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Ackerman Buyout

(L-R, at an August SRC meeting:  schools superintendent Arlene Ackerman, SRC chair Robert Archie, SRC member Johnny Irizarry, and an SRC attorney.   Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Mayor’s Appointees Quit Philadelphia School Reform Commission

The head of Philadelphia’s embattled School Reform Commission — attorney Robert Archie — has resigned, along with member Johnny Irizarry, and now it is up to Mayor Nutter to fill those seats.

09/19/2011

(Philadelphia schools superintendent Arlene Ackerman, in file photo.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Pennsylvania Fiscal Watchdog Will Audit Ackerman Buyout

Pennsylvania Auditor General Jack Wagner says in addition to the issue of whether the buyouts are appropriate, there is the issue of public disclosure – or the lack thereof.

08/24/2011

(Mayor Michael Nutter, ousted schools superintendent Arlene Ackerman.  File photos)

Nutter Sees No Conflict In Anonymous Donations Made To Buy Out Ackerman

The fact that anonymous, private donations paid for nearly half of Arlene Ackerman’s $900,000 buyout is raising questions.

08/23/2011

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