Supporters of public education testify before the SRC at the September 14th meeting

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Click on the above picture to view the testimony of speakers at the September 14, 2017 meeting of the Philadelphia School Reform Commission. Click on the timestamps (the numbers at the end of each name) to view specific speakers at the meeting.

Note: The problem with the camera angle and interruptions in the field of view are due to placement of the camera. The SRC has confined our camera to a “press box” which is located in the middle of the audience thus the quality of the video.

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These are the transcripts of some APPS members’ testimony at the SRC meeting in order of their appearance.

Click here to read Debbie Grill’s SRC testimony transcript.

Click here to read Lynda Rubin’s SRC testimony transcript.

Click here to read Ilene Poses’s SRC testimony transcript.

Click here to read Lisa Haver’s SRC testimony transcript.

Click here to read Alison McDowell’s SRC testimony transcript posted on her Wrench in the Gears blog.

Click here to read Diane Payne’s SRC testimony transcript.

Click here to read Barbara Dowdall’s SRC testimony transcript.

Click here to read Karel Kilimnik’s SRC testimony transcript.

Supporters of public education testify before the SRC at the August 17th meeting.

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Click on the picture above to view the video of the testimony of defenders of public education testifying at the August 17, 2017 Philadelphia School Reform Commission meeting. Click on the time stamps to see selected speakers at the meeting.

Note: The problem with the camera angle and interruptions in the field of view are due to placement of the camera. The SRC has confined our camera to a “press box” which is located in the middle of the audience thus the quality of the video.


These are the transcripts of some APPS members’ testimony at the SRC meeting in order of their appearance.

Click here to read Lisa Haver’s SRC testimony transcript.

Click here to read Lynda Rubin’s SRC testimony transcript.

Click here to read Karel Kilimnik’s SRC testimony transcript.

Click here to read Ilene Poses’s SRC testimony transcript.

Click here to read Diane Payne’s SRC testimony transcript.

Click here to read Barbara Dowdall’s SRC testimony transcript.


Also see:
SRC ignores pleas to take a vote on disbanding itself | Philadelphia Public School Notebook – August 17, 2017

 

Defenders of public education testify at the July 6, 2017 SRC meeting.

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Click on the picture above to view the video of the testimony of defenders of public education testifying at the July 6, 2017 Philadelphia School Reform Commission meeting. Click on the time stamps to see selected speakers at the meeting.

The video concludes with the discussion and vote on a $10 million contract with outsourced private company Catalyst Learning for an Alternative Special Education program.


These are the transcripts of APPS members’ testimony at the SRC meeting in order of their appearance.

Click here to read the transcript of Deborah Grill’s testimony.

Click here to read the transcript of Tonya Bah’s testimony.

Click here to read the transcript of Lynda Rubin’s testimony.

Click here to read the transcript of Kristin Luebbert’s testimony.

Click here to read the transcript of Karel Kilimnik’s testimony.

Click here to read the transcript of Barbara Dowdall’s testimony.

Click here to read the transcript of Richard Migliore’s testimony.

Click here to read the transcript of Ilene Poses’s testimony.


Also see:

Over objections, SRC authorizes $10M new special ed program for Philly kids | Inquirer – Juyly 6, 2017

School Reform Commission approves new in-house special education program | The Notebook – July 6, 2017

SRC vote on the PFT contract and APPS comment

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Click the picture to view the SRC discussion and vote on the PFT contract.

On June 20, 2017 the Philadelphia School Reform Commission met to vote on the contract with the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers.

Click on the above picture to view the discussion and vote on the PFT contract.

Click on each of the pictures below to view individual videos of comments of APPS members before the SRC discussion and vote on the PFT contract.

Click here to see all four of the videos.

Note: The problem with the camera angle and interruptions in the field of view are due to placement of the camera. The SRC has confined our camera to a “press box” which is located in the middle of the audience thus the quality of the video.



Testimony of APPS member Lisa Haver at the June 20th SRC meeting.

Lisa Haver SRC 6-20-17
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Testimony of APPS member Rich Migliore at the June 20th SRC meeting.

 

Rich Migliore at SRC 6-20-17Click the picture to view the video.


Testimony of APPS member Lynda Rubin at the June 20th SRC meeting.

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