From the daily archives: Monday, July 14, 2014

The Teachers and the Educational Support Professionals attending the National Education Association’s annual Representative Assembly in Denver, the first week of July, voted to ask for the resignation of Education Secretary Arne Duncan. Last week the American Federation of Teachers followed suit.

It seems the rank-and-file members of the NEA are becoming increasingly frustrated, borderline angry at the educational policies being pushed by Duncan, supported by President Obama, and in Ohio, mandated by Governor Kasich.

When the Representative Assembly opened, a short video message from President Obama welcomed the teachers and ESPs to the annual meeting and thanked them for […]

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New polling from Public Policy Polling (PPP) shows one Democratic statewide candidate leading, and most within a few points of the incumbent Republicans they are trying to oust.

In a PPP poll released today by the Ohio Democratic Party, Connie Pillich leads Josh Mandel in the race for Ohio Treasurer 46% to 43%, with 11% undecided.   Pillich holds decisive leads with women and across all age groups except those 65 and older.   The other races show similar demographic preferences, with Republicans securing the old white male vote, and Democrats winning with younger, female and African American voters.

In the […]

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