Stand Up, Opt Out: Support Teachers Refusing to Give the Test

MOREistas (and supporters): Almost 30 teachers are refusing to give the NYC ELA Performance Assessment to our high school ELL students. This is very big news and we’re excited!!!!! We need as much support as we can get! Please pass this around in your schools and on your networks and send us a solidarity picture […]

Contract Mobilization on May Day!

MORE will be joining the Public Workers United coalition to march on May Day, Thursday, May 1, to add our voices to those fighting for immigrant rights, worker justice, and good contracts.  Look for the contingent with banners, signs and stickers for Strong Services, Full Retro Pay, and No Givebacks! Wear RED and bring copies of this flyer to distribute.  […]

The Corporate Reformer’s Game Plan

Michael Fiorillo is a teacher, MORE member and former Chapter Leader at Newcomers High School in Queens The Corporate Reformer’s Game Plan Proclaim austerity for the public schools, while continuing to expand charters  Create incentives for non-educators to be in positions of power, from Assistant Principal on up Maintain a climate of scapegoating and witch […]

Take Back OUR Schools NYC Metro March & Rally Video

Watch the video for a sneak peek of the rally and march in front of NYC City Hall to defend public education from destructive, profit-driven corporate “reform”. Endorsed by 30+ parent, teacher, and student groups, including MORE. Featuring some great speakers, including a message from Diane Ravitch!

Taking Back OUR Schools NYC Metro March & Rally

30+ organizations representing parents, teachers, students and community members taking to the streets in defense of public education Get more information, then RSVP

General Meeting Sat. 4/26

All are welcome! Come get involved with our work around:-Ending High Stakes Testing-Improving Teacher Diversity -Fighting unjust Co-locations -Retro-Pay, May Day, and Contract Work Meet with MORE members from your neighborhood! AND Help prepare for the Taking Back OUR Schools Rally and March on May 17th! From 12-3pm Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue (btw. Hoyt and […]

Citywide Testing Rally – Join us on Thursday April 24th PLEASE POST AND SHARE

Please join us for rally and press conference to demand Not One More Year Lost – Our Children are More than a Test Score! WHEN:    Thursday, April 24th @ 4 PM WHERE:  NYC Department of Education, 52 Chambers Street WHO:      All families, educators, and supporters of educational justice HOW:      More info here and please accept […]

Stand Up, Fight Back for Public Education

  Join parents, students, educators and community members at this important rally on Thursday at 4:00. Meet in front of the steps of the New York City Public Library @5th Ave. and 41st Street with a march to Governor Cuomo’s office to follow. On Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/savenycpubliceducation By Julie Cavanagh Teacher/Chapter-Leader P.S.15k Last week charter […]