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Important Dates

  • Voter Registration Deadline: Oct. 9, 2018
  • Early Voting (General): Absentee ballot applications must be received by Nov. 3, 2018
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Know the Issues

Here's what's at stake in Ohio in the next election.

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Gun Violence Prevention

Gun Violence Prevention

Students and educators deserve to learn and teach in a safe environment. That’s why we demand gun violence reform.

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Regardless of country of origin, all students deserve a quality education. We support comprehensive immigration reform that includes a path to citizenship, and rejects separating children from their families.

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Educator Salary

Educator Salary

Fair wages allow educators to provide for their families and do what they love without going into debt. Fact: 1 in 5 educators must take a second job to get by. This is not sustainable.

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College Affordability

College Affordability

Every student should be able to pursue an education without amassing major debt. We support college affordability legislation, federal loan forgiveness programs for public service and increased Pell Grant funding.

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Teacher Shortage

Teacher Shortage

To ensure each classroom has an effective teacher we must identifying and address the root cause of the shortage. Maintaining high standards for licensure ensures every student has a qualified teacher from day one.

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Workers’ Rights

Workers’ Rights

Educators’ working conditions are students’ learning conditions. All public education employees deserve the right to negotiate a fair contract. Educators must advocate for fair pay, better working conditions and our students.

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NEA recommends

These candidates are committed to advancing student opportunity and quality public education in every neighborhood.
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Sen. Sherrod Brown (D)
U.S. Senate
Richard Cordray (D)
Aftab Pureval (D)
U.S. House, 1st Dist.
Jill Schiller (D)
U.S. House, 2nd Dist.
Rep. Joyce Beatty (D)
U.S. House, 3rd Dist.
Janet Garrett (D)
U.S. House, 4th Dist.
Ken Harbaugh (D)
U.S. House, 7th Dist.
Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D)
U.S. House, 9th Dist.
Rep. Marcia Fudge (D)
U.S. House, 11th Dist.
Danny O’Connor (D)
U.S. House, 12th Dist.
Rep. Tim Ryan (D)
U.S. House, 13th Dist.
Rep. David Joyce (R)
U.S. House, 14th Dist.
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Take action

Here's what you can do to support public education where you live.


Pledge your support

To ensure that every child has the opportunity to succeed, we must hold politicians accountable for the quality of public schools. Pledge to be the voice for Ohio's students in the 2018 midterm elections!


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