AGSD Board holds budget hearings; taxes likely to increase due to reduced revenue

WEST GROVE — On Tuesday, May 12, Avon Grove School District’s (AGSD) Board of School Directors and administration held its fifth Committee of the Whole (COW) Budget Work Session for the 2020-2021 school year. A major topic of discussion pertained to revenues, which remain uncertain as the district prepares its 2020-2021 budget. The administration is scaling back revenue projections to be consistent...

Letter: Why can’t the CASD board negotiate a contract

To The Editor, As of August 2016, the Teachers of the Coatesville Area School District have been working under an expired contract and have been negotiating since January 2016. Over the past 13 months, there has been very little movement by the School Board to find mutual ground with the teachers to reach a new, fair and equitable Agreement. The teachers in Coatesville are the lowest paid in Chester...

The tricky issue of the CASD texts

You have a right to know why we aren’t publishing the alleged school district texts By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times We get letters — or more correctly, it being the 21st Century, we get emails. Many of late have asked us to keep publishing stories on the Coatesville Area School District and the resignation of Superintendent of Schools Richard Como and Coatesville Area High School Athletic...