RSS Feed from The Southern Chester County Weeklies: The latest news from The Southern Chester County Weeklies: website: all stories The Southern Chester County Weeklies Tue, 26 May 2015 09:20:23 -0400 60 <![CDATA[Keith Knauss stalling U-CF teacher negotiations]]> Editor:

In a recent Unionville Chadds-Ford Board meeting, Director Keith Knauss advocated for stalling the negotiations process so that the contract with UCF teachers expires and goes into status quo.

By entering status quo, the teachers would not receive any salary increases thereby, in Mr.

Mon, 18 May 2015 10:29:21 -0400 20150518102921 2015-05-18T10:29:21-04:00 2015-05-18T10:29:21-04:00
<![CDATA[Unionville clarifies its stance with teachers]]> Editor's Note: The folowing was issued as a follow-up to negotiations between the Unionville-Chadds Ford school board of directors and the teachers' union. This statement is also posted on the district's web site:

The Board will address all issues related to the teacher contract in an open and honest manner.

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 10:41:04 -0400 20150417104104 2015-04-17T10:41:04-04:00 2015-04-17T10:41:04-04:00
<![CDATA[Kennett Square officials must manage growth responsibly]]> In case you haven't noticed, Kennett Square is in the midst of an economic boom.

Victory Brewing Co. will open sometime this month, and sales of luxury apartment buildings above Victory are going at a brisk pace. The three stories above Victory Brewing Co. will feature 33 apartments -- 16 single bedroom, 16 two-bedroom and one loft apartment.

Tue, 14 Apr 2015 12:41:33 -0400 20150414130558 2015-04-14T12:41:33-04:00 2015-04-14T13:05:58-04:00
<![CDATA[Atlanta educators stuck between two bad choices]]> Last week 11 Atlanta, Georgia, teachers, administrators and test coordinators were taken to jail in handcuffs after having been convicted of racketeering. These individuals, who faced the same penalties as the folks who carry out organized crime, could be in jail for up to 20 years.

This is what they did: They altered the answers on their students' standardized tests so the kids would get higher scores.

Thu, 09 Apr 2015 11:28:07 -0400 20150409112807 2015-04-09T11:28:07-04:00 2015-04-09T11:28:07-04:00