Defenders of public education testify at the July 6, 2017 SRC meeting.

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Click on the picture above to view the video of the testimony of defenders of public education testifying at the July 6, 2017 Philadelphia School Reform Commission meeting. Click on the time stamps to see selected speakers at the meeting.

The video concludes with the discussion and vote on a $10 million contract with outsourced private company Catalyst Learning for an Alternative Special Education program.


These are the transcripts of APPS members’ testimony at the SRC meeting in order of their appearance.

Click here to read the transcript of Deborah Grill’s testimony.

Click here to read the transcript of Tonya Bah’s testimony.

Click here to read the transcript of Lynda Rubin’s testimony.

Click here to read the transcript of Kristin Luebbert’s testimony.

Click here to read the transcript of Karel Kilimnik’s testimony.

Click here to read the transcript of Barbara Dowdall’s testimony.

Click here to read the transcript of Richard Migliore’s testimony.

Click here to read the transcript of Ilene Poses’s testimony.


Also see:

Over objections, SRC authorizes $10M new special ed program for Philly kids | Inquirer – Juyly 6, 2017

School Reform Commission approves new in-house special education program | The Notebook – July 6, 2017