Huffpost Education

Arlene Ackerman, Philadelphia School Superintendent, Dares Commission To Fire Her

Posted: Updated:

Making a defiant and emotional stand Thursday, embattled Philadelphia School Superintendent Arlene C. Ackerman dared her bosses to make a decision on her future - now.

"Sentence me. I dare you. Or set me free. But I admit to you today that I am guilty. Guilty of just being me," she told hundreds of School District principals who gathered for the close of a three-day professional-development meeting.

Read the whole story at The Philadelphia Inquirer

Around the Web

Principals honored for making progress | Philadelphia Daily News | 2011-08-19

School accountability is still a good idea | Philadelphia Inquirer | 2011-08-19

Philadelphia's Day School Dilemma