Friday, June 8, 2012

Support Class Size Matters Skinny Award Dinner - June 12, 6 PM

If you like the work Leonie Haimson does this is her annual event to raise funds. Did you know she has a fabulous intern who assists her? Don't make Ellie work for nothing. Even if you are not going send in a contribution. If you watch what Leonie does all the time, she is the best defender teachers have.

Why are they called the "Skinny" Awards? Because Eli Broad gives out his ed deform awards.

I met Leonie about a decade ago through a teacher at the Delegate Assembly who read Ed Notes and suggested we had a lot in common. Few people knew who she was at the time. Since then she has become a rock star. I was the one who suggested she start a blog because her work was so good it seemed the world should know about it (I want that on my tombstone). She introduced me to Patrick Sullivan and Diane Ravitch. She is now nationally connected through Parents Across America with other parents around the nation just like her. Amazing -- there are lots of Leonies, but our one and only here in NYC.

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Contact Class Size Matters for event information 
Fourth annual "Skinny award" dinner
Leonie Haimson, Diane Ravitch, Patrick Sullivan
Monica Major & Emily Horowitz
invite you to
the fourth annual Skinny Awards

When: Tuesday, June 12 at 6:00 PM
 Where: Bistro Lamazou
344 3rd Avenue (betw. 25th & 26th St.)
New York, NY 10010

A fundraiser for Class Size Matters
 Please join us for a special evening where we will honor two celebrated educators who stand up for parents, smaller classes and our children’s right to receive a quality education
 Dr. Kathleen M. Cashin,
Brooklyn member of the NYS Board of Regents
 Dr. Betty A. Rosa,
Bronx member of the NYS Board of Regents
A rare opportunity to enjoy a three course dinner with wine while celebrating two heroes, battling to defend our public schools
Tickets:  $150 - Patron
$75 – Supporter
 To attend, please send please send a tax-deductible check
to: Class Size Matters, 124 Waverly Pl., NY NY 10011 or reserve your seat below.

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