NYC
2019
Event Type: 
Panel
Room: 
H210
Timeslot: 
Session 2: Saturday June 29th, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
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Description/Abstract of your Event: 

This workshop links the 50 year failure of Public Schools in the boroughs serving Black and Latino Working Class Students and their families, neighborhoods and Communities and the ongoing Parent led efforts of Community and Neighborhood Control of NYC’s Schools to the Racist Admissions Practices of our Specialized High Schools and the UFT/DoE/City and State Government’s Policies and Responsibility in it all.

Participants

Dr. Gassaway has served as a Public School teacher, Principal and Superintendent of Alternative Schools and Programs for the NYC Dept. of Education. Author of books on Public Education, Curricular Development and School Leadership, Dr. Gassaway has been a leading advocate for Parent and Student...

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Mother of 2 Public School Students, Ms Tanikawa has served as an officer of the PTA at 4 schools and on the School Leadership Team at 5. She is currently Chair of the Community Education Council District 2 Diversity Committee. Tanikawa is Co-Chair of the Education Council Consortium working to...

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Steve Brier is Senior Academic Technology Officer, Professor, PHD Program in Urban Education and Co-Director of the New Media Lab at the Graduate School and University Center of the City University of New York (CUNY)

Inez Barron is the Representative to the NY City Council from Brooklyn’s 42 Council District serving East New York. Ms. Barron served as Teacher, Instructional Leader and Principal for 36 years in the New York City DoE. For more than 60 years, Barron has been actively engaged in Community...

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Alan Schulman retired after 36 years as a teacher, Administrator and Special and International Projects Coordinator for the NYC DoE. Since 1968, Schulman has been a Community organizer around issues ranging from Community Control of our Schools, Parent and Student Empowerment and Institutional...

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