Campaign launch of SEE’s “Respect” slate of candidates

MEDIA ADVISORY JANUARY 21, 2014 On the one-year anniversary of the historic MAP test boycott, teachers launch campaign in the upcoming Seattle Education Association (SEA) union election. Social Equality Educators (SEE) will introduce its “Respect” slate of candidates and education platform for the upcoming SEA union election at a January 30th Garfield Community Center forum. The SEE Respect candidates for office will include a coalition of MAP boycott leaders, members of the current SEA Board of Directors, award-winning teachers, teachers new to the profession, and veteran educators, including: Jesse Hagopian, “Secondary Teacher of the Year,” Garfield High School, leader in MAP

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MAP Test Boycott Anniversary Celebration & SEE Respect Campaign Launch

Thursday, January 30th 4:30pm-6:30pm Garfield Community Center 2323 E. Cherry St. Seattle, WA 98122 RSVP on Facebook Download the flyer and help spread the word! This month marks the one year anniversary of the MAP test boycott. Sparked by teachers at Garfield High School and spread to high schools throughout the city, Seattle teachers have inspired educators, students, and parents to stand up to standardizing testing across the country! From Portland to Providence teachers are leading the fight for meaningful curriculum and assessment. Join us as we celebrate this important victory and launch the next campaign for education justice in

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Social Equality Educators (SEE) Meeting Jan. 12, 1:00pm-3:00pm

Social Equality Educators (SEE) Meeting When: Sunday, January 12th, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Where: NewHolly Library, 7058 32nd Ave. S., Seattle, WA 98118 RSVP: We would appreciate a head count before the meeting. Please email or call and let Dan know if you can make it. You can reach him at dantroccoli@gmail.com or (206) 851-4963. The proposed agenda includes a discussion with Sue Peters, the newest school board member, as well as continued discussion about our work around racial inequity and the upcoming SEA elections.  

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Next Racial Justice in our Schools Meeting – Sun 12/15/13 3pm

Next meeting on: The Fight for Racial Justice in our Schools When: Sunday 12/15 3pm Where: New Holly Library — 7058 32nd Ave. S. Seattle, WA 98118   Proposed Agenda: Forum/Panel: Plans for putting on a meeting/forum/panel that could bring together many of the groups and struggles going on around racial injustice in the Seattle Public Schools. Document: Beginning the process of putting together a document that lays out the problems and some potential solutions. Immediate Support: We must keep up the pressure on key struggles where the outcome is imminent and people need immediate assistance. We should have a report

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Social Equality Educators (SEE) Meeting Dec. 8 11:00am-12:30pm

Social Equality Educators (SEE) Meeting When: Sunday, December 8th, 11:00am–12:30pm Where: Email dantroccoli@gmail.com for the location RSVP: We would appreciate a head count before the meeting. Please email or call and let Dan know if you can make it. You can reach him at: 206-851-4963. The proposed agenda includes a discussion with Sue Peters, the newest school board member, as well as continued discussion about our work around racial inequity.  

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Organizing Meeting for Racial Justice in Seattle Schools

  Location: Broadcast Coffee 1918 E. Yesler Way  Sunday, Nov. 24, 3 p.m.   For too long, the Seattle Public Schools have failed to live up to their duty to educate all children and serve all families. Time and time again the Seattle schools leadership has ignored or overridden the voices and concerns of African-American, Latino, Native American, Asian-American, and Pacific Islander communities and imposed an educational system that does not work for their students. Some recent examples include:   Disproportionality in discipline against African-American students by Seattle Public Schools; The lack of community engagement in south Seattle around the

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