APPS Testimony to SDP Board of Education, October 28, 2021

Click on the title to read a transcript of the individual speaker’s testimony.

Students Want School Libraries by Deborah Grill

School Staffing Issues by Kristen Luebbert

Genuine Engagement is Missing by Diane Payne

Omissions by Barbara McDowell Dowdall

A word from your certified school nurses by Eileen Duffey


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.