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NYSUT MEETINGS (unrestricted) miscellaneous (chronological order):
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Gulino vs. SED 2002
Decision by U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, in Gulino et al. v. Board of Education of the City School District of the City of New York and the New York State Education Department, in which African American and Latino teachers sued over test requirements for teaching license, alleging effective discrimination

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New Board Orientation 12/12-13/02
Agendas; Local Leaders' Guide to Research and Educational Services, 2001-2002

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State Farm Insurance 6/20/02
Letters to Cortese from State Farm Insurance education program coordinator re meeting to support Education Excellence, tentative agenda; brochures by State Farm, "Engage in Education Excellence"; Business Roundtable/National Alliance of Business/National Association of Manufacturers, "Investing in Teaching"

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Retiree Council 8, Yahnundasis CC, Utica 6/14/02
NYSUT Task Force on Health Insurance through the Retirement Systems Progress Report; list of proposed members of Retiree Services Task Force; invitation to Retiree Council luncheon; handwritten notes

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Donahue E.D. Meeting, Woodcliff, Rochester 5/30/02
Notice of E.D. 5 & 6 meeting of delegates to Representative Assembly, noting scheduled attendance by Cortese to discuss Regents testing in middle schools; letter to Cortese from executive director of Fiscal Policy Institute urging support for income tax surcharge proposal to help balance state budget, April 23; minutes of Professional Standards and Practices Board re revision on Code of Ethics, April 18-19

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E.D. 11 Meeting, Vestal R.O. 5/8/02
Report by Cortese; facilitative correspondence

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Kremer & Lockwood, Simpsons, Desmond 5/10/02
Description of Madison-Oneida BOCES Grade 5-8 ELA (English Language Arts) and Mathematics Assessment Project; draft feature page for NYSUT newsletter, "Schalmont stacks up new programs for teachers," May 9, 2002

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Staff Training Conf., Gideon, Crackerbarrel w/ officers 5/7/01
Tentative program and workshop descriptions; letter to UFT president Randi Weingarten inviting her to speak at training conference

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Scarsdale Teachers Association 4/10/02
Agenda for meeting of Scarsdale Teachers Association, "Impact of Standards and Assessment on Teaching and Learning"; descriptive text by National Association of State Boards of Education, "A Primer on State Accountability and Large-scale Assessments," March 2001; New York Times magazine article, "The Test Mess," noting Scarsdale parents consider state testing standards below their own, April 7, 2002; handwritten notes

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NYSUT/NEA Meeting 3/28/02
National Education Association newsletter Advocate articles, with cover letter to NYSUT officers; meeting notice

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Cable TV Awards Dinner, Convention Center 3/4/02
Program; letter to Cortese thanking her for serving as judge

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Johanna Duncan-Poitier 2/8/02
List of issues to raise with Duncan-Poitier (State Education Department) including mentor intern program, Office of Teacher Certification, Office of Higher Education, professional standards and practices regulations, code of ethics

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Cable Television Awards Program, Steuben Club 2/1/02
Memo to Toni Cortese asking her to serve as judge, representing NYSUT, on scholarship awards panel of Cable Television Association of New York

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Commissioner Mills 1/2/02
Draft agenda; outline of issues and recommendations re continuing low passing grade for Regents diplomas; print-outs of articles re Regents plans not to raise passing score on tests for fear of increased failure rate. See also: Commissioner

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Commissioner Mills 12/4/03
Agenda re charter schools, middle-level education, alternative assessments; inservice conference; report by NYSUT, National Education Association of New York, and New York School Boards Association, "Not So Fast: The Unmet Challenges for Charter Schools and Those Who Oversee Them," November 2003, with cover letter to Regents from Cortese, urging moratorium on charter schools; Draft Report to the Governor and the Legislature on the Educational Effectiveness of the Charter School Approach, presented to Regents as discussion paper, November 7, 2003; program for 22nd Annual Statewide Conference on Inservice Education, cosponsored by NYSUT and NY State Education Department

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Small Locals Alliance Meeting 12/3/03
Final report, NYSUT Ad Hoc Task Force on the Needs of Rural Locals, February 1998; draft report, NYSUT Ad Hoc Task Force on Small Locals, May 2000; ranking of wealth factors (property values/personal income per pupil) by district

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Communications Meeting 12/1/03
List of possible articles for January 14, 2003, issue of New York Teacher

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Cathy Chesbrough 11/19/03
Handwritten note

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Gloria Weinman Retirement Party, Moran's, NYC 11/16/03
Invitation/program flyer

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Suffolk RO Staff Meeting 11/17/03
Facilitative correspondence; photocopy pictures (distorted) of staff

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Communications Meeting 11/4/03
List of possible articles for November 14, 2003, issue of New York Teacher

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New Board Orientation 10/31/03
Program

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New Staff Orientation 10/28-30/03
Presentation points and handwritten notes; list of participants

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CDRO Leadership Conf., Lake Placid Hilton 10/25/03
Confidential Benchmark Polling Elected Officials: NYSUT Membership Opinions re favorable/unfavorable ratings of state and national officials, with handwritten note that younger members are more favorable toward G. W. Bush; NYSUT fact sheets; information bulletin re No Child Left Behind requirements for paraprofessionals; many handwritten notes

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E.D. 14 Meeting (Lee Cutler) 10/2/03
Agenda; Physic Regents Phone Survey and Summary, noting increase in teachers saying test was too rigorous; presentation points re current economic climate

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SRP Conference, President's Roundtable 10/18/03
Conference program for School-Related Professionals (SRP); draft NYSUT publication, "What You Should Know about new requirements for paraprofessionals who help children learn"; information bulletin re teacher aides and teaching assistants (No Child Left Behind requirements)

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Inservice Conference 10/16-17/03
Program for 22nd Annual Statewide Conference on Inservice Education; text of oral report by first vice president; talking points; biographical sketches

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RA Initiative Meeting 9/30/03
Facilitative correspondence

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PSPB Breakfast Meeting 9/18/03
Agenda; talking points for Cortese presentation to Professional Standards and Practices Board breakfast meeting; publication of NYS Board of Regents and NY State Education Department, "New York's Commitment to Higher Standards," July 1998; list of mentoring program standards; presentation points re teaching assistant certificates

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Local Presidents' Conf. Planning Meeting 9/16/03
Agenda; tentative schedule for Pre-RA Local Presidents' Conference; conference program; notes on decisions made at planning meeting

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Communications Meeting 9/8/03
List of possible articles for 2003-04 year of New York Teacher ; brochure, "Introduction to NYSUT"

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Frank Colone Celebration, West Park Wine Cellars 9/7/03
Invitation and facilitative correspondence

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NYS Science Ed. Consortium 8/20/03
Agenda for briefing meeting; NYS Science Education Consortium Statement of Concern; letter to Commissioner Mills; "A Summit on the Professional Development of Science Teachers: Reports and Recommendations," jointly sponsored by NYS Education Department and NYS Science Education Consortium, August 27-28, 2002; description of consortium teams (committees) and members

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VOTE/COPE Committee Meeting 8/19/03
"Draft minutes" (agenda) for upcoming meeting; minutes of August 12, 2002, meeting

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New York Teacher Survey Meeting 3/5/03
Handwritten notes

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Randi Weingarten, UFT 2/24/03
"Suggested Approach to Engage the UFT on the Issue of Alternative Assessments," prepared by NYSUT education associate Pat Flynn 2/13/03, re locally developed tests as alternative to Regents exams; memo from Flynn to Charles Santelli, director of research and educational services division, discussing approach outlined in document, 3/18/03; State Education Department draft Guidelines for Submitting Proposals to the State Assessment Panel on Using Alternative Tests to the Regents Examination; draft results of NYSUT phone survey of teachers re Regents exam in science subjects, January 2003; Regents exam passing rates for NYC and rest of state, 1998-99 through 2000-01, by test subject

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New York Teacher Meeting 2/10/03
List of articles for February 26, 2003, issue of New York Teacher

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Representative Assembly (RA), Washington, DC 2003
Post-RA survey; delegate and alternate bulletins; invitations to receptions; routine correspondence

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Local Presidents' Conference Planning Meeting 2/3/03
Summary of conference planning meeting; tentative conference schedule

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Local Presidents' Conference, Washington, DC 2003
Press release, "Budget Crisis, Presidential Politics to Highlight NYSUT Convention," March 26; Preview newsletter; facilitative materials

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Superintendents' Meeting 6/25/03
Agenda of NYSUT and NYSCOSS meetings re Math A and Physics exams; press release, "Commissioner Mills Makes Announcement on June Math A Regents Exam," re unexpected low achievement on exam, June 24, 2003; Physics and Mathematics A Regents exams; talking points re problems with Math A exam; related memos; handwritten notes

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Scott Hughes, Apple Computer 6/18/03
Proposal for a Teaching and Learning Technology Initiative; Public Policy Institute brochure, "A Laptop for Every Student?"; memo requesting meeting

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New York Teacher Brainstorming (Communications) 6/13/03
Draft outline of issues; handwritten notes

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New York Teacher Meeting (Communications) 6/2/03
Story list for June 18, 2003, issue of newspaper

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Johanna Duncan Poitier, SED 6/2/03
Summary of the December meeting of the Board of Regents; State Education Department Bulletin of the Statewide Plan for Higher Education 2004-2012: "Characteristics of a Highly Effective Higher Education System," sent by Duncan-Poitier, Deputy Commissioner for the Office of Higher Education and the Office of the Professions; letter from NYSUT to Regents re bulletin; handwritten notes

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Teacher Center Spring Retreat, Sagamore 3/28/03
Agenda; materials, "Reflecting on Teacher Center Work: Protocol Information"; outline of comments by Cortese re leadership

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Urban Council Conference Call. Ohio 8 3/28/03
Agenda; Ohio 8 Coalition Fact Sheet; notes from conference call; handwritten notes

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Southern Tier Spring Conference, Skytop, PA 3/22/03
NYSUT presentation points re No Child Left Behind; 2003-04 executive budget proposal; handwritten notes

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Resolution Meeting 2/5/03
NYSUT Resolutions Due to Expire in 2003; Proposed K-12 Resolutions for Submission by the NYSUT Board of Directors for Consideration at the 2003 Representative Assembly; draft 2003 resolutions

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Long Island Presidents' Meeting 1/31/03
Outline of topics at conference; results of phone survey of teachers re Regents science exams; presentation points, "Difficult Economic Times for School Finances"; No Child Left Behind

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Voyager (Reading Academy) 1/8/03
NYSUT staff briefing outline re NYS Reading Academy Voyager program; brochure re Reading Academy (K-3); letter from NYSUT to State Education Department recommending changes to wording of Reading First funding application, December 13, 2002; NYSUT fact sheet on reading literacy initiatives; internal correspondence; handwritten notes