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Coverages described are subject to availability and eligibility.<br /<a title="September 2017 Ohio Schools page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5d1c2323?page=1"> A PUBLICATION OF THE OHIO EDUCATION ASSOCIATION </a> <a title="September 2017 Ohio Schools page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5d1c2323?page=2"> We focus on you, so you can focus on them. </a> <a title="September 2017 Ohio Schools page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5d1c2323?page=3"> COVER STORY 13 Heart of it all Educators and</a> <a title="September 2017 Ohio Schools page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5d1c2323?page=4"> As teachers, education support professionals, sch</a> <a title="September 2017 Ohio Schools page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5d1c2323?page=5"> NOTEBOOK Dayton EA ratifies new contract averting</a> <a title="September 2017 Ohio Schools page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5d1c2323?page=6"> OEA Organizer Will Klatt, orches- trated </a> <a title="September 2017 Ohio Schools page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5d1c2323?page=7"> EXTRA CREDIT </a> <a title="September 2017 Ohio Schools page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5d1c2323?page=8"> ENTER OUR 20TH ANNUAL STUDENT ART CONTEST Ohio Sc</a> <a title="September 2017 Ohio Schools page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5d1c2323?page=9"> The TIE Conference is aligned with state science </a> <a title="September 2017 Ohio Schools page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5d1c2323?page=10"> Hurricane Harvey Hurricane Harvey has had a devas</a> <a title="September 2017 Ohio Schools page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5d1c2323?page=11"> 2017 MLTP focuses on leadership and learning On J</a> <a title="September 2017 Ohio Schools page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5d1c2323?page=12"> FEATURE </a> <a title="September 2017 Ohio Schools page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5d1c2323?page=13"> 4. 5. “The opportunity to shape and impr</a> <a title="September 2017 Ohio Schools page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5d1c2323?page=14"> 7. 8. 7. OEA Vice President Sco</a> <a title="September 2017 Ohio Schools page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5d1c2323?page=15"> COVER STORY Heart of it all EDUC</a> <a title="September 2017 Ohio Schools page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5d1c2323?page=16"> OEA members visited the Be Aware Interactive Educ</a> <a title="September 2017 Ohio Schools page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5d1c2323?page=17"> “Throug</a> <a title="September 2017 Ohio Schools page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5d1c2323?page=18"> 1. 2. 1. School counselor Kris Owen spo</a> <a title="September 2017 Ohio Schools page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5d1c2323?page=19"> Preventing drug abuse before it starts Ohio a</a> <a title="September 2017 Ohio Schools page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5d1c2323?page=20"> FEATURE Maysville EA members gathered to discuss </a> <a title="September 2017 Ohio Schools page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5d1c2323?page=21"> MEA members supported bargaining efforts by weari</a> <a title="September 2017 Ohio Schools page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5d1c2323?page=22"> Determining the cost for MEA’s proposal was</a> <a title="September 2017 Ohio Schools page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5d1c2323?page=23"> </a> <a title="September 2017 Ohio Schools page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5d1c2323?page=24"> LEGISLATIVE UPDATE Flat funding, education policy</a> <a title="September 2017 Ohio Schools page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5d1c2323?page=25"> POLITICAL ACTION NEA denounces unaccountable char</a> <a title="September 2017 Ohio Schools page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5d1c2323?page=26"> ASSOCIATION OEA Board of Directors actions At its</a> <a title="September 2017 Ohio Schools page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5d1c2323?page=27"> Earn an associate degree online for free through </a> <a title="September 2017 Ohio Schools page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5d1c2323?page=28"> OEA ON THE WEB</a> <a title="September 2017 Ohio Schools page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5d1c2323?page=29"> NEA MEMBERS...DON'T WAIT IN LINE, SHOP IN THE COM</a> <a title="September 2017 Ohio Schools page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5d1c2323?page=30"> Be the first to connect them to resources and sup</a> <a title="September 2017 Ohio Schools page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5d1c2323?page=31"> </a> <a title="September 2017 Ohio Schools page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5d1c2323?page=32"> ATTENTION POSTMASTER: PLEASE DELIVER NO LATER THA</a>