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West Chester School District Superintendent Pressures State To Re-Evaluate Keystone Exams

The Keystone exams were created in response to ‘No Child Left Behind.’ Jim Scanlon, Superintendent of the West Chester School District, sent a letter to parents recently, criticizing the Keystone Exams.


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West Chester School District Considers In-School Ads Aimed at Students

Another suburban Philadelphia school district is looking at a plan that would allow advertising inside the district’s schools as a way to generate badly needed revenue.


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Unions In West Chester School District Agree To Wage Freezes

In what’s being described as an unprecedented event, the West Chester Area School District has secured wage freeze agreements with its unions that will save taxpayers more than $1.4 million.