Lisa Haver

(Retired teacher Lisa Haver, a plaintiff in the lawsuit, holds a hastily created sign after other signs were confiscated at the Februart 18, 2015 SRC meeting.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

City, SRC Settle Lawsuit Over Confiscated Protest Signs

Three retired teachers sued the SRC on First Amendment grounds after they were prohibited from holding protest signs at a contentious meeting on charter schools.

06/04/2015

(Shortly after school police confiscated anti-charter protest signs at the SRC's February 18th meeting, Lisa Haver, of the  Alliance for Philadelphia Public Schools (APPS) displays a hastily drawn sign that says, "Why did SRC take our signs?"  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Federal Lawsuit Filed Against School Reform Commission After Protest Signs Confiscated

Lisa Haver, co-founder of a group that opposes more charter schools in Philadelphia, says school police confiscated her signs at the SRC’s February 18th meeting.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/12/2015

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With Ramos At The Helm, Philadelphia’s SRC Becomes More Accessible

After a summer that saw accusations of back-room deals, the new-look panel running Philadelphia schools is making an effort to engage the public.

11/20/2011