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File #: 180112    Version: Name:
Type: Resolution Status: ADOPTED
File created: 2/15/2018 In control: Committee on Law and Government
On agenda: Final action: 3/8/2018
Title: Proposing an amendment to the Educational Supplement to the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter relating to the eligibility, selection and removal of the Members of the Board of Education, relating to the Board of Education's responsibility for the administration of the School District, creating a Parent and Community Advisory Council, and providing for the submission of the amendment to the electors of Philadelphia.
Sponsors: Councilmember Blackwell, Council President Clarke
Indexes: BOARD OF EDUCATION, PHILADELPHIA HOME RULE CHARTER, SCHOOL DISTRICT OF PHILADELPHIA
Attachments: 1. Resolution No. 18011201, As Amended.pdf, 2. Signature18011201.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
3/8/20180 CITY COUNCIL ADOPTEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
3/1/20181 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON FINAL PASSAGE CALENDAR FOR NEXT MEETING.Pass  Action details Not available
3/1/20181 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
2/28/20180 Committee on Law and Government HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
2/28/20180 Committee on Law and Government HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
2/28/20180 Committee on Law and Government AMENDED   Action details Not available
2/28/20181 Committee on Law and Government REPORTED FAVORABLY   Action details Not available
2/15/20180 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
Title
Proposing an amendment to the Educational Supplement to the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter relating to the eligibility, selection and removal of the Members of the Board of Education, relating to the Board of Education's responsibility for the administration of the School District, creating a Parent and Community Advisory Council, and providing for the submission of the amendment to the electors of Philadelphia.

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WHEREAS, Under Article II, Section 7 of the First Class City Public Education Home Rule Act (53 P.S. §13207), amendments to the Educational Supplement to the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter may be made in accordance with the procedures set forth in the First Class City Home Rule Act, Section 6 of which (53 P.S. §13106) provides that Charter amendments may be proposed by a resolution of the Council of the City of Philadelphia adopted with the concurrence of two-thirds of its elected members; and

WHEREAS, City Council, by adoption of this resolution, proposes an amendment to the Educational Supplement to the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter relating to public hearings and the selection and removal of the Members of the Board of Education; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA, That the following amendment to Article XII of the Educational Supplement to the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter is hereby proposed and shall be submitted to the electors of the City on an election date designated by ordinance:

ARTICLE XII
PUBLIC EDUCATION

CHAPTER 1
THE HOME RULE SCHOOL DISTRICT

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§ 12-100. The Home Rule School District.

A separate and independent home rule school district is hereby established and created to be known as "The School District of Philadelphia". The administration, management and operation of the School District of Philadelphia shall be the exclusive responsibility of the Board of Education established herein, and the School District of Phil...

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