Defenders of public education speak before the BOE, August 16, 2018

SB 7-9-18

Transcripts of some of the speakers at the August 16th meeting:

Supporters of Strawberry Mansion

Catherine Blunt’s testimony transcript

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Karel Kilimnik - SRC testimony - 9-17-15

Karel Kilimnik’s testimony transcript


APPS and Community Members

Lisa Haver 6-21-18

Lisa Haver’s testimony transcript

Diane Payne - SRC testimony - 9--17-15

Diane Payne’s testimony transcript

Ilene 6-21-18

Ilene Poses’ testimony transcript




The Alliance for Philadelphia Public Schools is a grass-roots organization of parents, community members, and school staff—including teachers, school nurses, librarians, counselors and safety staff—dedicated to the preservation of public schools. APPS is an independent organization with no political or union affiliation. We are entirely self-funded and do not take financial donations from outside sources. All members donate their time and receive no salary.