Free college for OFT members

Yes, it's true - free college. OFT members can enroll in Eastern Gateway Community College's online distance-learning program with no costs for tuition, fees or e-texts. Credits earned can be transferred to a four-year college. 

CHUH Levy - November 2016

The CHUH district will have a 5.5 mil levy on the ballot for November 2016. It is the first operating levy in 5 years - 2 years longer than the normal life expectancy of a school levy.  This means that the district has not had any increase in operating costs for 5 years even though everything costs more today than it did 5 years ago.

John Kuhn interview - Nov 2012

As superintendent of a small Texas school district, John Kuhn seems to be an important voice of common sense in education world.  He is against an overreliance on test scores and believes some of the things we are being asked to do in school today does nothing to advance the education of our students.  Read this great interview from the Dallas Morning News. 

AFT uses toolkit of info to battle dangerous stereotypes in film "Won't Back Down"

A film soon to be in theaters called “Won’t Back Down” uses moving characters to drive home the sense of urgency parents and educators feel to do everything they can to provide the best possible education for their children. That urgency is real, but the film unfairly uses stereotypes to deliver the wrong message. Learn how you can respond.

National Resolution on High Stakes Testing

Our local along with hundreds of other organizations had endorsed a well-written resolution asking for a hard look at our federal testing requirements for students. Please follow the link, read the resolution and sign it.  http://timeoutfromtesting.org/nationalresolution/