Arlene Ackerman

(Pedro Ramos, in 2007 file photo)

Surprise Resignation: Pedro Ramos Leaving Phila. School Board

A press release says Ramos, who has served two years as chairman of the SRC, resigned “to attend to recent, unexpected news within his family.”

10/21/2013

(Dr. Arlene Ackerman, when she ran the Philadelphia school district.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Former Philadelphia Public School Superintendent Remembered At Memorial Service

Hundreds of people gathered at Bright Hope Baptist Church in North Philadelphia on Sunday to honor Former Philadelphia Public School Superintendent Doctor Arlene Ackerman, who died in February of pancreatic cancer.

03/03/2013

(Dr. Arlene Ackerman, when she ran the Philadelphia school district.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Local Memorial Service To Be Held For Former Superintendent Ackerman

Friends and colleagues in education will gather at 3 p.m. to remember the life of former schools superintendent Arlene Ackerman.

03/03/2013

(Arlene Ackerman.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Funeral Services Set For Former Philadelphia Public Schools Superintendent, Arlene Ackerman

Funeral services have been set for Arlene Ackerman who died on February 2, 2013 at the age of 66.

02/23/2013

Stigall Show Log 2.4.13

Chris reviews the events and details of last night’s Superbowl, the death over the weekend of Arlene Ackerman, and the ongoing saga regarding New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez. He talks to CSN Philly’s Ray Didinger, Harmelin Media’s John Camilleri, Michael Bronstein and Jeff Roe on the Monday Morning Matchup and CBS 3’s Ben Simoneau.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–02/04/2013

(Dr. Arlene Ackerman, when she ran the Philadelphia school district.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Former Philadelphia Public Schools Superintendent, Arlene Ackerman, Dies At 66

Former Philadelphia schools superintendent Arlene Ackerman, who left abruptly a year and a half ago after clashing with local officials, has died, according to her son. She was 66.

02/02/2013

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School Reform Commission To Announce Candidates For Superintendent

Today’s the day the public learns the names of the two finalists to be Philadelphia’s next schools superintendent.

06/22/2012

(Audenried High School.  Credit: Harvey Finkle, Philadelphia Public School Notebook, thenotebook.org)

Rent-Free Ride Ending For Kenny Gamble’s Charter School Company

School district officials say Universal Companies will begin paying some operating costs next year at Audenried High School and Vare Middle School, after paying nothing this year.

06/06/2012

(Dr. Arlene Ackerman, when she ran the Philadelphia school district.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

After Ackerman Buyout, Pa. Senate Passes New School Admin. Contract Rules

Prompted by large buyouts for school superintendents in Philadelphia and several other districts, the state Senate has passed and sent to the House legislation that would place new restrictions on contracts with top school administrators.

05/01/2012

(Dr. Arlene Ackerman, when she ran the Philadelphia school district.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Ackerman’s Unemployment Claim Denied By Pa. Department Of Labor

There will be NO unemployment checks for Arlene Ackerman.

02/01/2012

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Search Is On For Philadelphia’s Next Schools Superintendent

A search team is now in place, to help the School Reform Commission find Philadelphia’s next schools superintendent.

01/11/2012

File photo.

Choosing The Right Superintendent

As Philadelphia Public Schools search for a new Superintendent, a recent report indicates most big city supers serve an average of just over 3 years.

01/11/2012

Stigall Show Log 12.14.11

Chris reacts to the latest dust up between Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney, he talks to Gregory Gianforcaro, a lawyer who specializes in child sex abuse cases, about Jerry Sandusky’s decision to waive his preliminary hearing, he responds to the NTSB suggestion to ban cell phones while driving and talks to Senator Pat Roberts about Jon Corzine’s testimony regarding the missing money from his firm MF Global.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–12/14/2011

(Former Philadelphia schools superintendent Arlene Ackerman.  File photo)

Ackerman Says Nutter Has No Business Criticizing Her Unemployment Claim

The former Philadelphia schools chief called Mayor Nutter’s criticism of her unemployment claim “disingenuous” because, she says, the mayor and the School Reform Commission signed off on her buyout deal.

12/01/2011

(Dr. Arlene Ackerman, when she ran the Philadelphia school district.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Former Philadelphia Schools Chief Arlene Ackerman Files Unemployment Claim

This comes after taxpayers funded a $905,000 buyout when she was shown the door in August.

11/29/2011

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