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Our Government in Action

Members of the League of Women Voters of Chester County  (third from Left), Carole Mackrell, Dr. Pamela Gray and Lorrie Maples, welcomed participants to the recent “Our Government in Action” event at the Chester County Government Services Center. The day-long event provided residents an opportunity to learn about row offices from Prothonatory Matt Holliday and […]

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Report on Women’s March in Washington, D.C.

League member Tammy Williams gave a lively, animated report on the Women’s March in Washington, D.C. to the LWVCC board and members attending the recent board meeting at West Chester Borough Hall. She talked about how inspiring and motivating it was to be among thousands of women, along with some men, children and young people, […]

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Obama Administration Releases Testing Action Plan

In October,  President Obama and the Department of Education released Testing Action Plan,  calling on states to cut back on “unnecessary testing” that consumes “too much instructional time” and creates “undue stress for educators and students.” See the Testing Action Plan at: http://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/fact-sheet-testing-action-plan Also of interest is the National Education Policy Center brief released after […]

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