Friday, October 23, 2015

MORE Conference TODAY - Leonie Haimson on class size

What a lineup. Looking forward to Leonie Haimson's presentation which will include some history of the UFT/Unity approach on class size.

Here is her perspective on the recent UFT press conference on class size:

News Advisory: This Saturday- State of Our Union, State of Our Schools Conference!

Full Schedule for State of Our Union / State of Our Schools

Featured Speakers:

Liza Campbell, Seattle teacher with an participant’s report on recent strike
Jia Lee, Chapter Leader of the Earth School, high stakes testing conscientious objector
Lauren Cohen, Chapter Leader at PS321K
Leonie Haimson, Class Size Matters
Ismael Jimenez, WE Caucus, Philadelphia Teachers Union
Joe Burns, Author of Strike Back: Using the Militant Tactics of Labor’s Past to Reignite Public Sector Unionism Today
Alan Singer, Hofstra University, Social Studies Educator
Charmaine Dixon, Parent, Change the Stakes
Benita Rivera, The Many
Akinlabi McCall, Coalition for Public Education

Endorsing Organizations:

NYCORE, Change the Stakes, NYCOPTOUT, The Teacher Diversity Committee of New York, NYS Stronger Together Caucus, Bad Ass Teachers Association, Coalition for Public Education.



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