Charter School Reform

JOHNSTOWN, Oct. 11 — The House Democratic Policy Committee convened a hearing Tuesday afternoon to discuss the need to reform Pennsylvania’s charter school law and address teacher shortages across the state. The hearing, hosted by Rep. Frank Burns (D-Cambria), featured testimony from several local school district officials and local school board members, as well as a charter school advocacy organization. 

Host + Testifiers

  • Hosts: Rep. Frank Burns (D-Cambria)
  • Testifiers:
    • Rob Gleason, President, Westmont Hilltop School Board
    • Tom Mitchell, Superintendent, Westmont Hilltop School District
    • Dr. Anne Clark, CEO, Pennsylvania Coalition of Public Charter Schools
    • Jason Moore, Superintendent, Central Cambria School District
    • Dr. Amy Arcurio, Superintendent, Greater Johnstown School District

Agenda + Testimony

Media Release + News Coverage