The Hall Monitor Archive: May, 2011

Ackerman protege heading to NYC for new post

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One of Superintendent Arlene Ackerman’s hens will soon leave the nest to fend for himself. David Weiner, associate superintendent of... Read more

Student chefs win big bucks for college

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Last year, I had the privilege to write about an impressive group of students who cooked their way into culinary arts programs in many of the... Read more

Comcast awards 29 Philly students scholarships this week

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Getting scholarship money for college almost always means extra pocket change for pizza, textbooks or for attending the frequent parties held... Read more

District: Cuts to teachers affect some, not all

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Hundreds of teachers continue to fret over the future of their jobs after district officials proposed cutting 1,260 teachers to help make up... Read more

District: Most 'security breaches' in test taking are unfounded

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The district released a statement today in response to the Inqy's story about allegations of school personnel altering PSSA test scores. In... Read more