How to support public education in

Ohio

Know the Issues

These are the challenges and opportunities facing public education in Ohio.

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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Immigration

Immigration

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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They side with students

These elected officials support public education in your state.
Sen. Sherrod Brown (D)
U.S. Senate
Rep. Joyce Beatty (D)
U.S. House, 3rd Dist.
Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D)
U.S. House, 9th Dist.
Rep. Marcia Fudge (D)
U.S. House, 11th 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.

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Hold them accountable

For every child to have the opportunity to succeed, politicians must fight for quality public schools. Pledge to help us hold your elected officials accountable to Ohio's students!

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Spread the word

Post on social media to show your support for strong public schools.

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