Green wants closer look at Ackerman’s former communications staff

    With the departure of three School District of Philadelphia communications staffers, the district is now down four pro-Ackerman employees, if the allegations by two anonymous sources prove true.

    But Arlene Ackerman, Jamilah Fraser, Shana Kemp and Elizabeth Childs are gone, not forgotten.

    City Paper reports Councilman Bill Green wants a closer look at the now-defunct communications team, and is calling on the auditor general and City Controller Alan Butkovitz to investigate. Neither has commented.

    Earlier this week, CP reported Fraser, Kemp and Childs had been hired to promote and defend Ackerman, not the district, and were told after Ackerman’s buyout to leave before they were made to leave.

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