There will be five hearings in five different areas of the 8th District. Check back to this event page for location updates!!!
SCHEDULED HEARING DATES AND TIMES THUS FAR:
November 8, 2017 at 6 p.m. - Lutheran Theological Seminary, 7301 Germantown Avenue
November 11, 2017 at 9 a.m. - Mt. Airy Church of God in Christ, 6401 Ogontz Avenue
November 16, 2017 at 6 p.m. - Oasis City Church, 5248 N. 5th Street
Councilwoman Cindy Bass will host a series of five community hearings to prepare residents for, and receive their input on the replacement of the SRC with a Mayor appointed school board following news that the School Reform Commission will vote on whether to dissolve itself by the end of the year. The first hearing will be held at Lutheran Theological Seminary on Wednesday, November 8 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.
Local education experts and advocates will be on hand to provide community members with important historical context and general information about the progression of the school district, answer community questions, and help examine city-run school board alternatives.
Residents and parents of children living in the 8th District, no matter where the children attend school, are invited to participate in the hearings.