Op/Ed: Inequitable public schooling in a nation of equality

Zack Zahlaway, Special to The Times Zack Zahlaway In a nation built on the principle that all people are created equal, how is it acceptable for certain children to receive more school funding based on their location and family’s income than other children? The fact of the matter is that this hypocritical truth plagues public school systems, especially in Pennsylvania. In a research report done by...

Conestoga wins regional STEM competition

The winning team from Conestoga High School poses with their coach after the Governor’s STEM competition award ceremony. DOWNINGTOWN — Chester County high school students skilled in science, technology, engineering and math competed in this year’s regional Governor’s STEM competition on Wednesday, February 1 at the Chester County Intermediate Unit.  This year, Conestoga High School finished...

Conestoga, Unionville named among top US high schools

Two Chester County high schools have been ranked among the nation’s top 13 public high schools out of some 21,000 schools in the United States: Conestoga and Unionville by BestColleges.com. The schools were ranked of the basis of best academics, safety, best teachers and best facilities.    Send article as PDF