According to district officials, Brown's resignation apparently applied only to her principal's position, not to her employment. She is indeed still on the district's payroll at $124,000 a year, and could still be assigned to another position:
She is still employed by the district, currently off from work as she uses up a combination of personal and vacation time. On June 1, she is to report to either School District headquarters or to a regional school office, where she will handle a yet-to-be determined job.After all the ignorance and incompetence she's demonstrated before, during and after the December 3 violence -- and the lack of certification on top of that -- it's profoundly ridiculous that she can quit this job and still get paid. How is it that the South Philadelphia High School saga continues to get worse over time? More here: What's next for South Philly High?
"An assignment has not been given yet," said district spokesman Fernando Gallard.
At the end of next month, Superintendent Arlene Ackerman will decide whether Brown remains employed by the district, he said.
Brown's resignation came on the same day that teachers at the school were preparing to hold a no-confidence vote and The Inquirer was pressing questions about her lack of a state principal's certification.