Notes from the news, July 13
by Dale Mezzacappa on Jul 12 2012
Black arts organization has new leader Inquirer
Lorene Cary is stepping down from Art Sanctuary.
Days before its charter hearing, Truebright fired 8 teachers Inquirer
The dismissed teachers were U.S. citizens who had filed complaints that they were paid less than Turkish staff members at the school, one of 130 nationwide run by followers of a Turkish imam.
Louis Freeh report on PSU attacks Joe Paterno's judgment and integrity Inquirer
Former FBI director's report confirms that officials were more concerned with the university's reputation than with the welfare of children.
See also: Abuse Scandal Inquiry Damns Paterno and Penn State NY Times
Shame, but no resignations, from Penn State trustees Newsworks
Teachers remember former E.M. Stanton student picked fourth in NBA draft Notebook
Dion Waiters always dreamed big.
Commentary: Hite's hiring is not a cause for celebration Notebook
Notebook blogger and former teacher Ron Whitehorne's thoughts.
It's the Illuminati! Philly Metropolis
The inimitable and insightful Tom Ferrick -- who, by the way, has written about the District for 30 years -- discusses schools, charters and conspiracy theories. He starts off this analysis by talking about dry cleaning.
How to retain good teachers Making the Grade blog
New Detroit schools contract allows up to 61 students in grades 6-12 Detroit News
This is the result of an imposed contract.
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