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Join Us in Calling for Real Reform… Right Now!

Real Reform:  Transforming Public Education, School Governance, and Teacher Unions Reform #1:  Smaller Class SizesReform #2:  Excellent Community Public Schools for ALL ChildrenReform #3:  More Teaching – Less TestingReform #4:  Parent and Teacher Empowerment and LeadershipReform #5:  Equitable Funding for ALL SchoolsReform #6:  Anti-Racist Education PoliciesReform #7:  Culturally Relevant CurriculumReal Reform #8:  Expand Pre Kindergarten and … Continue reading

GEMers Julie Cavanagh and Peter Lamphere on NY1 Defending LIFO Julie will be on “Inside City Hall” Thursday, March 3 possibly debating another teacher. 7:20 PM Mayor Takes Swipe At City’s Veteran Teachers By: Josh Robin Mayor Bloomberg may have taken his sour relationship with teachers to a new low Wednesday, after he knocked veteran teachers as no better prepared for the classroom than their … Continue reading

Get Involved and Take Action!

There are so many attacks facing public schools and educators right now, it is hard to know how you can help and take action. Here are a few simple things you can do: 1. Sign the petitions to the right to support teachers and seniority rights and to say no to state budget cuts.  In … Continue reading

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