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<br /> OhioSchools<br /> DECEMBER 2016<br /> A PUBLICATION OF THE OHIO EDUCATION ASSOCIATION<br /> Supporting<br /> our students<br /> and our<br /> communities<br /> Ohio educators work together<br /> to improve student health and<br /> achievement, celebrate diversity,<br /> and build professional<br /> connections. p 13<br /> Ella Jordan Isaac (Trotwood-Madison)<br /> speaks to the delegates at the Fall RA<br /> about her district’s experience offering<br /> students breakfast in the classroom.<br /> We focus on you,<br /> so you can focus on them.<br /> It’s California Casualty’s policy to do more for the people<br /> who give more. That’s why we are the only Auto and Home<br /> insurance provider to earn the trust and endorsement of<br /> NEA. Take advantage of the combined buying power of over<br /> 3 million fellow members and get your quote today.<br /> Call 1-866-655-070<a title="December 2016 Ohio Schools page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b8a79979?page=1"> OhioSchools </a> <a title="December 2016 Ohio Schools page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b8a79979?page=2"> We focus on you, so you can focus on them. </a> <a title="December 2016 Ohio Schools page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b8a79979?page=3"> COVER STORY 13 Supporting our students </a> <a title="December 2016 Ohio Schools page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b8a79979?page=4"> PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE Defending the values we hold</a> <a title="December 2016 Ohio Schools page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b8a79979?page=5"> NOTEBOOK Know Your Charter report finds local tax</a> <a title="December 2016 Ohio Schools page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b8a79979?page=6"> OEA members provide valuable input on federal Eve</a> <a title="December 2016 Ohio Schools page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b8a79979?page=7"> EXTRA CREDIT </a> <a title="December 2016 Ohio Schools page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b8a79979?page=8"> MAKING THE GRADE DLAMC holds 42nd Annual Dinner </a> <a title="December 2016 Ohio Schools page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b8a79979?page=9"> </a> <a title="December 2016 Ohio Schools page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b8a79979?page=10"> Attend The 2017 keynote speaker, Michael Gecan, h</a> <a title="December 2016 Ohio Schools page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b8a79979?page=11"> 2017 Advocacy & Organizing Institute Sessions The</a> <a title="December 2016 Ohio Schools page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b8a79979?page=12"> FEATURE Jamel Ammons (N</a> <a title="December 2016 Ohio Schools page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b8a79979?page=13"> photo © 2016 Brent Turner, BLT Productions, Inc. </a> <a title="December 2016 Ohio Schools page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b8a79979?page=14"> </a> <a title="December 2016 Ohio Schools page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b8a79979?page=15"> COVER STORY (Left) Brend</a> <a title="December 2016 Ohio Schools page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b8a79979?page=16"> Breakfast plays a significant role in shapi</a> <a title="December 2016 Ohio Schools page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b8a79979?page=17"> Welcoming new citizens In late October, Worthingt</a> <a title="December 2016 Ohio Schools page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b8a79979?page=18"> “She stressed the importance of citizenship</a> <a title="December 2016 Ohio Schools page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b8a79979?page=19"> LEGISLATIVE UPDATE Legislature passes Senate Bill</a> <a title="December 2016 Ohio Schools page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b8a79979?page=20"> Ohio Legislature passes bill to address student t</a> <a title="December 2016 Ohio Schools page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b8a79979?page=21"> POLITICAL ACTION Delegates to OEA Representative </a> <a title="December 2016 Ohio Schools page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b8a79979?page=22"> TEAM UPWITH CALIFORNIA CASUALTY Give your athlet</a> <a title="December 2016 Ohio Schools page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b8a79979?page=23"> ASSOCIATION focus on key legislative an</a> <a title="December 2016 Ohio Schools page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b8a79979?page=24"> In 2016 Ohio House races, 42 of 65 OEA-endo</a> <a title="December 2016 Ohio Schools page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b8a79979?page=25"> 3. 8. 9. In other acti</a> <a title="December 2016 Ohio Schools page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b8a79979?page=26"> OEA Social Justice Task Force continues work to a</a> <a title="December 2016 Ohio Schools page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b8a79979?page=27"> racism and diversity, and the goals of the OEA So</a> <a title="December 2016 Ohio Schools page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b8a79979?page=28"> OEA Board of Directors actions October At its me</a> <a title="December 2016 Ohio Schools page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b8a79979?page=29"> December At its meeting held December 2, the OEA</a> <a title="December 2016 Ohio Schools page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b8a79979?page=30"> OEA ON THE WEB OEA ON THE WEB OEA website & app </a> <a title="December 2016 Ohio Schools page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b8a79979?page=31"> THIS SEASON, SHOP SMART. . . EXCLUSIVE BENEFITS</a> <a title="December 2016 Ohio Schools page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b8a79979?page=32"> ATTENTION POSTMASTER: PLEASE DELIVER NO LATER THA</a>