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If Green goes to SRC, how will he and Council colleagues get along?

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This article was originally published in The Notebook. In August 2020, The Notebook became Chalkbeat Philadelphia.

by Tom MacDonald for NewsWorks

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A Philadelphia city councilman is waiting to be confirmed as the new head of the School Reform Commission.

What will Council be like without Bill Green if he’s confirmed to the SRC?

Green came to Council in 2008 as part of an influx of new members. Councilman Curtis Jones joined at the same time, and he’s somewhat sad to see one of the group exiting.

"He has always been an interesting discussion and value added to this body," Jones said. "He doesn’t always see things the way everybody else does, but at times that’s a good thing. I hope he adds that kind of introspective look at the budget and the operations of the SRC and public education in our city."

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