On March 24th, 2016 the Philadelphia School Reform Commission held a special meeting to vote on its Preliminary Five-year Plan (FY 17-21) and a Lump Sum Statement (FY 16-17)
This is the testimony of members of the Alliance for Philadelphia Public Schools at this meeting.
The two videos can be viewed here. Testimony is in the order of appearance.
Click on the pictures below to view the videos individually.
Video of APPS member Lisa Haver testifying at the Philadelphia School Reform Commission meeting – March 24, 2016. She comments on the new budget then presents evidence that Wister Elementary is outperforming any Mastery Charter.
Video of APPS member Karel Kilimnik testifying at the Philadelphia School Reform Commission meeting – March 24, 2016. She corrects a misunderstanding by Commissioner Jimenez of her question at the previous SRC meeting and then asks why the SRC did notpost the proposed 5-year plan before the meeting which is yet another violation of the Sunshine Act.