Friday, January 31, 2014

TODAY - Calling All Stakeholders - Feb 1: More than a Score: Talking back to testing event

This is going to be a great event. Ed Notes readers should try to attend. A true gathering of parents and teachers. A key day for creating alliances.

Bookmark and Share
Join like minded-parents, teachers and administrators who know the time is NOW to bring education back onto the proper track to serve our children and our schools.
More than a Score: Talking back to testing
Edward A. Reynolds West Side High School
140 West 102nd Street, NYC
Saturday, February 1, 2014
11 am – 3 pm
Find out how you can stop the overuse of High Stakes Testing in your 
Join the citywide effort to achieve real teaching and learning!
Workshops include:
• High Stakes Testing 101: The Truth About Testing
Change the Stakes
• Teacher Evaluation, Testing, and the new UFT Contract
The MORE Contract Committee
• Stopping the Test-Fueled School-to-Prison Pipeline
Teachers Unite
• Portfolio Based Assessments in Middle and High School 
Educators from Consortium (non-regents) High Schools
• How can Students Fight Back?
NYC Student Union
• Portfolio Based Assessments in Elementary Schools
Elementary school educators
Cost: FREE
Childcare will be provided.
To RSVP, e-mail
MORE, Change the Stakes, Teachers Unite, the NYC Student Union, and your fellow progressive educators, parents, students, and community members can’t wait to see you there!

No comments:

Post a Comment

Comments are welcome. Irrelevant and abusive comments will be deleted, as will all commercial links. Comment moderation is on, so if your comment does not appear it is because I have not been at my computer (I do not do cell phone moderating).