On tax shifting, that little problem with Google and more

By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times The Unionville-Chadds Ford School District Board of Education met Monday night in what proved to be a routine — and surprisingly brief meeting. Initially, I had planned to cover it via video replay, as both the length of recent meetings and a growing revenue shortage — Google continues to slowly strangle our local ad revenue, which means we can provide less...

UCF ends decile reporting for Unionville HS

Chromebook pilot to be expanded to cover all middle school students By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times A sample GPA distribution — not one from an actual class — provided by the Unionville-Chadds Ford School district. This format of information is slated to replace reporting which decile — which slice of 10% — a Unionville High School student fall into in reporting to colleges and universities. PENNSBURY...

UCF board continues debate over Chromebooks

Board member questions whether parents should have to pay By Karen Cresta, Staff Writer, The Times Although the Unionville-Chadds Ford School District is moving toward standardizing on Chromebooks — like the unit pictured above — for students in sixth through 12th grades, who pays for them, and how they will be used remains a question. EAST MARLBOROUGH – On Monday night, the Unionville Chadds...

Misprint on board meeting agenda, no teacher contract update

Chromebooks pilot approved; Elementary trimester schedule approved; high school student-led study to delay start time ok’d By Karen Cresta, Correspondent, The Times EAST MARLBOROUGH – Despite the tornado watch Monday night, many attended the Unionville-Chadds Ford School District’s (UCFSD) Board of Education meeting held at Hillendale Elementary.  Some were there as honored participants...