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Phillies Star Donates $1.2 Million To Local Schools

AP | Posted 01.31.2012 | Education

PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia Phillies star Ryan Howard is helping local students dress for success – in athletics. The first baseman annou...

Philly Superintendent Blames Her $905,000 Departure On Political Missteps

Education Week | Christina Samuels | Posted 10.24.2011 | Education

Arlene Ackerman, who resigned Monday as superintendent of the 155,000-student Philadelphia district, said in an interview with Education Week Wednesda...

Was Philly Superintendent's $905,000 Buyout Actually More Than That?

AP | KATHY MATHESON | Posted 10.24.2011 | Education

PHILADELPHIA — It took $905,000 in severance pay for the city's schools superintendent to leave, but ethics and education experts say the true p...