Testimonies of APPS members at BOE Action Meetings, June 24, 2021 and July 15, 2021

Where Are the Checks and Balances on How District Money is Spent?

by Diane Payne, June 24, 2021

Resolution 70: New Charter Application Evaluation Report 2020-21

Philadelphia Collegiate Charter School for Boys

by Barbara McDowell Dowdall, June 24, 2021

Deny PHILADELPHIA Collegiate Charter school revised application

by Karel Kilimnik, June 24,2021

Vote no on Action Item 70 – No to Collegiate Charter!

by Ilene Poses, June 24, 2021

Is corruption just envelopes of money passed in secret to politicians?

by Lisa Haver, July 15, 2021

Eli Broad types believe school districts should be more like businesses

by Lynda Rubin, July 15,2021

Testimony to the Board of Education May 27, 2021

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Stop Funding Vendors by Karel Kilimnik

Not Everything that Can Be Counted Counts…[Feed students before weighing them] by Deb Grill

Charter Operators Believe Anyone Can Open a School by Diane Payne

System-wide changes needed to racist practices by Stephanie King

APPS and Community Members Speak Before the Board of Education 4.22.2021

Transparent Budget Process Needed; Reverse Speaker Procedure; Deny Item 4 KIPP Schools

by Karel Kilimnik

Equity in Resources–Certified Teacher Librarians

by Barbara McDowell Dowdall

Nuanced Compassion of Caring Adults

by Ilene Poses

Equitable Resources and a People’s Master Facilities Plan

by Akira Drake Rodriguez

Invest in Our Children

by Molly McGlone

Will Budget Office Cherry-Pick Results to Fit Their Priorities?

by Daniel Scholnick

Do the Right Thing to Gain Back Community Trust

by Stephanie Fahringer

Defenders of Public Education Speak before Board of Education: March 25, 2021

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Certified Teacher Librarians in School Libraries Improve Reading by Deborah Grill

The Only Thing Necessary for the Triumph of Evil is for Good People to Say Nothing by Lisa Haver

BOE Self-Serving Guides and Guardrails and Other Negative Behavior by Karel Kilimnik

Budgets by Kristin Luebbert

Transparency Matters by Diane Payne