Transcripts and Audio of APPS Members testimony to the School Reform Commission - October 16th, 2014 (in order of appearance)
Equity of Shared Sacrifice
Kristen LuebbertAudio of Kristin's testimony

The SRC Violated the Sunshine Act
Lisa Haver
Audio of Lisa's testimony

Why Does Mark Gleason Have to Sign Up For An SRC Meeting?
Eileen Duffey
Audio of Eileen's testimony

Motivation
Barbara Dowdall
Audio of Barbara's testimony

Why No Signs?
Tamara Anderson
Audio of Tamara's testimony

Allison McDowell
Audio of Alison's testimony
(Delivered on behalf of MAPS and the Masterman SAC)

What the SRC Has Stolen From Us
Karel Kilimnik
Audio of Karel's testimony

Stand Up For The Truth!
Diane Payne
Audio of Diane's testimony



Philadelphia School District Showing of 'Won't Back Down'
The anti-public school teacher, "parent trigger" film "Won't Back Down" was scheduled to be shown by the Philadelphia School District Office of Family and Community Engagement in partnership with the Woman's Christian Alliance as part of the District's October, Parent Appreciation month. It was to be screened at 440 N. Broad St., Philadelphia, PA in the main auditorium on Wednesday, October 15th at 6pm. Event sponsors included: Comcast Internet Essentials, GPS, and E.A.R.T.H.S.

Two critical articles from the films theater release two years ago:

The Truth Behind Won't Back Down | Julie Cavanagh @ Huffington Post blog

Commentary: Film perpetuates myths about education | Ken Derstine @ Philadelphia Public School Notebook

For additional links see
Philadelphia School District Showing of 'Won't Back Down'


Audio of the October 6th SRC Meeting Canceling the contract of the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers
After the announcement and vote on cancellation of the contract of the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers
there is audio of parents, teachers, and community members speaking to the press.

The SRC meeting was reported on the Melissa Harris-Perry Show on MSNBC on October 11th. Daniel Denvir was interviewed and Lisa Haver can be seen in a video clip.
Bombshell dropped on Philadelphia teachers



Transcripts and Audio of APPS Members testimony to the School Reform Commission - September 18th, 2014(in order of appearance)
Declaration of Unused and Unnecessay Land & Buildings
Karel Kilimnik
Audio of Karel's testimony

Operating Budget
Lisa Haver
Audio of Lisa's testimony

Online School Application
Alison McDowell
Audio for Alison's testimony

Distribution of Resources
Barbara Dowdall
(A hard copy of Barbara's testimony was given to the SRC. No audio.)




Transcripts and Audio of APPS Members testimony to the School Reform Commission - August 21st, 2014 (in order of appearance)

On the Scarcity of School Resources
Alison McDowell
Audio of Alison's testimony

To Everything There Is a Season
Barbara Dowdall
Audio of Barbara's testimony

Accountability
Lisa Haver
Audio of Lisa's testimony

Standardized Testing
Deborah Grill
Audio of Debbie's testimony