by Diane Payne
Co-chairs Maria McColgan and Joyce Wilkerson were present, along with committee members Julia Danzy, Lee Huang, and Chris McGinley. Board member Wayne Walker was in attendance as well. Three APPS members attended this meeting; two spoke in defense of public education. APPS reports on all BOE meetings can be viewed at APPSPhilly.net.
(Videos of all Board meetings can be viewed on the Board of Education page on the SDP website. Meeting materials, including agendas and powerpoint presentations, can be found on the Board of Education website. All of the materials of the January 10 meeting are not yet posted, but you can view the online agenda with links to each policy under review here.)
The Committee approved Minutes of its October 11, 2018 meeting.
District Chief of Staff Naomi Wyatt served as Dr. Hite’s designee at this meeting. She introduced both the policies to be reviewed and the other staff members who provided the information on each policy.
To read the proposed policy changes and speakers’ testimony click here.