Tag Archives: Arlene Ackerman

Philly schools chief gets $905K to drop out


Here’s how not to begin an editorial about the departure of an arrogant and divisive “public servant” who hung on until the school district and anonymous donors gave her $905,000 to go away: It’s a shame that it had to … Continue reading

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Correction, DN — Corbett wields the chainsaw


Here’s Josh Cornfield of the Philadelphia Daily News following up on reaction to the newspaper’s cheesy, Photoshopped front page photo on March 31: The Philadelphia School District apparently loved the Daily News’ cover yesterday as much as district parents and … Continue reading

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