EARLIER: It’s the start of an incredibly crucial - and difficult - week in the Philadelphia School District. As my colleague Troy Graham reports here, Mayor Nutter yesterday sent this letter to the School Reform Commissioner and Superintendent Arlene C. Ackerman demanding a better accounting of how the district spends its money and more say-so. The mayor set Thursday at noon as a deadline for gaining a new “education accountability agreement.”
Updated: Layoff notices on hold for now, judge rules
Mayor Nutter demands more accountability from the Philadelphia School District, and layoff notices begin going out to thousands of district employees today.