Why we oppose the release of test-based teacher evaluations

Please help copy and distribute a hard copy of the this statement (with our summer series schedule on the back) to your coworkers As students and teachers finish up the school year in sweltering heat, legislators in Albany closed their legislative session by passing a new law regarding the public release of teachers’ performance evaluations. In reactionContinue reading “Why we oppose the release of test-based teacher evaluations”

Weekly Update #12 – 06.18.12 – Happy Countdown to Summer + Education, Election and Summer Series Meetings Coming Up!

“Our working conditions are our students’ learning conditions” Hey Movement of Rank and File Educators Happy Countdown to Summer! MORE THIS WEEK MORE Steering/Planning Committee Meeting Tuesday, June 19 – 5PM, CUNY Graduate Center, Rm 5414 MORE Study Group on High Stakes Testing & Accountability Thursday, June 21 – 5PM, CUNY Graduate Center, Rm 5414Continue reading “Weekly Update #12 – 06.18.12 – Happy Countdown to Summer + Education, Election and Summer Series Meetings Coming Up!”

Weekly Update #11 – 06.11.12 – Saturday, June 16th – 5 to 7 PM MORE End of Year Celebration

 Movement of Rank & File Educators The social justice caucus of the UFT “Our working conditions are our students’ learning conditions” MORE Weekly Update #11 – 06.11.12 more@morecaucusnyc.org Hey Movement of Rank and file Educators, Happy Countdown to Summer! Keep your eyes peeled for information on the MORE summer series, coming soon. IMPORTANT UPDATES: MORE’sContinue reading “Weekly Update #11 – 06.11.12 – Saturday, June 16th – 5 to 7 PM MORE End of Year Celebration”

Spread the Word! Distribute MORE’s Latest Leaflet

Please help us by distributing our leaflet (text below – or on Scribd).  You can also let us know where you are distributing. “Our working conditions are our students’ learning conditions” Like us on Facebook.com/MOREcaucusNYC – Follow us on Twitter @MOREcaucusNYC  – Join MORE – Dues $10 Who we are and what we stand for We insist on a better educationalContinue reading “Spread the Word! Distribute MORE’s Latest Leaflet”

MORE Weekly Update #10 – 06.4.12

“Our working conditions are our students’ learning conditions”  – more@morecaucusnyc.org Greetings Movement of Rank and File Educators! IMPORTANT: Save the date! MORE’s end of year celebration will be on Saturday June 16. See Upcoming Events section for more information. Stay tuned for details about the MORE summer series. Congratulations to those who have won their delegateContinue reading “MORE Weekly Update #10 – 06.4.12”

MORE Weekly Update #9 – 05.28.12

“Our working conditions are our students’ learning conditions.” Greetings Movement of Rank and File Educators! IMPORTANT: ***Save the date for MORE’s end of year celebration on Saturday June 16. *** Read the MORE statement on the recent Michael Mulgrew story in the news here on the MORE website. Congratulations to those who have already wonContinue reading “MORE Weekly Update #9 – 05.28.12”

MORE Statement on Michael Mulgrew Story

MORE is committed to democratic, activist unionism and accountable leadership. Our members have devoted years to challenging  the Unity leadership’s pattern of  bargaining away our rights and calling each give-back a victory, while at the same time we do the daily work of teaching and advocating for our students and their parents. We have alsoContinue reading “MORE Statement on Michael Mulgrew Story”

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

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 andContinue reading “Fill Up Your Cup of Knowledge on May 24th – MORE Study Group”