APPS testimony to the Philadelphia School Reform Commission – February 16, 2016

SRC New Charter vote 2-16-16

On February 16th the Philadelphia School Reform Commission heard testimony on the authorization of new charters for the School District of Philadelphia.

This is the testimony of members of the Alliance for Philadelphia Public Schools at the meeting.

Click on the picture to see the video.

Lisa Haver SRC 1-21-16

Video of APPS member Lisa Haver testifying at the Philadelphia School Reform Commission meeting – February 16, 2016.

The full transcript of Lisa’s testimony.


 

Diane Payne SRC 1-21-16

Video of APPS member Diane Payne testifying at the Philadelphia School Reform Commission meeting – February 16, 2016.

The full transcript of Diane’s testimony.


 

For details about the SRC meeting, see:

Philly SRC approves 3 of 12 charter applications amid bombshell Pa. Supreme Court ruling
by Kevin McCorry – Philadelphia Newsworks – Feburary 17, 2016

At the SRC meeting, Commissioners Green and Jimenez made a point of saying they are required by state law to authorize new charters without taking the fiscal condition of the School District into consideration. David Lapp of the Education Law Center testified at an SRC meeting on February 18, 2015 that this is not true.