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GEM Members have two great articles out this week on Tenure and Seniority Rights: Peter Lamphere in Gotham Schools discussing the importance, and the truth about, tenure: http://gothamschools.org/2011/08/01/our-experience-proves-tenure-is-not-obsolete/#disqus_thread Norm Scott in the “Informed Debate” section of Costco Magazine discussing seniority rights: http://www.costcoconnection.com/connection/201108#pg19 _________________________________________________________________________________ GEM High-Stakes Testing Committee Meeting Monday, August 15, 5pm CUNY Graduate Center … Continue reading
It is Time to Break the Cycle Since 2003, public school parents, children, educators, and community members have endured a dictatorial public education reform agenda that has ignored and marginalized their voices and has undermined and destabilized the schools they depend on, love, and serve. The departure of Cathleen Black highlights the incompetence, arrogance, and … Continue reading
VIDEO: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z29djIHBMCc Press Release Date: Friday, March 25, 2011 Contact: Sam Coleman, Teacher PS 24, NYCORE/GEM: 646-354-9362 Lisa Donlan, Parent and President CEC1: 917-848-5873 Julie Cavanagh, Teacher PS 15, GEM/CAPE: 917-836-6465 Fight Back Friday: After More Than a Week of Protests and Outrage, School-Communities Mobilize to Demand Our Governor and Mayor Put Our Children First … Continue reading