School District of Philadelphia Board of Education Action Meeting, October 20, 2022 Testimonies

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Bilingual Counseling Assistants (BCAs), Cellphones in Class
by Dr. Cheri Micheau

We Are Not Customers by Diane Payne

School Libraries and Librarians–Help Children Learn and Cope
by Lynda Rubin

RE: Action Item 12–Middle States Accreditation by Barbara Dowdall

All SDP Students Deserve a Certified Teacher Librarian by Deborah Grill

Philly Needs More School Librarians sung by Ilene Poses


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.