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

This video is defenders of public education testifying at the July 6, 2017 Philadelphia School Reform Commission meeting. It concludes with the SRC discussion and vote on a contract with an outside contractor, Catapault Learning, to set up an AlternR8CW Special Education Program in the District.

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Anna Pera, parent on the contract with Catapult Learning 0:00
Deborah Grill, APPs member on the contract with Catapult Learning 3:09
Gabe Labella, on the contract with Catapult Learning 6:05
Tony Bah, parent, on the contract with Catapult Learning 9:47
Lynda Rubin, APPS member, on the contract with Catapult Learning 11:00
Lee Awbrey, Public Interest Law Center, on the contract with Catapult Learning. 16.35
Stepanie Clark, parent, on lessons of the Henry School bus accident 19:40
Kristen Luebertt, teacher, on school funding 23:38
Maura McInerney, Education Law Center, on integration of Special Ed students 26:30
Julien Terell, Philadelphia Student Union, on student suspensions 30:13
Yvelisse Pelotte, Education Law Center, on student suspensions 33:33
Julian Thompson, speaking for Countil Woman Blondell Reynolds Brown, on student suspensions 37:00
Zoi Abdul Raheem, community member on student suspensions 39:54
Karel Kilimnik, APPS member, on transparency and accountability 43:16
Robin Roberts, parent, on lessons of the Henry School bus accident 46:30
Barbara Dowdall, APPS member, on the importance school libraries and librarians 50:00
Richard Migliore, APPS member, on the Autism Spectrum. and importance of Special Ed students in schools 53:15
Ilene Poses, APPS member, on SRC transparecy 56:50
SRC discussion and vote on the Catalyst Contract 1:00:15

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