When your friends and family ask, tell them "NO! WE ARE NOT OKAY!"
Brothers & Sisters:
As news about the alarming rate of the expansion of corporate charters in our city begins to spread across the state and the nation, it becomes increasingly more important that you remain alert to news media that we share with you on a constant basis. If you read the weekly updates we provide you then you are aware of what the NTU is doing; you are aware that while we are winning some battles in the courts and before the Civil Service Commission our enemies are advancing.
A city divided by itself cannot stand. Forced to send money to corporate charter schools and funding politically connected consultants. But still, South Street rises. Facing constant cuts to staff and resources. But still, South Street rises It’s time to reclaim the promise of public education—to fulfill our collective moral obligation to help all children succeed.
1) Advisory Board Meeting - With the community, we are asking for a massive “WALK IN” at Monday night’s Advisory Board meeting. It is vital that we come out in force! The meeting starts at 6 PM. We want everyone there by 5:30 PM so we can walk in as one large body.
Newark Advisory Board Meeting
Monday, October 26, 2015 - 6:00 PM
Let's get to the Facts on Charter Schools. Tell your state legislator we need to revisit the Moratorium on Charter School Bill before we're faced with more devastating budget cuts to public education. Help us stop them by clicking on this link... http://aftnj.org/topics/news/k-12/2015/take-action-lets-get-the-facts-on-charter-schools/
40+ Aides and Clerks are being moved from "temporary" back to "Permanent" Civil Service positions and retain their accumulated days. We know that the waiting was long, but thanks for believing in us when we told you we were right--the district can't run without you. Welcome, back.