland schools plan.
22, 2012

Lawmakers say giving the district more control of staffing decisions will put more focus on students. Some teachers call the changes a back-door way to install the changes of Senate Bill 5.

Bexley Teachers Negotiate New Contract in One Day

29, 2011

With the specter of severely limited bargaining power hanging over them, Bexley teachers recently reached agreement on a new contract in just one day.

Columbus Teachers In Shock by Layoffs

26, 2010

Dozens of Columbus Public School Teachers targeted for layoffs met last night at the Columbus Downtown High School to find out what the district owes them in benefits. Many of them are still in shock about losing their jobs.

Battelle for Kids Researches Extraordinary Teachers

10, 2008

The non-profit Battelle for Kids organization is developing on-line courses it says will help classroom teachers be more effective with their students. Attendees at the Columbus Metropolitan Club forum got a preview.

Ohio gets more nationally-certified teachers

4, 2007

More than a hundred Ohio teachers have just received what is called the highest credential in the teaching profession – the designation of being a “national board certified teacher.”

Ohio teachers take a look at new classroom technology

13, 2007

Teachers from around Ohio will be in Columbus through Wednesday for the annual Capital Conference and Trade Show. Teachers can take part in round tables and attend seminars. Another big attraction is the trade show with new gadgetry and technology offered to teachers and their students.