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PA Department of Education Releases Implementation Guidelines for Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)

On  April 12  Secretary of Education Pedro Rivera provided testimony to both House and Senate Education Committees on the implementation of the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) in PA (highlights of Secretary Rivera’s ESSATestimony) The April hearing was the second joint Education Committee hearing concerning ESSA. The first, held on March 14, featured Lee Posey, Education Federal Affairs […]

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Your League Needs Your Help – Renew, Join or Donate Today!

The League of Women Voters of Chester County is a nonpartisan organization whose purpose is to serve the local community by promoting informed active citizen participation in government and by acting on selected governmental issues. YOUR League needs YOUR help in continuing to provide the follow services: Grassroots Advocacy to Encourage Reforms (Criminal Justice, Education, […]

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PA Primary Election Day, Tuesday, April 26, 2016: Polls Open 7 AM -8 PM

Simply enter your address at  http://www.vote411.org/ to find your polling place, build your ballot and much more! With the League’s  voters’ guide you can see the races on your ballot, compare candidates’ positions side-by-side, and print out a “ballot” indicating your preferences as a reminder and take it with you to the polls on Election Day. […]

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State Budget Hearings on Education Funding, Tuesday March 8

Make your voice heard on March 8 – call your legislators to ask for fair funding for every student in PA. Senate Appropriations Committee, 10 AM, Capitol Complex, North Office Building, Hearing Room 1 Streaming links/details posted closer to date at: http://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/legis/cms/index.cfm?chamber=S House Appropriations Committee, 1:30 PM, Main Capitol Building, Room 1   Streaming links/details posted […]

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Know Our League 101, Saturday March 12

For New and Not So New League of Women Voters Members and Prospective Members Join regional League members for a fun and informative day  and become a more informed League member Do you feel that League members sometimes seem to be talking in a foreign language? Does League jargon frustrate you or make you feel […]

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