— Three-term Democrat Stack touts his independence. Republican Tomlinson says it's time for a change.
Concerned residents questioned school officials on overhaul plan at input meeting.
Riverward Rant: Columnist Joe Quigley believes there are faults in standardized testing.
File this one in the chutzpah department: Arlene Ackerman, the vastly overrated, overcompensated superintendent of Philadelphia’s public schools whose clandestine, paranoid management style led to her overdue ouster in August, has filed for unemployment compensation.
Republican Sandra Stewart wasn’t surprised that Democrat Bobby Henon cruised to victory last week in the 6th Councilmanic District race.
On Tuesday, 11 candidates will be vying for seven City Council at-large seats.
There will be at least six new members of City Council, and one of those newcomers will represent the 6th Councilmanic District beginning in January.