A PUBLICATION Of The OhIO eDUCATION ASSOCIATION
NBCT David Fawcett (Columbus)
shares his ideas at the Policy
Summit as fellow NBCT Julia
Simmerer (Brunswick) listens.
Ohio educators share
ideas for closing
achievement gaps .......... p14
OEA support leads to victory
in key election races...... p19
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COVER STORY 14 Ohio educators share
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OeA mourns public education advocate Tom Mooney T
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OCLRe seeks creative elementary teachers for spec
The Strickland-Fisher Inaugural Committee is spon
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the feasibility study, and has met with the Board
enrollment was overwhelmingly highest in pr
covER STOry Ohio hosts NBCT Policy Summit How sho
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T he 2006 mid-term elections
(Above) After learning that he had been declared
• fifty of our 68 recommended
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Governor-Elect Ted Strickland, right, visits with
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