Prospects for the Philadelphia public schools

Posted by on March 03, 2014

Prospects for the Philadelphia public schools

March 4, 2014 discussion agenda

Action Plan v2.0

The District’s budget for 2013-14 and 2014-15
–       the $14,000,000 hole
–       the $320,000,000 ask
–       a state funding formula
–       charter school transfer payments

Teacher contract negotiations

Charter school status and enrollment trends

The new School Reform Commission and SRC Chair Bill Green

School choice and ‘universal enrollment’ proposals

Penn’s role in dealing with the District crisis

Media representations
–       Philadelphia Magazine, Feb. 2014
–       Daily Pennsylvanian Feb. 26, 2014

The City’s future as a function of public education policy and support
–       Who wins? Who loses?

Stiteler B 21 (Locust Walk next to GSE)
208 S. 37th Street, Philadelphia
4:30 – 6:00 PM

All welcome

(Vivian Gadsden & Torch Lytle, conveners)

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