Tag Archives: School Reform Commission

Philadelphia’s Anti-Bullying Programs a Model for Nation

This is interesting – anti-bullying is becoming a hot topic and apparently, everyone should look to Philly for how to do this right: To specifically address the problems LGBTQ youth face, the city’s Office of LGBT Affairs has organized the … More after the jump

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Ackerman Embattled: Someone Needs to Step Up

Philadelphia schools chief Arlene Ackerman is on her way out. It’s clear to pretty much everyone that she’s lost the political support she needs to do her job, and by many measures, she’s not very good at it in the … More after the jump

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Video: Hounded by Press, Ackerman Vows to Stay

Via Twitter user @floodthedrummer, see Arlene Ackerman take questions on whether she’s leaving Philadelphia public schools:

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Ackerman Denies Resignation Rumors; Philly Cries

UPDATE: Ackerman denies she is considering stepping down from her post. Speculation has been running rampant all weekend that Philadelphia schools superintendent Arlene Ackerman will resign from her post this week. We got lots of emails over the weekend about … More after the jump

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