UCF board elects officers, talks test scores, building experiences

By JP Phillips, Staff Writer, The Times Tom Day and Elise Anderson take the oath of office at Monday night’s Unionville-Chadds Ford Board of Education meeting. EAST MARLBOROUGH — Returning board members Elise Anderson, Tom Day, Jeff Hellrung, and Steve Simonson were sworn in at the December 4, 2017 Unionville Chadds-Ford School Board organization and special meeting. Hellrung and Vic Dupuis...

CASD board, admin mum on Act 85 allegations

Questions remain over numbers of students leaving for charter schools By Lauren Parker-Gill, News Editor, The Times At the noticeably quiet and uneventful committee meeting and special board meeting of the Coatesville Area School District Tuesday, neither school board members, nor superintendent Dr. Cathy Taschner addressed accusations made by the group, “The Movement,” at the last school...

Group makes accusations against CASD’s Taschner

Hits admin over test scores; Taschner cites lack of prep, years of previous mismanagement By Lauren Parker- Gill, News Editor, The Times  Dr. Cathy Taschner and the board of directors for the Coatesville Area School District held a school board meeting Tuesday night, in which their practices were again called into question by parents and tax payers in Coatesville. CALN – Another contentious...

UCF board reelects Dupuis, Lindner

Presidential race uncontested, VP race won 6-3 By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times EAST MARLBOROUGH — The Unionville-Chadds Ford Board of Education voted Monday night to continue with the same leadership for the next year, electing Victor Dupuis as board president and Gregg Lindner as Vice President, Monday night during the annual board reorganization meeting. Dupuis was the only candidate nominated...

UCFSD students continue to excel

District presents high-flying 2014 student achievement report By Karen Cresta, Correspondent, The Times EAST MARLBOROUGH — The regular Unionville-Chadds Ford school board meeting held Monday night was full of test acronyms, measurements, percentages and rankings along with discussions of how to continue growth for students, especially when there is not much more room to increase scores for advanced...