“Status Quo” Stranglehold

March 17, 2011 
Filed under Education

“Status Quo” Stranglehold

“Status Quo”. Every media reporter, parent, and taxpayer should understand this issue. ‘Status quo’ means that the teachers’ union enters into contract negotiations knowing they can do no worse than they’re currently getting.

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WCASD and the Sexuality of Students

January 10, 2011 
Filed under Education, Issues

The info  following has been passed to parents of high school students in the West Chester Area School District.  Isn’t is the sole responsibility of a parent to handle the issue of sex and their children, without interference from the WCASD or from such extreme leftist’s such as Debra Haffrner? A call or letter to […]

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Pennsylvania’s State Employee Retirement System Crisis

October 11, 2010 
Filed under Education

By Sean Carpenter October 11, 2010 Sean Carpenter is a member of the West Chester Board of Education.  This opinion is solely Mr. Carpenter’s and does not represent the opinion of the Board. On Monday, August 30 I was part of a panel discussing the Pennsylvania State Employees Retirement System (PSERS) in which we shed light […]

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West Chester Area School Board Approves 2.83% Increase in Property Taxes

May 31, 2010 
Filed under Education

The West Chester Area School Board on Monday May 24th, approved a 2010-11 budget that includes a 2.83 percent property tax increase for the district’s Chester County residents.  The increase for Delaware County residents will be 0.7 percent. Voting in favor of this year’s budget were Pimley, board President Jeff Seagraves, and board members Wingerter, […]

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May 24th: West Chester Area School Board Meeting

April 25, 2010 
Filed under Education

May 24th: West Chester Area School Board Meeting

NOTICE: The school board will meet to take action on the adoption of the 2010-2011 Final Budget at a meeting to be held in the Spellman Administration Building, 829 Paoli Pike, West Chester, PA at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, May 24, 2010. The Proposed Final Budget may be amended before adoption. The West Chester Area […]

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Day of Silence at West Chester Schools

April 8, 2010 
Filed under Activism, Education

Day of Silence at West Chester Schools

Fred Fonseca April 8, 2010 On Friday April 16th the Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network (GLSEN) will sponsor an all day “action event” called “Day of Silence” at WCASD high schools. The GLSEN organizing manual explains: “Day Of Silence is designed to draw attention to the bullying and harassment faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual and […]

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