Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Reposted With Great Graphic: Change the Stakes General Meeting, Friday, October 25

I'm reposting with the great graphic above from Diana Zavala (Feedblitz subscribers who are inundated with Ed Notes posts will NOT be happy). 

Members of CTS (mostly parents) played a significant role in this week's opt-out story out of Castle Hill School in Washington Hts (Parents Lead Massive Opt-Out of Kindergarten Tests in Washington Hts (District 6) and have been active on a number of fronts (Change the Stakes: New York City Public School Parents Deserve to be Heard by Education Commissioner John King)

There will also be a report on plans for the Oct. 30 PEP which will include a funeral for the schools closed and co-located by Bloomberg. 


Change the Stakes General Meeting
Friday, October 25
5:30 - 7.30 pm
When:  Fri, October 25, 5:30pm – 7:30pm
Where:  CUNY Graduate Center located on 365 5th Avenue Room 5489. Bring Photo ID for building entry

Agenda for Oct 25:

1. Introductions
2. Discussion:  How are students experiencing assessment this year? Begin with a

report from Dao from Castle Bridge, K-2 testing boycott,
after which
 teachers will discuss the teacher evaluation and
present relevant literature. 
3. Report back:

  • Governance,  Promotions, CEC initiative: Discuss talking points and do role play for crafting effective communications.
  • Open up to group for additional issues that others feel are relevant at this time.
4. Committee working:

  • Review committee descriptions and invite members to join committees.
  • Committee report backs on current and upcoming initiatives.  
  • Committee break out groups.

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