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<br /> OhioSchools<br /> february 2011<br /> A PUBLICATION Of The OhIO eDUCATION ASSOCIATION<br /> Negotiating the future:<br /> What’s at stake for students in<br /> the coming state budget cuts p14<br /> Speaking out on pensions p18<br /> OEA retiree discusses why all OEA members must<br /> speak out for economic security in retirement<br /> Dublin social studies teacher<br /> Chad Reeves challenges<br /> a small group. Will larger<br /> classes—and fewer<br /> teachers—allow for<br /> individual attention<br /> tomorrow?<br /> <br /> COVER STORY<br /> 14 Negotiating the future<br /> Student program cuts due to an<br /> $8-10 billion state budget shortfall<br /> threaten to engulf the state’s public<br /> schools in a tsunami of change.<br /> Oea is preparing for tough<br /> discussions ahead.<br /> FEATURES photo © 2009 Brent Turner,<br /> <a title="February 2011 Ohio Schools page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/58bf0ae6?page=1"> OhioSchools </a> <a title="February 2011 Ohio Schools page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/58bf0ae6?page=2"> </a> <a title="February 2011 Ohio Schools page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/58bf0ae6?page=3"> COVER STORY 14 Negotiating the future Studen</a> <a title="February 2011 Ohio Schools page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/58bf0ae6?page=4"> PRESIDENT’S MeSSage Building our state OhIO’S eC</a> <a title="February 2011 Ohio Schools page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/58bf0ae6?page=5"> NoTEbook Responding to members’ </a> <a title="February 2011 Ohio Schools page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/58bf0ae6?page=6"> (Top left) OEA President Patricia Frost-Brooks we</a> <a title="February 2011 Ohio Schools page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/58bf0ae6?page=7"> With eight new members, Ohio’s State Board of edu</a> <a title="February 2011 Ohio Schools page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/58bf0ae6?page=8"> Quality Counts 2011 report gives U.S. schools ‘av</a> <a title="February 2011 Ohio Schools page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/58bf0ae6?page=9"> oEA oN ThE wEb Find many of these stories and fea</a> <a title="February 2011 Ohio Schools page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/58bf0ae6?page=10"> ExTRA CreDiT Students go to trial at middle scho</a> <a title="February 2011 Ohio Schools page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/58bf0ae6?page=11"> 2011 Ohio Joint Social Studies Regional Workshops</a> <a title="February 2011 Ohio Schools page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/58bf0ae6?page=12"> MAkING The graDe As the conversation in the </a> <a title="February 2011 Ohio Schools page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/58bf0ae6?page=13"> Worthington’s Timothy Dove named 2011 Teacher of </a> <a title="February 2011 Ohio Schools page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/58bf0ae6?page=14"> 36th Annual DLAMC celebration honors Columbus lea</a> <a title="February 2011 Ohio Schools page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/58bf0ae6?page=15"> CeA honors two of Columbus’ own at 32nd Annual Dr</a> <a title="February 2011 Ohio Schools page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/58bf0ae6?page=16"> covER STOry Negotiating Ohio’s fu</a> <a title="February 2011 Ohio Schools page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/58bf0ae6?page=17"> sions, but also in every aspect of their working </a> <a title="February 2011 Ohio Schools page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/58bf0ae6?page=18"> A more balanced approach to the budget in</a> <a title="February 2011 Ohio Schools page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/58bf0ae6?page=19"> One Ohio Now coalition urges lawmakers to take ba</a> <a title="February 2011 Ohio Schools page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/58bf0ae6?page=20"> FEATuRE Member profile in pension talks OeA reTIr</a> <a title="February 2011 Ohio Schools page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/58bf0ae6?page=21"> “Whether you are an active member or a reti</a> <a title="February 2011 Ohio Schools page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/58bf0ae6?page=22"> representative Lynn Wachmann (r- Napoleon) </a> <a title="February 2011 Ohio Schools page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/58bf0ae6?page=23"> FEATuRE fighting back against bullying hO</a> <a title="February 2011 Ohio Schools page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/58bf0ae6?page=24"> can be done if adults help model those conversati</a> <a title="February 2011 Ohio Schools page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/58bf0ae6?page=25"> baTTLiNg buLLyiNg Resources to help create a safe</a> <a title="February 2011 Ohio Schools page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/58bf0ae6?page=26"> ASSocIATIoN OeA Board of Directors actions At it</a> <a title="February 2011 Ohio Schools page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/58bf0ae6?page=27"> ohIo EDucATIoN </a> <a title="February 2011 Ohio Schools page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/58bf0ae6?page=28"> Join colleagues at the Ohio Association of Develo</a> <a title="February 2011 Ohio Schools page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/58bf0ae6?page=29"> OEA to host 2011 Minority Leadership Training Pro</a> <a title="February 2011 Ohio Schools page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/58bf0ae6?page=30"> 6,000 attend kidzapalooza at Ohio State fairgroun</a> <a title="February 2011 Ohio Schools page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/58bf0ae6?page=31"> </a> <a title="February 2011 Ohio Schools page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/58bf0ae6?page=32"> aTTeNTiON POSTMaSTer: PLeaSe DeLiver NO LaTer Tha</a>