Multi-Million Dollar Judgement Comes Against Philly School DistrictThe judgement said the late Superintendent Arlene Ackerman steered a no-bid security contract away from a white-owned firm, allegedly violating the company's civil rights.
Surprise Resignation: Pedro Ramos Leaving Phila. School BoardA press release says Ramos, who has served two years as chairman of the SRC, resigned "to attend to recent, unexpected news within his family."
Former Philadelphia Public School Superintendent Remembered At Memorial ServiceHundreds 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.
Local Memorial Service To Be Held For Former Superintendent AckermanFriends and colleagues in education will gather at 3 p.m. to remember the life of former schools superintendent Arlene Ackerman.
Funeral Services Set For Former Philadelphia Public Schools Superintendent, Arlene AckermanFuneral services have been set for Arlene Ackerman who died on February 2, 2013 at the age of 66.
Stigall Show Log 2.4.13Chris 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.
Former Philadelphia Public Schools Superintendent, Arlene Ackerman, Dies At 66Former 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.
School Reform Commission To Announce Candidates For SuperintendentToday's the day the public learns the names of the two finalists to be Philadelphia's next schools superintendent.
Rent-Free Ride Ending For Kenny Gamble's Charter School CompanySchool 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.
After Ackerman Buyout, Pa. Senate Passes New School Admin. Contract RulesPrompted 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.
Ackerman's Unemployment Claim Denied By Pa. Department Of LaborThere will be NO unemployment checks for Arlene Ackerman.
Search Is On For Philadelphia’s Next Schools SuperintendentA search team is now in place, to help the School Reform Commission find Philadelphia's next schools superintendent.
Choosing The Right SuperintendentAs Philadelphia Public Schools search for a new Superintendent, a recent report indicates most big city supers serve an average of just over 3 years.
Stigall Show Log 12.14.11Chris 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.
Ackerman Says Nutter Has No Business Criticizing Her Unemployment ClaimThe 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.