Archives for February 2008

Tom Mooney Institute: Fordham Findings A Flop

The late Tom Mooney, former President of the Ohio Federation of Teachers.

Much noise has been made regarding the recent release of The Fordham Foundation’s “Leadership Limbo” (PDF) report. The lengthy document, commissioned by the Ohio-based charter-school sponsoring foundation examines at length the teacher union contracts of the 50 largest school districts in the country, grading them based on the premise that current school Superintendents and administrators need less restrictive contract language based around the areas of compensation, personnel decisions and work rules.

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Approve The AFL-CIO Partnership: Democratic And Independent

afl-cio_logo.jpgBy joining the AFL-CIO Labor Solidarity Partnership, the CEA will partner with the strongest labor organization in the country, yet remain an independent organization when it comes to governance and representation. Both the Solidarity Partnership and the AFL-CIO Constitution guarantee our autonomy; no one from the AFL-CIO can interfere in our internal governance. 

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Support Labor Solidarity Agreement: Strength In Numbers

afl-cio_logo.jpgMore than 130,000 teachers in Ohio belong to the Ohio Education Association, our state affiliate-another 30,000 belong to the Ohio Federation of Teachers. Both groups do an excellent job of advocating for their members’ best interests in the field of education, a considerable voice in a state with a population of 11 million. Read more after the jump below.

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