Murphy’s Law and The Regents Grading Fiasco of 2013

By: Two Social Studies Teachers for MORE By nature, social studies teachers do two things: they make it their business to know what’s going on, and they try to answer why is this happening. Perhaps this is why many of the bloggers you read just happen to be social studies teachers. For high school social studies teachers,Continue reading “Murphy’s Law and The Regents Grading Fiasco of 2013”

MORE Statement on Evaluation Plan

UFT Rank and File Says King’s Evaluation Plan Bad for Teachers, Students While Michael Mulgrew launches a campaign to convince the membership that the new teacher evaluation system is designed to help teachers improve and give them a professional voice, Bloomberg is proclaiming victory. The truth of the matter is, this evaluation system is badContinue reading “MORE Statement on Evaluation Plan”

Protest HIGH STAKES TESTING and Putting Back the ‘PUBLIC’ in Public Education

Whether or not your children took the state tests, please join a rally in front of Tweed on FRIDAY 4/26 at 4pm to protest the ways that high-stakes testing is robbing our children of a decent education!  BRING THE KIDS! RALLY  CLEANING UP the MESS of HIGH STAKES TESTING and  Putting Back the ‘PUBLIC’ inContinue reading “Protest HIGH STAKES TESTING and Putting Back the ‘PUBLIC’ in Public Education”

Zero for Two

Please help us distribute this leaflet in your school (click here to let us know where you can get it out) and at the upcoming UFT Delegate Assembly on May 16th at 52 Broadway, 4pm. 0 for 2 The Mulgrew/Unity leadership is batting .000 this year. It has failed to protect us against school closings andContinue reading “Zero for Two”