Friday, October 18, 2013

Video: Why Come to MORE Monthly Meeting This Saturday, Oct. 19, 12PM

Why come to the MORE meeting? See the promo video below. It may be crowded at the Ya-Ya Network, our wonderful hosts at  224 W. 29th St 14th Fl. (btwn 7th and 8th Ave). We are outgrowing the space with 60-80 people attending every month. I am just going to stand for 3 hours and pretend I'm on the subway (where I spent a long time standing on a crowded train on the way home from the Met where it took the usual 2 hours before we got museumed out but made up for it with a nice meal at a mid-east restaurant).

I'll talk MORE about tomorrow's agenda in a follow-up later.

Jeez. There is so much going on with MORE and Change the Stakes I can't keep track. I do want to go into more depth on the issues we

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October 14, 2013
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3rd Saturday - Noon to 3:00pm

October 19
224 West 29th St 14th fl.
(btwn 7th and 8th ave)

November 16th
Location TBA

Contract Committee

Steering Committee
Mon. Oct. 21th at 5PM
CUNY Grad Center, Rm. 5409
Meeting minutes here

Newsletter Committee

Membership Committee

Chapter Organizing Committee

Media Committee

High Stake Testing Committee

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MORE's Next General Meeting!

Saturday, Oct. 19th
224 W. 29th St 14th Fl.
(btwn 7th and 8th Ave)

We'll be discussing our campaign against the city's new test-based evaluation system, as well as MORE's strategy and tactics at the UFT Delegate Assembly.

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And check out our promo video!

VIDEO: Unity Caucus Hands Out Leaflet to Counter MORE Outside Delegate Assembly

Teacher Evals, Testing, and Common Core: What MORE is Reading This Week

Riverdale teachers sign MORE's petition against the city's new teacher evaluation system.

NYC Educator encourages teachers/activists to stand up and demand research-based practices.

Assailed Teacher reflects on his night at the UFT Delegate Assembly.

Anne Pyburn Craig contemplates the impact of constant assessments on students.

Katie Lapham shares lessons from the trenches with NYSED Commissioner John King.
Educator under attack?  Join MORE's "Don't Tread on Educators" support group by emailing

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