The sale was blocked while a community group challenged it in court. But the Pennsylvania Supreme Court last week – without comment – denied the William Penn Development Corporation’s request for an injunction to stop the sale on grounds the district improperly sped-up the process.
The school district is selling the William Penn High School building to Temple University for $15 million.
“We are going to stop the violence,” said Francis Gibbs, president of the PHA development Warnock Village. “You with these guns — we’re coming!”
There was a long line of people waiting to speak to résumé experts and prospective employers.
The state House has passed a bill that would regulate so-called “payday” loans over the objections of members who say the legislation will make the problem worse.
Without comment, the School Reform Commission has unanimously okayed the 900-thousand dolalr buyout for ex-superintendent Arlene Ackerman.