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<br /> OhioSchools<br /> february 2015<br /> A PUBLICATION Of The OhIO eDUCATION ASSOCIATION<br /> Teaching not testing<br /> Over-testing takes away from students’ time to<br /> learn and does nothing to close opportunity gaps.<br /> How do we address over-testing and take back<br /> teaching and learning? p14<br /> Earn<br /> 5X<br /> MorE<br /> *<br /> Discover the power<br /> of your new NEA<br /> Online Savings Account.<br /> Members like you asked for a better way to save. You wanted<br /> higher returns that could help you do more for you and your loved<br /> ones. Our all-new NEA Online Savings Account offers 5X the<br /> National Savings Average,*and it's just one of the high-performing<br /> financial products in our new NEA Savings Program. These<br /> products are another example of how we're always looking out<br /> for you, so open a new account today.<br /> Empower your savings. Empower your life.<br<a title="February 2015 Ohio Schools page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e1c79ab8?page=1"> OhioSchools </a> <a title="February 2015 Ohio Schools page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e1c79ab8?page=2"> Earn 5X MorE * Discover the power of your new</a> <a title="February 2015 Ohio Schools page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e1c79ab8?page=3"> COVER STORY 14 Teaching not testing Over-tes</a> <a title="February 2015 Ohio Schools page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e1c79ab8?page=4"> President’s MeSSaGe Standing up by speaking out </a> <a title="February 2015 Ohio Schools page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e1c79ab8?page=5"> notebook Teachers and staff from Franklinton Prep</a> <a title="February 2015 Ohio Schools page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e1c79ab8?page=6"> (Left to right) Franklinton Preparatory Academy t</a> <a title="February 2015 Ohio Schools page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e1c79ab8?page=7"> Ohio falls in national Quality Counts rankings Oh</a> <a title="February 2015 Ohio Schools page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e1c79ab8?page=8"> MAKING THe GraDe ESP members: Apply now fo</a> <a title="February 2015 Ohio Schools page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e1c79ab8?page=9"> Law & Leadership Institute accepting student appl</a> <a title="February 2015 Ohio Schools page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e1c79ab8?page=10"> OeA members offer reflections on National Urban L</a> <a title="February 2015 Ohio Schools page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e1c79ab8?page=11"> OeA hosts educational Issues Symposium Following </a> <a title="February 2015 Ohio Schools page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e1c79ab8?page=12"> from an Ohio classroom Editor’s note—This story w</a> <a title="February 2015 Ohio Schools page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e1c79ab8?page=13"> FEATurE Members gain a new understanding of thei</a> <a title="February 2015 Ohio Schools page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e1c79ab8?page=14"> 4. 5. 6. 8</a> <a title="February 2015 Ohio Schools page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e1c79ab8?page=15"> 10. 11. 12.</a> <a title="February 2015 Ohio Schools page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e1c79ab8?page=16"> Cover STOry Teaching not testing </a> <a title="February 2015 Ohio Schools page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e1c79ab8?page=17"> Calling for change Saying the current syste</a> <a title="February 2015 Ohio Schools page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e1c79ab8?page=18"> Taking action in Ohio On January 15, Superi</a> <a title="February 2015 Ohio Schools page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e1c79ab8?page=19"> OEA members join U.S. Senator Brown to discuss im</a> <a title="February 2015 Ohio Schools page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e1c79ab8?page=20"> FEATurE photos compliments of NeA Oh</a> <a title="February 2015 Ohio Schools page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e1c79ab8?page=21"> Seuss-sational celebrations Where can reading tak</a> <a title="February 2015 Ohio Schools page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e1c79ab8?page=22"> </a> <a title="February 2015 Ohio Schools page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e1c79ab8?page=23"> LEGISLATIvE uPDaTe governor Kasich releases execu</a> <a title="February 2015 Ohio Schools page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e1c79ab8?page=24"> Legislature packs House bill 367 with education p</a> <a title="February 2015 Ohio Schools page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e1c79ab8?page=25"> ASSOCIATION OeA Board of Directors actions At it</a> <a title="February 2015 Ohio Schools page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e1c79ab8?page=26"> OEA District rA and Delegate Briefing Schedule Sp</a> <a title="February 2015 Ohio Schools page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e1c79ab8?page=27"> </a> <a title="February 2015 Ohio Schools page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e1c79ab8?page=28"> report of the OeA Secretary-Treasurer The OE</a> <a title="February 2015 Ohio Schools page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e1c79ab8?page=29"> CONDeNSeD STATeMeNTS Of fINANCIAL POSITION fOr ye</a> <a title="February 2015 Ohio Schools page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e1c79ab8?page=30"> MeMbers MaKING a DIffereNCe Groveport teacher’s </a> <a title="February 2015 Ohio Schools page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e1c79ab8?page=31"> </a> <a title="February 2015 Ohio Schools page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e1c79ab8?page=32"> aTTeNTION POSTMaSTer: PLeaSe DeLIver NO LaTer THa</a>