Heard in the Hall Archive: August, 2011

Nutter says Ackerman is wrong

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After Arlene Ackerman spent two days refuting the mayor's version of her dismissal as schools superintendent in interviews with Education Week... Read more

Lesbian and Gay Journalists open convention

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The National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association opened its 21st annual convention Thursday in Philadelphia, bringing more than 350 members... Read more

Ackerman blames the politics

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Arlene Ackerman, who this week agreed to take $905,000 to walk away from her job as superintendent of Philadelphia schools, spoke today to... Read more

Nutter won't talk about Ackerman

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Mayor Nutter appeared this morning to sign an executive order creating the new position of chief innovation officer and to name Adel Ebeid... Read more

Council to pass redistricting by Sept. 22

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At the beginning of today's first public hearing on redistricting, Council President Anna C. Verna said a bill to redraw the city's political... Read more

$4.1 million for City Year and others

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A series of AmeriCorps grants for Philadelphia totalling $4.1 million was announced Tuesday by U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah, D., Philadelphia. Leading... Read more

Nutter hanging in Rio

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Being mayor has its privileges. Nutter is in Rio de Janiero, Brazil today with EPA chief Lisa Jackson (who used to run New Jersey's environmental... Read more

Public voices on redistricting

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With a deadline for drawing new City Council districts about a month away, Council holds its first public hearing on the issue Tuesday, beginning... Read more