This article was originally published in The Notebook. In August 2020, The Notebook became Chalkbeat Philadelphia.
In brief public remarks, Dworetzky promised to "listen carefully to all the inputs that come in," and to "try to make good decisions – centered on the interests of the children."
Girard-diCarlo noted that though he is a Republican, he does not think the answers to educational issues are Republican or Democratic answers: "We have to work in concert with one another."
The former Bush administration ambassador to Austria, he noted that he’s "not easy to work with," and added, "I ask very tough questions and challenge people at all times but will try do so with humility and respect."