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Weekly Update #69
September 30, 2013
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FALL GENERAL MEETINGS
3rd Saturday - Noon to 3:00pm

October 19
November 16th

Location TBA

MORE Fundraising Brunch
Saturday, October 5
11:30am - 1:00pm
Church of St. Luke and St. Matthew
520 Clinton Ave. (BK)

Day of Action Against Test-Based Evaluations
Wednesday, October 9th
Outside DA @ UFT HQ
52 B'way - 4pm-6pm
City-wide at schools

COMMITTEES:
Contract Committee
contract@morecaucusnyc.org
Wed. Oct 9th at 6:15pm
Au Bon Pain - 60 Broad St.
Meeting Minutes here 

Steering Committee
steering@morecaucusnyc.org
Mon. Oct. 7th at 8pm
Phone Conference - reply for details
Mon. Oct. 21th at 5PM 
CUNY Grad Center, Rm. 5409 
Meeting minutes here

Newsletter Committee
news@morecaucusnyc.org

TODAY Mon., Sept. 30th at 6pm
Karavas, 162 W.4th St. (@ 6th ave).


Membership Committee
membership@morecaucusnyc.org
Wed. Oct 9th at 6:15pm
Au Bon Pain - 60 Broad St.

Chapter Organizing Committee
chapters@morecaucusnyc.org

Media Committee
media@morecaucusnyc.org


High Stake Testing Committee
testing@morecaucusnyc.org
Monday, Oct. 14th, 2:00-4:00pm.
CUNY Grad Center, Rm 5414

STAYING IN TOUCH: 
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OCTOBER 9th Day of Action!


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Mobilize your coworkers, parents and community to take a stand against test-based teacher evals. 
  • Wear RED and stickers to work
  • Distribute this flyer to coworkers
  • Join us at the UFT Delegate Assembly at 4:00-6:00pm (52 Broadway, 4/5 to Wall St. A/C to Fulton) 
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Testing Cannot Measure Teachers' Effectiveness!

MORE Fundraising Brunch!

 
Join us for a brunch cocktail; gluten-free, vegan, and vegetarian options available

WHEN: Saturday, October 5 from 11:30am to 1:00pm
WHERE: Church of St. Luke and St. Matthew (520 Clinton Ave., Brooklyn, NY)
Homemade food
Brunch cocktail, gluten-free, vegan, and vegetarian options available
  • Meet MORE's educator activists
  • Learn about our movement
  • Support our work to improve teaching and learning conditions
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What MORE is Reading

Kit Wainer's piece "Thompson's Defeat and the Failure of the UFT's Contract Strategy"

Petition to save the CUNY Graduate Center of Worker Education

Carol Burris' letter in The Washington Post explaining how reformers are out of touch with parents

Goldman-Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein's speech for the upcoming Education Nation event on NBC.
 
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