Please join us for the final meetings of the 2015-2017 term. The meeting will take place at 6:30 at 333 Seventh Avenue in the 12th Floor conference room. We will have a little celebration in honor of the end of the year. Babysitting will be provided. Meeting Agenda Calendar Meeting Working Business Meeting
Our May CECD2 Calendar and Working Business meetings took place on Monday May 22 at 6:30 at 333 Seventh Avenue, between 27th and 28th Streets in the 7th floor conference room. Complete meeting agenda: Calendar Meeting Working Business Meeting Final versions of the passed resolutions and minutes will be posted shortly.
On May 9 the CEC2 held a forum about integrating our schools. We were joined by education experts Amy Stuart-Wells, Kelly McGuire, and Lindsay Oaks, and a high school student for a discussion about benefits of a classroom with diverse learners and how we create and nurture such a learning environment. Our current middle school admissions system sorts students by academic performance, resulting in many schools with students of similar abilities. This system of sorting leads to racially and socioeconomically segregated schools. The forum will explore the benefits of mixing students of all academic levels. Please view a video of our event. ************* Amy Stuart-Wells is a Professor of Sociol