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Tonight’s School Reform Commission meeting canceled

This article was originally published in The Notebook. In August 2020, The Notebook became Chalkbeat Philadelphia.

Tonight’s regularly scheduled School Reform Commission meeting has been canceled.

When asked, the District did not immediately give a reason for the cancellation of its monthly "strategies, policy and priorities" meeting. The next scheduled SRC meeting, an action meeting, will take place on Oct. 16.

Update: A spokesperson for the District said that the meeting was canceled because the format for the meetings is being revamped.

The SRC meets twice a month for an action meeting and a strategy, policy, and priority meeting. Action meetings of the SRC are for general purposes and are normally held monthly at 5:30 p.m. Public testimony is invited but requires advance registration by calling 215-400-4180 no later than 4:30 p.m. the day before the meeting.

Strategy, policy, and priority meetings are normally held monthly at 6 p.m. No registration is necessary to speak at these meetings, which typically focus on a specific topic. All meetings are held in the auditorium at District headquarters.

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