APPS calls on SRC Commissioner Green to drop his lawsuit to be reinstated as SRC Chair

Members of the Alliance for Philadelphia Public Schools call on SRC Commissioner William Green to drop his lawsuit against Governor Wolf to reappoint him as SRC Chair and  to join with Philadelphians in supporting the Governor’s fight to fully fund the city’s public schools.    “Mr. Green’s pointless power grab serves only to divert attention from … Continue reading APPS calls on SRC Commissioner Green to drop his lawsuit to be reinstated as SRC Chair

APPS Letter to SRC Chairwoman Marjorie Neff about turnarounds

March 6, 2016 Dear Chairwoman Neff: The members of the Alliance for Philadelphia Public Schools call on you to halt the placement of four more neighborhood schools into the Turnaround Network. This latest plan will only lead to further destabilization of schools already struggling to survive in conditions caused by both financial and managerial crises. … Continue reading APPS Letter to SRC Chairwoman Marjorie Neff about turnarounds

APPS Calls on the SRC to Rescind Its Illegal Vote

February 1, 2016                                                              For Immediate Release Members of the Alliance for Philadelphia Public Schools have called on School Reform Commission Chair Marjorie Neff to nullify the vote taken at its January 21 meeting on the fate of Wister Elementary School in Germantown. In a letter sent Monday (click here to read the letter) APPS co-founders … Continue reading APPS Calls on the SRC to Rescind Its Illegal Vote

APPS Donates Settlement Money to Student Programs

Advocacy Organization Donates Settlement Money to Student Programs August 10, 2015 Members of the Alliance for Philadelphia Public Schools have begun to donate the funds received from a settlement reached last month with the SRC, the School District of Philadelphia and the City of Philadelphia. Three APPS members--Ilene, Poses, Barbara Dowdall, and Lisa Haver, all … Continue reading APPS Donates Settlement Money to Student Programs