Register to Speak at an SRC Meeting

Register to Speak at an SRC Meeting

Public Comment

As per Section 6: Public Comment of SRC Policy 006: Meetings:
Translated versions

a.   The SRC reaffirms the right of the public to deliver comments to the SRC on matters of general concern, on formal actions of the SRC, or on deliberations regarding matters that are or may be before the SRC.

b.   The public shall submit comments to the SRC in writing and deliver them to the SRC office located at 440 North Broad Street, Suite 101, Philadelphia, PA 19130.

c.   The public shall submit comments to the SRC by registering to address the SRC at a regularly scheduled or special meeting. The procedures for addressing the SRC are as follows:

i.   Individuals must register with the School District Office of Parent, Community & Family Engagement by calling 215-400-4180 no later than 4:30 PM on the business day immediately preceding the meeting at which they wish to address the SRC;

ii.   Individuals must register in their own name and cannot register on behalf of someone else;

iii.   Individuals representing an organization must identify that organization at the time they register, and no more than one representative of an organization can register to speak at a single meeting;

iv.   Individuals must give their name, address, daytime telephone number, and the subject on which they intend to address the SRC;

v.   Individuals must bring seven written copies of their comments with them to the meeting

1.   Individuals may speak for no more than three minutes;

2.   No more than six individuals on the same side of an issue will be permitted to speak, though an unlimited number of individuals may leave written comments for the SRC to review;

3.   Individuals will be ruled out of order if they attempt to comment or complain about the conduct or performance of a particular School District employee and will be directed to address their comments to the appropriate School District administrator;

4.   Individuals will be ruled out of order if they attempt to make any remarks of a personal nature regarding any other individual, whether or not that person is present; and

5.   Individuals will be ruled out of order and asked to leave the meeting if they use any vulgar or profane language.

vi.   The Chair, at his/her discretion, may suspend or alter any of the procedures related to addressing the SRC.


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Translation Service

At every School Reform Commission meeting, a staff member can provide interpretation services for individuals who wish to address the SRC. Please contact Madison Jordan if you need translation services  by 4:30 p.m. on the Tuesday before the SRC meeting.


En todas las reuniones de la Comisión sobre la Reforma Educativa (SRC en inglés) habrá servicios de intérprete a la disposición de aquéllos que los requieran. Favor de ponerse en contacto con Madison Jordan si necesita de éste servicio antes de las 4:30 p.m. del martes antes de la reunión de la SRC.