Coatesville teachers reject fact finding report

Talks to continue, after health care, work rules prevent deal By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times CALN — Close, but no cigar. While the Coatesville Area School District Board of Education moved quickly to approve a fact finder’s report Tuesday night to resolve a long-standing contract dispute with its teachers, the district’s teachers — who had requested the report — while saying they largely...

CASD announces new pact with custodial, food workers

CALN — The Coatesville Area School District Board of Education ratified a new two-year deal for its custodial, maintenance and food service workers Tuesday night, a new pact that means custodial workers’ jobs will not be outsourced. The new deal between the district and the Coatesville Area Federation of Educational Employees (CAFEE) ends more than a year of talks between the board and its staff,...