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Many Parents, Teachers, Students Attend Philadelphia School District Planning Meeting

The first of a series of planned community meetings took place Saturday in Roxborough on the Philadelphia’s School District’s plan to close nine schools and reconfigure dozens of others.

11/19/2011

(From left,  Pa. education secretary Ron Tomalis, Mayor Michael Nutter, acting superintendent Leroy Nunery, Financial Working Group chair Craig Carnaroli.  Credit:  Mike DeNardo)

City And State Send Help For Acting School Superintendent Nunery

The help comes in two forms: The mayor’s Chief Education Officer Lori Shorr and former district Chief Academic Officer Ed Williams will each serve as executive advisers to acting superintendent Lee Nunery during the search for a permanent superintendent.

10/05/2011

Arlene Ackerman, in file photo.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Arlene Ackerman Gets $905,000 Buyout As Philadelphia Schools Chief

The School Reform Commission issued a statement that Ackerman will be paid $905,000, the amount due on the remainder of her contract.

08/22/2011

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Draft List Of Philadelphia Schools Targeted For Closure Has Parents Upset

The leak of an internal document listing Philadelphia schools up for possible closing has district officials firing back.

06/28/2011

(L-R: Philadelphia School District assistant superintendent Lee Nunery, superintendent Arlene Ackerman, and School Reform Commission chair Robert Archie were among those testifying today before Philadelphia City Council.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Mayor Backs Philadelphia School District Request For Tens Of Millions More

The School District of Philadelphia is telling City Council it needs more money from the city to balance its budget.

05/24/2011

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Two Philadelphia School District Employees Fired In Whistleblowing Flap

Francis Dougherty, an aide to deputy schools superintendent Lee Nunery, and John Byars, vice president of procurement services, are being terminated, according published reports.

04/13/2011

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Philadelphia School District Wrestling With Shrinking Enrollment

The Philadelphia School District has way more empty seats in its classrooms than first thought.

01/20/2011

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