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    Call your member of Congress now & tell them you support the HEROES Act!

    Some school districts in Ohio are losing more than 10% of their state funding due to unfunded private school voucher deductions. For those districts, this budget shortfall means larger classes, older textbooks and technology, and fewer school counselors and nurses. Tell your legislators to protect public education in Ohio by capping the amount that school districts can lose to vouchers.

    Under a new proposal, Trump’s Department of Agriculture would restrict a bipartisan provision called “broad-based categorical eligibility,” which gave states flexibility to ensure SNAP better serves their residents. This change would potentially end SNAP benefits for more than 3 million Americans—in particular, children, seniors and people with disabilities. We cannot let this happen.
  • COPE/Political Action

    Thank you to every member who showed up and came out to help pass Issue 68. This victory was made possible with your time, hard work, & dedication to not only this campaign, but our students & families each and every day! 

    Parental Outreach Postcards
    Sep 23, 2020
    We are asking our classroom teacher write a quick positive message to the student's as we start the new school year. When you receive your Membership Card, you will be asked to put the number of postcards you want to write & send (we'll include postcard stamps!) to your students. Thanks for helping us make contact with our students while we start the year remotely.
    COPE Card
    Oct 06, 2020
    COPE cards should be returned through school mail to CTU Office, attention: Kurt Richards. If you have questions, contact the CTU COPE Director, Kurt Richards.
    Download: COPE Card.pdf

    Endorsement Questionnaire
    Dec 18, 2019

    Races CTU endorses

    • Cleveland City Council
    • Cleveland Mayor
    • Cuyahoga County Council

    *Endorsements for statewide candidates, congressional candidates, and state representatives/senators are done through our parent union, the Ohio Federation of Teachers.

    *CTU does not endorse in judicial races. All endorsements for judicial candidates are completed through Northshore AFL-CIO, of which CTU is a member.

    Endorsement process

    All candidates seeking CTU endorsement (including incumbents with past endorsement) must fill out a CTU Endorsement Questionnaire. The questionnaire is reviewed by the CTU COPE steering committee. If clarity is needed, we will give candidates a call to explain any answers. Candidates will receive a letter to let them know of endorsement decision.

    2020 Candidate Questionnaires

    At this time, we do not have any candidate questionnaires available. Please check back for them to be posted, or contact COPE Director, Kurt Richards at: krichards@ctu279.org or 216-861-7676 x. 222.

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