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File #: 210240    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: IN COMMITTEE
File created: 3/18/2021 In control: Committee on Law and Government
On agenda: Final action:
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; and providing for the submission of the amendment to the electors of Philadelphia.
Sponsors: Councilmember Oh
Indexes: PHILADELPHIA HOME RULE CHARTER
Attachments: 1. Resolution No. 21024000
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; and providing for the submission of the amendment to the electors of Philadelphia.

Body
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 the eligibility, selection and removal of the Members of the Board of Education; and the Board of Education's responsibility for the administration of the School District; 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:


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Bold italics indicates matter added by these amendments.


ARTICLE XII
PUBLIC EDUCATION


CHAPTER 1
THE HOME RULE SCHOOL DISTRICT

? 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 r...

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