Article 211 is coming

Columbus City Schools is gearing up for its staffing and transfer process known as Article 211. Article 211 in the CEA Master Agreement details how transfers within our district will take place. It spells out how staff reductions are handled. Take the time to read over this very important article.

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He learned the message of love

Martin Luther King III was 10 years old when his father was assassinated on April 4, 1968. Six years later, Martin’s paternal grandmother was killed while playing the church organ. Young Martin could have spent his life living in fear—had it not been for the example of his elders. Find out in the upcoming CEA Voice more about what the MLK Awards Banquet keynoter had to say about his life and the future of our country as we honored his father’s legacy.

National ranking slips

Ohio’s schools rank 23rd in the nation. In 2008, we ranked 5th. This change in ranking was big news during the past week or so, and some observers are blaming our governor. During John Kasich’s tenure, unemployment has decreased – but child poverty has increased. Progress Ohio notes that nearly 1 in 4 of our kids lives in poverty. Check out the CEA Voice for more on this story.