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Devon Prep Honors Middle School Athletes

Devon Prep Honors Middle School Athletes

Students from around the region were honored at an awards banquet.
Could Mental Health Screenings Help Prevent Teen Tragedies?

Could Mental Health Screenings Help Prevent Teen Tragedies?

Following the tragic massacre at Sandy Hook in 2012, high school students in Newtown, Conn., will now receive mental health screenings.
Eight Pennsylvania Schools Named Best-Value Colleges

Eight Pennsylvania Schools Named Best-Value Colleges

The Princeton Review has selected the 150 colleges it says are the best value for students.
Chesco School District Raises Bar With Snow Day Announcement

Chesco School District Raises Bar With Snow Day Announcement

Downingtown Area School District’s video is a take on Billy Joel’s “Allentown.”
MCCC Announces Fall 2013 Dean's List

MCCC Announces Fall 2013 Dean's List

Students from around the region enjoyed academic success.
Phillie Phanatic Coming to West Chester

Phillie Phanatic Coming to West Chester

Philadelphia’s number one celebrity is coming to an area school to encourage reading.
East Goshen Elementary To Open Monday

East Goshen Elementary To Open Monday

Repairs have been made to burst pipes that kept children from school on Friday.
West Chester Students Make Dean's List at James Madison

West Chester Students Make Dean's List at James Madison

Nine students from the borough are leading the way at an area college.
Students Make Deans List at Scranton

Students Make Deans List at Scranton

West Chester students are leading the way at Scranton.
West Chester Students Make Dean's List at Widener

West Chester Students Make Dean's List at Widener

20 students made the list
No School Friday for WCASD

No School Friday for WCASD

West Chester School District Students get the day off Friday
Which Local College President is Best Compensated?

Which Local College President is Best Compensated?

The Chronicle of Higher Education released its annual study on compensations for presidents at private colleges.
School Board Votes in New Member

School Board Votes in New Member

A former politician now sits on the West Chester Area School Board.
Anges Irwin Names New Head of School

Anges Irwin Names New Head of School

Wendy Hill will assume her leadership post in July 2014.
Common Core: 5 Ways to Help Kids Adapt to New Standards

Common Core: 5 Ways to Help Kids Adapt to New Standards

A list of tips and ideas to help kids adapt to the new national curriculum requirements in school.
Does the School District Represent You?

Does the School District Represent You?

Should the board switch how it elects its members?
School District Names New President

School District Names New President

The West Chester School District realigned itself Monday night.
Former Student Sues West Chester School District

Former Student Sues West Chester School District

A former football player is claiming he didn't receive proper treatment for concussions while at West Chester East.
How the Common Core Kills Cursive

How the Common Core Kills Cursive

As cursive becomes endangered in schools, Americans evaluate what it’s really good for.