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Angry at Bloomberg’s and Cuomo’s threatened cuts and layoffs? Maybe this is a start. See union sponsored City Hall rally below, sponsored by DC 37 Local 375 Civil Service Technical Guild, Local 154, 768, 1549 and 1113 (downloadable). It is Thursday, at noon, Be there if you can!
Tonight, @ourschoolsnyc is LIVE-TWEETING 3 different events: NY City Council Education Committee Oversight Hearing of DOE’s monitoring of students at closing schools, led by Robert Jackson AQE/CEJ Budget Campaign launch event (#aquelaunch) Protest/Public Hearing @ Brandeis Educational Campus That’s a lot of tweets, so look for overflow at @EdVoxBlog and @NYCPubSchooler, and Retweet generously! -OurSchoolsNYC [...]
Parents, Educators, Community Members, Council Members: The NYC Department of Education is refusing to help our struggling schools. Many are being closed. When schools are closed, other schools in the neighborhood become overcrowded which in turn tends to lower their performance making them targets for closure. Others are being invaded by corporate sponsored, non-union, non-public [...]
City-Wide rally to protest school closings.
Rally to Support John Jay High School Join the John Jay High School Campus as we FIGHT for our SCHOOL! We Demand: • Equal Funding and Resources for ALL students in the John Jay building. • No Scanners! Our Students are not criminals! • End Apartheid Education – INTEGRATE JOHN JAY NOW! [...]
It’s a year later and this time DoE is trying to close 26 schools! For those who’ve forgotten, check the video… These are our schools and it’s time to fight back!
Join the Coalition to Stop School Closings and Charter Invasions! Join Us On January 5th @ 5pm: CUNY Graduate Center (34th St and 5th Ave) Room 5409 Fight Backs for the months of January and February are being planned. Schools on the Closing and Transformation Lists and Schools facing Charter Invasions are encouraged to attend. [...]