APPS reports on the final meetings on Priority Schools

Over the past two months, APPS members have attended meetings at six of the eleven schools selected by the school district to be “Priority Schools”. This initiative would affect the futures of these schools in a significant manner, but no presentation has been made by the Hite administration at any SRC meeting. The options presented … Continue reading APPS reports on the final meetings on Priority Schools

Shining a light on the SRC

On December 22, 2016 The Philadelphia Public School Notebook published an article about APPS  scrutiny of the actions of the Philadelphia School Reform Commission. This is the article: Shining a light on the SRC by Darryl Murphy - The Philadelphia Public School Notebook Picture by Darryl Murphy Thanks to the School Reform Commission, Lisa Haver … Continue reading Shining a light on the SRC

APPS testimony before the School Reform Commission (with comment from Commissioner Bill Green) – December 15, 2016

On December 15th, 2016 the Philadelphia School Reform Commission met for its monthly Action Meeting. This is testimony of members of the Alliance for Philadelphia Public Schools and a comment by Commissioner Bill Green at this meeting. Click here for all videos. Click on the pictures below to view individual videos. Speakers are in order of appearance at the … Continue reading APPS testimony before the School Reform Commission (with comment from Commissioner Bill Green) – December 15, 2016

Eyes On The SRC – December 15, 2016

Eyes on the SRC:  December 15, 2016 by Karel Kilimnik As 2016 draws to a close and we contemplate what the next four years may bring, we need to pay close attention to the ways in which the public continues to be shut out of decision-making at the SRC. The SRC is a governmental body … Continue reading Eyes On The SRC – December 15, 2016