(Chinese translation below)
On Thursday, December 11 the NYC Council will have its hearing for Resolution 0442 - Resolution calling upon the New York State Legislature to pass and the Governor to sign S.7738/ A.9979, to change the admissions criteria for New York City's Specialized High Schools.
It is important that this resolution is not passed.
We need action and a show of support that day.
A press conference/rally will be held on the steps of City Hall at 10:am Sharp! And last until 11am
CoalitionEdu leaders and members from all 5 boroughs will be in attendance along with the Coalition of all 9 Specialized High School Alumni Associations. Please come to support us and fill the steps of City Hall. Directions We will be at City Hall, NOT 250 Broadway.
This is a public hearing. We will be testifying individually and we invite you to do so as well.
If you plan to testify, register in the morning before 9:30 at the Council Chambers. Attend the press conference and then return to the chambers.
You will have 3 minutes to speak. Please bring 20 copies printed on both sides to give to members of the council.
Be prepared for a whole day event. Public testimony will be heard after the Council and the DOE, UFT and officials speak.
Email the city council members if you cannot attend.
- We have an online petition on https://www.change.org/p/keep-the-shsat
- The Alumni Coalition has a form that will contact the council speaker and your local councilman.
- A full list of council members is available on our website coalitionedu.org along with a template letter, you can contact them all.
Hope to see you all there.
请保护我们的学校 - 保持SHSAT
周四，2014年12月11日上午10点 市议会在市政府举行会议 纽约市议会将开放论坛讨论442号决议呼吁改变纽约市特殊高中录取标准。
周四 12/11 上午10点参加在市政的示威运动--9点45分集聚!
周四 12/11 参加和/或在会议上发言！
今天：签请愿书，如 https://www.votervoice.net/CNYCSHSAA/campaigns/37468/respond Petition to 8 State Legislators Petition to 13 Council Members！