Thursday, September 19, 2013

MORE First General Meeting, Saturday, Sept. 21, Noon-3PM

General Meeting and Brunch

September 16, 2013 — Leave a comment
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Saturday September 21st 12:00-3:00pm will be at our first general meeting of the school year. All are welcome!
224 West 29th St 14th Fl. Btwn 7th and 8th ave – Midtown NYC
We will discuss how the new evaluation system and continued emphasis on high stakes testing is affecting educators, students, and parents.
Join us in organizing against “advance” and the testing culture that has harmed our schools. We”ll plan for our day of action on 10/9 and future events in support of our demand for a moratorium of the new evaluation scheme.
Our new newsletter will be available in bulk to distribute at your school and pick-up/drop-off our petition for a moratorium.
Join us for Brunch with MORE (The Movement of Rank and File Educators)
Come enjoy home-made treats, meet wonderful educator activists, learn about our movement, and support our work to improve teaching and learning conditions!
Bring you colleagues, friends, and family!
Saturday October 5, 11:30am-1:30pm
@ The Church of St. Luke and St. Matthew’s Parish Hall
520 Clinton Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11238
Suggested Door Donation: $20    Youth 10-20: $10      Children Under 10: Free
*Brunch cocktails, gluten-free, vegan and vegetarian options will be available.
More about MORE:
MORE, the social justice caucus of the UFT, is building a movement, and we need your support.  This fall, we’re focused on petitioning for a moratorium to end the hastily created, inaccurate NYC teacher evaluation plan, based on faulty data from high-stakes standardized tests that we believe undermine the quality of our childrens’ education.  To read our mission statement, and the need for a democracy within the teacher’s union, click here.
To join our movement, sign up Here!

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