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Sunday, October 30, 2011

Free film Screening and discussion of Success Academy charter co-locations

Eva Moskowitz wants to bring her Success Charter Schools to District 15.  What does that mean for our neighborhood public schools?
What happens when charter schools are given space in
public school buildings?  Why is the DOE supporting charter schools and cutting the budgets for public schools?
Learn more by joining us for a screening of “The Inconvenient Truth Behind Waiting for Superman”, produced by The Grassroots Education Movement.   Followed by a panel discussion featuring:  
  • Becky Alford, NEST program teacher & parent, PS 32; 
  •  Ina Pannell-St. Surin, MS 447 PTA Co-Vice President; 
  •  Khem Irby, 1st Vice President, District 13 CEC & co-founder of The MANY;  
  •  Leonie Haimson, parent & director of Class Size Matters;   
  •  Brian Jones, teacher at PS 261 & member of GEM

WHEN: Wednesday, Nov 9, 2011, 6:00 PM
WHERE: PS 261 Auditorium, 314 Pacific Street (between Smith & Hoyt), Brooklyn, NY

Here is a flyer you can post in your school. Sponsored by PS 261 Unite; contact for more information

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