Whistleblowers

    In the song that never ends, School District of Philadelphia Superintendent Arlene Ackerman has been accused of suspending five employees who publicized details about her use of no-bid contracts in the district. State Rep. Mike McGeehan is asking the State Attorney General’s office to investigate the suspensionof the five employees, whom he believes have been targeted as whislteblowers.

    The Philadelphia Inquirer reports the five received written notice yesterday that they’ve been suspended with pay as an outside expert investigates their disclosure of district information.

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