APPS members testimony to the Philadelphia School Reform Commission – May 26, 2016

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The Philadelphia School Reform Commission (Commissioner Green participated by phone conference)

On May 26, 2016 the Philadelphia School Reform Commission’s met to decide on non-renewal of four charters and to vote on the School District Budget for Fiscal Year 2016-2017.

This is the testimony of five members of the Philadelphia Alliance for Philadelphia Public Schools to the Commission.

All five videos can be viewed here.

Click each picture below to view single videos. Speakers are in order of appearance at the meeting.


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Video of APPS member Lynda Rubin testifying at the Philadelphia School Reform Commission hearing – May 26, 2016.

The transcript of Lynda’s testimony.


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Video of APPS member Coleman Poses testifying at the Philadelphia School Reform Commission hearing – May 26, 2016.

The transcript of Coleman’s testimony  with a spreadsheet of relevant charter information.


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Video of APPS member Rich Liuzzi testifying at the Philadelphia School Reform Commission hearing – May 26, 2016.

The transcript of Rich’s testimony.


Diane Payne SRC 5-27-16

Video of APPS member Diane Payne testifying at the Philadelphia School Reform Commission hearing – May 26, 2016. Be sure to listen to the audio of the debate with Commissioner Jimenez at the end of Diane’s testimony.

The transcript of Diane’s testimony.


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Video of APPS member Lisa Haver testifying at the Philadelphia School Reform Commission hearing – May 26, 2016.

The transcript of Lisa’s testimony. The last few sentences were not in her testimony because of the three minute time limit.