Receiving a letter like this makes our day!

Especially Nathaniel’s! Hi, My daughter Reece and I just wanted to send you a quick email to say thanks. Reece is in girl scouts, and is currently working towards earning her “Inside Government” badge. She’s been learning about the branches of government, how to be an active citizen, etc.. Her troop leader suggested they do […]

THE DEMOCRATIC PLATFORM

The Chester County (Pennsylvania) Democratic Committee believes in Freedom, Fairness, and Opportunity for all Americans, regardless of what they believe, who they are, and where they came from. Join CCDC in making Chester County a better place for all! We have a chance to fundamentally shape the future of our country. But that will only […]

Schools oppose state ballot question

Letter in Daily Local News, 10/22/17, from WCASD superintendent Jim Scanlon As a supporter of our public schools and the belief that every American child deserves the right to a quality public education, I’m writing to ask for your action at the polls regarding a legislative proposal that could seriously impact the quality of our […]

Ballot Question Causes Concern

press release from Lisa Longo Why are we allowing budgets to be balanced on the backs of children? Phoenixville, PA, October 10, 2017– Serious questions are being raised about a ballot question approved by the PA Legislature. This question is asking voters to approve an amendment to our State Constitution, potentially reducing or eliminating taxes […]

H.R. 610 Choices in Education Act: a disaster if it passes in Congress

by Nathaniel Smith, Politics: A View from West Chester, February 16, 2017 A pro-education rally at 21 West Market St. in West Chester tomorrow Friday Feb. 17, 11:30a.m. to 12 p.m., is specifically directed against House Bill 610, which was introduced in Washington last month. The bill’s own short description does not do justice to […]

Exceptional Candidates for WCASD Director

from Better Direction for WCASD, 10/20/15 I am emailing you today to ask you to vote for Kate Shaw and Sue Tiernan for WCASD School Director for Region 1 on Tuesday, November 3rd. I am voting for Kate and Sue because they have proven that they serve the best interests of our school district and community. Can they […]

WCASD REGION 1 CANDIDATES Kate Shaw & Sue Tiernan

Kate & Sue have spent their entire careers in education. They are exceptionally well-qualified to serve the West Chester Area School District. Many of you have generously given to Kate & Sue’s campaign fund and they are very grateful to you. The fact that many people outside of Region 1 have contributed is a testament […]

Pre-K, schools concerned over state budget impasse

By Candice Monhollan, Daily Local News, 8/29/15 UPPER PROVIDENCE >> Almost two months into the state budget impasse, with no end currently in sight, schools and Pre-K classrooms are getting ready to welcome students to the 2015-16 year. Unfortunately, that welcome comes with a strained smile as the impasse threatens many programs and puts a […]