The Board of Education will hold an initial public hearing on applications for new charter schools in Philadelphia on December 20, 2019 at 4:00pm at the Education Center 440 N. Broad Street, in the Board Offices, Suite 101. The Board of Education will receive public comment from Philadelphia residents on specific charter applications starting at approximately 4:30pm. Individuals must register to speak at the session by calling 215-400-4010 or by registering in person during the hearing by 5:30p.m. Each individual shall have three minutes to speak.
The Board of Education also will accept written public testimony on new charter applications from Philadelphia residents through January 24, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. EST.
Testimony may be submitted in writing or via email to email@example.com.
If submitted in writing, written testimony must be postmarked by January 24, 2019 and addressed to:
Board of Education
The School District of Philadelphia
440 North Broad Street, Suite 101
Philadelphia, PA 19130
Regardless of submission method, all written testimony should include the full name and address of the sender, in order to establish Philadelphia residency. Additionally, written testimony should clearly indicate the specific new charter application to which the testimony refers. All written testimony received by the Board of Education will be made part of the public record for the respective new charter application hearing.