UFT Said Not To Evaluate On Test Scores

Lisa North Teacher/Delegate PS 3 Brooklyn As s member of the  2007 UFT Task Force on Testing, I find it unconscionable that our current UFT leadership has agreed to an evaluation system that uses test scores to evaluate teachers when their own 2007 Task Force  on testing states clearly,”Do not use student test scores toContinue reading “UFT Said Not To Evaluate On Test Scores”

October 9th Day of Action Toolkit

Ideas and Resources to Facilitate Participation in MORE’s October 9th Win Back Wednesday Day of Action Microsoft Word (.docx) format October 9th Toolkit Oct 9th Stickers Image Files (.png)

Testing Can Not Measure Teachers’ Effectiveness

“What do we really know about high stakes testing? “There are several misconceptions that have led to the misguided policies that are having disastrous effects on public schools. Taken from a document that cites the work of researchers who are determined to help us come to a common understanding, these misconceptions have been categorized intoContinue reading “Testing Can Not Measure Teachers’ Effectiveness”

Buffalo Union’s Position on Evals: One to Emulate

by Geo Karo The Buffalo Teachers Federation is aggressively fighting a flawed evaluation system, over the system’s termination use of evaluations. On June 17 followed through with its threats, first made in April, to take legal action against the Buffalo Public Schools. The BTF filed a notice of claim against the BPS in State SupremeContinue reading “Buffalo Union’s Position on Evals: One to Emulate”

General Meeting and Brunch

Saturday September 21st 12:00-3:00pm will be at our first general meeting of the school year. All are welcome! 224 West 29th St 14th Fl. Btwn 7th and 8th ave – Midtown NYC Facebook link here We will discuss how the new evaluation system and continued emphasis on high stakes testing is affecting educators, students, andContinue reading “General Meeting and Brunch”