Throughout March, the Our City Our Schools coalition shared five prompts with each of the Mayoral candidates to learn more about their plans for transforming our schools. We are a coalition of organizations and individuals that demand fairly funded transformative schools that address the needs and desires of school community members. These questions speak to core valuesContinue reading “Mayoral Engagement Questionnaire”
Category Archives: Parent Voice
Open Letter Regarding Continued Hybrid Reopening Plan Failures
We believe that delaying the reopening of buildings to ensure safety is the right choice, however we are disturbed with the district’s leadership’s insistence in saying that the delay is due to the ongoing mediation with the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers.
Reopening and Reimagining in the School District of Philadelphia
Like so many others, we have been intensely focused on the discussion around a healthy and safe reopening of school buildings in the School District of Philadelphia for hybrid or in person learning. Read our demands.
It can happen here. Are we ready?
SDP needs to develop an Active Shooter policy and procedure that keeps children safe.
Philadelphia’s Filthy Schools Continue
Philadelphia public schools have a long history of neglected hazards and deferred maintenance. For many years Philadelphia’s school children have had to exist and try to learn in conditions where the air is contaminated with mold spores, water fountains are lead contaminated, schools are unable to control the internal temperatures, asbestos exposures and rodent infestationContinue reading “Philadelphia’s Filthy Schools Continue”