Category Archives: Action Alerts

ACTION ALERT: Urgent Action Required on HB512

HB512 substantially reduces the responsibilities of the State Board of Education and Superintendent of Public Instruction; eliminates the Ohio Board of Regents and the Chancellor of Higher Education; and allows the governor to appoint a director for the new Department of Learning and Achievement, giving the governor complete control over the development and implementation of prek-16 education policy. Continue reading

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ACTION ALERT Regarding Ohio’s Draft Consolidated Plan to Implement the Every Student Succeeds Act

The Ohio Alliance for Arts Education has submitted a detailed memo to the Superintendent, the members of the State Board of Education, and the Joint Education Oversight Committee with feedback and recommendations in response to the Ohio Department of Education’s … Continue reading

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Action Alert

TAKE ACTION Please contact the members of the Senate Education Committee and request that SB3 (Hite/Faber) Testing/High Performing Schools be amended to eliminate two provisions for high performing school districts regarding teacher licensing: Section 3302.16 (A)(4) exempts high performing school … Continue reading

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Take Action: Your Rep. is Voting on Arts Education Friday

Dear Arts Education Advocate: U.S. House of Representatives is scheduled to consider on Friday three dozen amendments to “The Student Success Act” (HR 5), a bill to reauthorize federal education programs. This is a legislative effort last completed 13 years … Continue reading

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Take Action: Tell the Senate to Support Arts Education

Source: Americans for the Arts Dear Arts Education Advocate: As the 114th Congress begins a new season of legislating, we are already deeply concerned about education legislation being considered. Two weeks ago, the new chairman of the Senate education committee … Continue reading

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The State Board of Education’s Operating Standards Committee, chaired by Ron Rudduck, is expected to approve Rules 3301-35-01 through 15, also known as Operating Standards, at their meeting on November 10, 2014 starting at 1:45 PM. The State Board of … Continue reading

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Arts On Line Update 01.23.2012

Ohio News: 129th Ohio General Assembly: The Ohio House and Senate will hold sessions and hearings this week. House Vacancies:  House Speaker William Batchelder announced this week that the House Republican Caucus will fill two vacancies after the March 2012 … Continue reading

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