Superintendent Arlene Ackerman
After a tumultuous summer that saw the buyout of Superintendent Arlene Ackerman, a new school year begins today for Philadelphia public school students.
With school starting in less than three weeks, a power struggle is fully underway at Philadelphia School District headquarters over the future of Superintendent Arlene Ackerman.
This past week Philadelphia schools Superintendent Arlene Ackerman was notably missing from a School Reform Commission meeting leading to speculation that she is on her way out.
As Mayor Nutter travels to Harrisburg to get the school district more money, local bottlers and others opposed to the soda tax are running radio and print ads blasting the plan.
Police officers surrounded the Philadelphia school administration building all day Monday to ensure safety after an emailed threat came in Saturday night.