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Weekly Update #76
November 19th, 2013
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NEXT GENERAL MEETING
Jan. 18th, 2014
12pm-3pm
New Location!
The Commons
388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217

MORE HOLIDAY PARTY!
Friday, Dec. 6th, 5-9pm
O'Reilly's
21 W 35th St (betw. 5th & 6th)

CHANGE THE STAKES
Fri., Nov. 22, 5:30pm
CUNY Grad Center
365 5th Ave, Rm, 5489

COMMITTEES:

Steering Committee
steering@morecaucusnyc.org
Phone Meeting
Mon., Dec 2, 8:30pm - Reply for info

Membership Committee
membership@morecaucusnyc.org
Bring ideas to help new members get involved in our work!
Sat., Nov. 23th, 11am - 1pm
Park Slope
Reply for exact location

Contract Committee
contract@morecaucusnyc.org
Next Meeting Wed. Nov. 20 after DA
Au Bon Pain
60 Broad St.

Chapter Organizing Committee
chapters@morecaucusnyc.org
Planning Meeting Nov. 21, 5PM
Location TBA

High Stake Testing Committee
testing@morecaucusnyc.org
Mon., Dec 30, 1pm
Public Atrium, 60 Wall Street

Newsletter Committee
news@morecaucusnyc.org

Media Committee
media@morecaucusnyc.org

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Join MORE Delegates and Chapter Leaders to Demand an End to the New Eval System


at the UFT Delegate Assembly
Wednesday, November 20th
4:15pm, 52 Broadway
(4,5,6, 2, J to Wall St., 1 to Rector, J to Broad)
Click here for leaflet
Click here for the flier of our resolution calling for the UFT to  mobilize to end the new evaluation law, including talking points on the reverse side 

We can use the introduction of this resolution to organize people and build a campaign against the evaluation system, before, during and after the Delegate Assembly. 

Please help out by making copies of the leaflet and coming early to help distribute it.

MORE Holiday Party
Check out the awesome video here

We have a lot to celebrate!
All year we’ve been fighting for better teaching
and learning conditions and a more democratic union.
Join us for festivities, fun, food, and drinks
 
Friday, Dec. 6, 5-9pm
21 West 35th St. (between 5th â€“ 6th Aves.) NYC

KAREN LEWIS of CTU 
Brooklyn College
Tue., Nov 19th
11AM and again at 4PM
Click here for details

Resistance News Round-up

John King Faces Parent, Teacher Wrath at Hearings
The PJSTA

An Open Letter to Bill de Blasio
MORE's Mike Schirtzer

10 Collossal Errors of the Common Core
Anthony Cody

Should We "Play Nice" with the NEA/AFT?
Lois Weiner

NEA, AFT, Common Core and VAM
Mercedes Schneider

 

Steering Committee Elections

A new election for Steering Committee is quickly approaching.

There are 9 seats with 6 month terms, any MORE member is eligible. our membership agreed we wanted diversity in all of its forms. 

Please nominate yourself or someone else by emailing jcavanagh15@gmail.com before December 6th. Voting will be electronic between 12/6 and 12/20.
Don't like what the Common Core is doing to our schools? Join the committee formulating MORE's position - email normsco@gmail.com.
Membership Renewal Time is here. Please renew your MORE membership for the  2013-14 school year. You can pay via Paypal, send in a check.

We are asking $25/year (or less, if this is not possible). Better yet, become a Monthly Sustainer.


To renew your membership, click here.

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