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Op/Ed: Does high-stakes testing improve education?

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By Michael T. Rock, Director, Unionville-Chadds Ford Board of Education As the debate on No Child Left Behind and the Common Core heat up and as Pennsylvania’s school districts gear… Read more »

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Letter: Knauss gets it wrong

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To The Editor,  Once again, Keith Knauss gets it wrong. At the May 18 School Board meeting, Mr. Knauss stated that the Teachers’ Association is proposing an 4.6% increase in… Read more »

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Letter: What does Keith Knauss really want?

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To The 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… Read more »

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What’s that smell? Not manure, but District Justice races

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Primary battles have gotten childish and turn off voters By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Ah primary season. Like the odor of manure from the mushroom houses, you can smell… Read more »

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Letter: Backs Morley for justice

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To The Editor, As a current West Grove Borough Councilman, as well as a former Republican Committeeman, I am supporting Nicole Morley for Magisterial District Judge. I am impressed with… Read more »

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Saving the Post Office

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Handcuffed by Congress, Postal Service faces a murky future By Nathaniel Smith, Columnist, The Times I’ve always been a fan of the post office. I enjoy getting the mail out… Read more »

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Letter: Decline in fire volunteers a crisis in Pennsylvania

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To The Editor, A member of the Pennsylvania Senate was quoted last week as saying the decline of brave, volunteer firefighters has reached a crisis point across Pennsylvania. This sad… Read more »

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Op/Ed: Keep calm and carry on with standardized tests

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By Jeff Hellrung, Director, Unionville-Chadds Ford Board of Education When you send your children to school, don’t you want to know that they can perform to clear and reasonable standards… Read more »

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Letter: Keep the library in Kennett Square

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To The Editor: In 1895 a group of Borough residents chartered a new subscription (private) library that was to remain in the Borough of Kennett Square and be dedicated to the remembrance… Read more »

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Letter: Morley asks for voter support in primary

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To The Editor, Since January, I have been out meeting with voters in hopes of earning their vote for Magisterial District Judge (MDJ) of District 15-4-04 on Primary Election Day,… Read more »