April 17 forum in NYC: Teacher Evaluation Nightmare!

A forum on testing, teacher evaluations and our schools

Tuesday, April 17 at 5:30 PM Murry Bergtraum High School Auditorium 411 Pearl Street, Manhattan

(Brooklyn Bridge/City Hall Station 4,5,6 -Fulton Street Station 2,3 – Chambers Street Station J)

Come to a Meeting to Discuss: Why are the new teacher evaluations bad for teachers, students, and families? How can we organize to change them?

Speakers:

Carol Burris: L.I. Principal, co-author of the  letter against evaluating teachers by student test scores, which has been signed by nearly 1,400 New York principals.

Leonie Haimson: parent activist and Exec. Director of Class Size Matters

Gary Rubinstein: Math teacher at Stuyvesant High School and critical analyst of the Teacher Data Reports

Arthur Goldstein: E.S.L. teacher and chapter leader at Francis Lewis High School in Queens

Come hear speakers  explain how the new evaluations will work and the implications for students, teachers, families, and education.  Join the discussion of how we can organize to change the final outcome.

Co-sponsored by: Grassroots Education Movement, Class Size Matters, and Parents Across America

For more information, email gemnyc@gmail.com

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