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Ex-Officials Charged With Theft From School District

By Walt Hunter

COATESVILLE, Pa. (CBS) — Following a  year long grand jury investigation, the Chester County District Attorney has filed criminal charges against 68-year-old Richard Como, the former Superintendent of the Coatesville School District, and Thomas Donato, a former athletic director. 249 more words


After Racial Texting Blowup in Coatesville, Attorney Says Whistleblower Was Pressured

By Brad Segall

COATESVILLE, Pa. (CBS) — A Chester County attorney who represents two employees in the Coatesville School District says his clients are being harassed in the wake of the racial text scandal that went public last week. 183 more words


District Attorney Weighs In On School Texting Scandal In Coatesville

By Jenn Bernstein

COATESVILLE, Pa., (CBS) — Chester County District Attorney Thomas Hogan is remaining tight lipped about the investigation into the Coatesville Area School District. 191 more words


Coatesville Board Accepts Resignations Of 2 School Officials

COATESVILLE, Pa., (CBS) — An emotional night in Chester County as parents voiced their anger over a school texting scandal in Coatesville.

Hundreds of community members packed the school board meeting and those who spoke out, demanded the termination of the two district officials accused of exchanging racist and sexist texts ( 395 more words


PA school administrators use n-word to describe students, teachers: Sources

NBC Philadelphia – Racially-charged text messages are behind the recent resignations of two Philadelphia-area school administrators, sources say.

A 100 page transcript provided by those sources reveal a series of N-word laden text messages were exchanged between Coatesville Area School District Superintendent, Richard Como, and Director of Athletics and Activities, Jim Donato. 349 more words


Coatesville Superintendent Loves saying Nigger

That’s Richard Como. For about eight years, he was the superintendent of the Coatesville Area School District.

Coatesville is a steel town, about an hour from Philadelphia. 671 more words

2 Coatesville School Officials Leave Amid Texting Scandal

By Mark Abrams, Jenn Bernstein

COATESVILLE, Pa. (CBS) — A cloud of unease surrounded Coatesville Area High School Monday morning, as the school community reacted to disturbing allegations that two former school district officials used racially insensitive comments in text message exchanges. 286 more words