Fill Up Your Cup of Knowledge on May 24th – MORE Study Group

May 21, 2012 — 1 Comment

Movement Of Rank & File Educators

is committed to building a union that EDUCATES, AGITATES and MOBILIZES its membership. Under the name of Education Reform, the High Stakes Movement is destroying public education and attempting to bust the teachers union. Join us in a discussion of the origins and effects of High Stakes Testing and Evaluation.

EDUCATE!Join us in reading selected chapters from Au’s, Unequal By Design and Ravitch’s, Death and Life of American’s Great American School System (see details on the back)

AGITATE!How are high stakes tests racists? How do standardized tests push out students of color and actively segregate schools? How has our union leadership failed to respond to the issues of high stakes testing and evaluation?

MOBILIZE! Develop materials for distribution around the truth behind the origins and effects of high stakes testing for students and evaluation for teachers and schools.

May 24th , 4:30 – 6pm,

The Racist Roots of High Stakes Testing

CUNY Graduate Center – Room 5414

The Sessions

The Racist Roots of Standardized Testing

Thursday, May 24th 4:30 – 6pm

Unequal by Design, Wayne Au

Chapter 2: We are All Widgets

The Trouble With Accountability

Thursday, June 7th , 5 – 7pm

The Death and Life of the Great American School System, Diane Ravitch

Chapter 8: The Trouble with Accountability

Chapter 9: What would Mrs. Ratliff do?

Moving Forward

Thursday, June 21st, 5 – 7pm

Unequal by Design, Wayne Au

Epilogue

The Death and Life of the Great American School System, Diane Ravitch

Last Chapter

All sessions will be at

The CUNY Graduate Center

365 5th Avenue, Room 5414

New York, NY 10016

Bring a Photo ID

Email MORE: more@morecaucusnyc.org

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One response to Fill Up Your Cup of Knowledge on May 24th – MORE Study Group

  1. 

    Here is a link to the “We are All Widgets” Chapter for the first reading on Thursday – https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/?ui=2&view=bsp&ver=ohhl4rw8mbn4

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