Change the Stake, an offshoot of the Grassroots Education Movement, has become one of the few true parent/teacher groups that I know of. We have a full agenda today and I will update people on the status of our next film about high stakes testing.
Friday, August 17th, 5 PM SHARP (everyone welcome to arrive at 4:30 for pre-meeting mingling)
Room 5414 CUNY Grad Center, 5th Ave. between 34th and 35th Streets
PLEASE BRING ID TO ENTER THE BUILDING
We have tentatively scheduled a separate meeting on Tuesday, September 4th to specifically discuss the Opt Out experience of last school year, and think strategically about the Opt Out strategy for the coming year.
The site that (likely once) had the post is an organization I've never heard of and maybe we should be reaching out to them, since (unless funded by those who are only pretending to be for children), seem to hold the values we also hold: http://www.
Though I was not familiar with Sen. Wellstone's perspective on most things, I always thought his death was questionable. After reading this, I'm even more suspicious......What a loss to this cause. For those who look further into things like this: http://www.snowshoefilms.com/