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GEM meeting this week, Forum next

Come to the next GEM meeting!
Feb. 2nd, 4:30 pm

CUNY Grad. Center, 34th at 5th Ave., room 5414
Manhattan

Get involved in the Grassroots Education Movement and Help Defend Public Education!

Bloomberg’s Cycle of Closing Schools:
The past 8 years of Mayoral Control have made Bloomberg’s plan for public schools clear: Close them down. Bloomberg/Klein’s education reforms are centered on business model tactics that pour public money into private hands and destroy democratic control of schools. As public schools close, privately run charter schools open in their place with boards accountable to nothing but a bottom line.


We Say NO! To Bloomberg’s ATTACK on OUR PUBLIC SCHOOLS!
THE FIGHT DOES NOT END HERE!!


FORUM:
The Impact of Charter Schools on Public Education
How to Become an Advocate for Your School

Thursday, February 11th, 2010

4:30 to 7:00 pm
Polytechnic Institute, 6 Metrotech Center
Brooklyn

Take the A, C, F, 2, 3, 4 or 5 to Borough Hall


Come to a Forum to find out first hand how charter schools are taking over public space and how teachers and parents are becoming advocates for their schools. Walk away with a helpful toolkit full of resources and information that will help you join the fight to defend public education.

Presentations by:
GEM—Grassroots Education Movement: Grassrootseducationmovement.blogspot.com
CAPE—Concerned Advocates for Public Education: Capeducation.blogspot.com

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