Board Of Education Announces Modifications to March 26, 2020 Action Meeting

Posted on March 23, 2020
Categories: Press Releases

In order to conduct essential business for the School District of Philadelphia, the Board of Education will hold its Monthly Action Meeting on Thursday, March 26, beginning at 5 p.m. The meeting will focus on accomplishing critical business for the School District of Philadelphia.


In the interest of the health of our staff, board members and public and in alignment with public health guidelines regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, the Board will adjust the way in which it holds its meetings. The meeting will be accessible to the public via television and live stream.


The meeting can be seen at or on Comcast Channel 52 and Verizon FIOS Channel 20. The meeting will also be recorded and posted later on the school district’s website.


Members of the public are invited to participate by submitting written comments via email ( or by completing this form. All written testimony should include the individual’s name, home address and topic. Members of the public may also participate by phone (215-400-5959) and leave a voicemail with the key items they would like to raise in their testimony. To be included in the meeting record, testimony must be received by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 25. During the public comment section of the meeting, board members will read into the record short summaries of  comments, grouped by topic, and will note the number of individuals submitting comments.


For more information, please visit All Board materials can be viewed here: Board staff are continuing to explore technologies that will allow the Board to conduct the critical business of the District remotely while also honoring the input of its many constituents. Any future procedural and schedule changes will be shared in advance of future meetings.


Please note: because this is a rapidly evolving situation, the Board of Education may have to change the format of the meeting to comply with the latest public health guidelines regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. The public will be notified of any changes to the meeting.