Pa. Sen. LeAnna Washington

(Former Philadelphia schools superintendent Arlene Ackerman, before she was let go earlier this year.  Credit:  Mike DeNardo)

Part 3: Turmoil In The Schools

It’s been ten years since the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania took control of the Philadelphia school system, but even those who initially supported the state takeover acknowledge a seemingly neverending torrent of problems.


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4th Annual Walk Against Domestic Violence This Weekend In Philadelphia

They’ll be walking this weekend to raise money for Philadelphia’s domestic violence hotline, and participant registration for the benefit is taking place now.


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Pa. Lawmaker Hosts Luncheon For Several Generations Of US Vets

Some veterans in the city’s Northwest got an early taste of Veterans Day on Wednesday.