Teachers talk School District layoffs, hospital releases information on sextuplets

    Good morning, Feeders! The day started early with a meeting between Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter and School District Superintendent Arlene Ackerman. Tom MacDonald will have the latest on Nutter’s request for the District to open its books for all to see.

    Speaking of the School District, teachers are now facing the uncertainty of their jobs. Lizz Fiedler will talk to some teachers who’ve already been laid off and are retiring to prevent a layoff –all while others remain in limbo.

    New research suggests even finding a summer job is getting tough. Who better than our college interns to talk to high school and college students about where they’re working this summer and how hard the job-finding process was.

    Public art is great. When it works. There’s a public art installation in Philadelphia that’s been dark for years. Peter Crimmins will find out why. He’s also stopping by Liberty Place to check out the Bannerly Love II fashion event where models will show off designs made from Center City banners.

    Taunya English is heading to Abington Memorial Hospital for an update on the sextuplets born this last week. The parents and hospital staff will hold a news conference to talk about the experience.

    What if you had cancer and then had trouble beginning treatment? Taunya will check out a new study from Penn that studied the process of how liver cancer patients arrange and begin their treatment.

    If you were near the Mt. Airy Weavers Way Saturday you may have seen a strange site: about 50 pets running around. The co-op hosted a Pet-a-Palooza, which it plans to make an annual event.

    If you missed Sunday’s bike race in Manayunk, we’ve got you covered. Check out our comprehensive reporting over on the Manayunk/Roxborough page.

    Check back in with the Feed for the latest, including a preliminary hearing for Bernard Shero, James Brennan, Edward Avery, Charles Engelhardt and William Lynn for the sexual abuse and concealment charges against them.

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