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 […]

WC board made the right call on tax hike

editorial, Daily Local News, 4/29/15 The West Chester Area School District School Board voted to approve its 2015-2016 budget that includes a tax increase of 1.9 percent. Now before anyone starts to yell or scream it should be noted that the average dollar amount increase is about the price of any couple having a nice […]

State Supreme Court rules for West Chester school district

By Kelly Lyons, Daily Local News, 10/01/14 West Goshen >> After a six-year-long battle between the West Chester Area School District and the Friends of Pennsylvania Leadership Charter School, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court determined it was unconstitutional to require the school district to refund Friends its property taxes paid from 2008 through 2010 in a […]