PARCEO’s work on Evaluation

PARCEO has begun working with community groups on evaluation and documentation. Many groups have been thinking a lot about where to begin with evaluating and documenting their work in a way that truly strengthens the foundation and momentum of their work and reflects their own notions of what “success” means. As a result of these discussions, PARCEO has been working on an evaluation and documentation guide and mini training to help groups think through an evaluation process that is rooted in a commitment to building community leadership and grows out of a participatory ...

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Intifada NYC Video and Discussion Flyer

The Participatory Action Research Center for Education Organizing (PARCEO), in partnership with the Educational Leadership Program at NYU Steinhardt, invites you to: FIVE YEARS LATER: WHAT CAN WE LEARN FROM COMMUNITIES IN SUPPORT OF THE KHALIL GIBRAN INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY’S ORGANIZING EFFORT? Please join us for a screening of Intifada NYC, a video about what happened to the Khalil Gibran International Academy (KGIA), the first Arabic dual language public school in NYC and a discussion following the video with: Debbie Almontaser, educator and founding principal of KGIA ...

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NYC Parents Stand in Solidarity with the Chicago Teachers Union

The Parent Leadership Project (Uptown, NYC) and La Unión (Brooklyn, NYC) stand in solidarity with the Chicago Teachers Union. Like Parents 4 Teachers in Chicago, we know that teachers’ working conditions are our children’s learning conditions. In New York City, Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been implementing similar reforms to Rahm Emanuel's in Chicago. In both cities, structures of Mayoral Control combined with federal reforms such as No Child Left Behind and Race to the Top have claimed to make schools more accountable to students and their parents. But our experie...

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