School District of Philadelphia Board of Education Action Meeting, September 22, 2022 Testimonies

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Reasons for Lack of Teacher Retention by Kristin Luebbert

“The treachery that underlies the whole package of bringing back leveling and renaming it continues the District and the Board’s tradition of pushing through with a bad idea, slapping fancy names on it, not being honest in how you present it, and pretending you still care about students.” by Diane Payne

The Board chooses to spend $450,000 for the Tennessee consulting company Joseph & Associates to help Dr. Watlington transition to SDP. sung by Ilene Poses

Martin Luther King High School All Black 9 th Grade Male Teachers by Lynda Rubin


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