Arlene Ackerman honored today during afternoon memorial service

    A memorial service for the former Philadelphia School District Superintendent Arlene Ackerman will be held later today at a church in North Philadelphia.

    The service will be held at 3 p.m. at the Bright Hope Baptist Church, at 1601 North 12th Street.

    Ackerman passed away just last month at the age of 66 after suffering from pancreatic cancer.

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