Profile of Owen J. Roberts School District
The basics:  Serves East Coventry, East Nantmeal, East Vincent, North Coventry, South Coventry, Warwick and West Vincent Townships; 3,800 students; $33.5 million budget for '97-'98; superintendent is Terrance L. Furin.
In the news:  Teachers push for higher wages in year-long contract dispute that included a six-day strike winter of  '96-'97.
Points of pride:  A rich intellectual environment emphasizing higher order thinking within a technologically sophisticated setting; individualized education in a small-town atmosphere; very active extracurricular program to meet the aspirations of all students.
Academic first aid:  Instructional support teams; federally funded reading and math assistance.

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