Save Our Schools: State College

BOGGS TOWNSHIP, Aug. 2 – Resources are at a premium in rural regions and state funding for rural schools needs to improve, members of the House Majority Leadership team and House Majority Policy Committee announced following a roundtable discussion and rally at Bald Eagle Area Middle and High School Wednesday. The House Majority Policy Committee participated in a roundtable discussion that included administrators and officials from Bald Eagle Area, Keystone Central and Forest Area school districts. A rally followed the roundtable to close the event. 

  • Hosts: Rep. Paul Takac (D-Centre)
  • Testifiers:
    • Amanda Hetrick- Superintendent of Schools, Forest Area School District
    • Dr. Jacquelyn Martin- Superintendent of Schools, Keystone Central School District
    • Kurt Lynch- Director of Career and Technical Education, Keystone Central School District
    • Dr. Karen Eppley- Faculty Affiliate, Center on Rural Education and Communities, Penn State University
    • James Orichosky- Director of Elementary Education, Bald Eagle Area School District
    • Tracy Boone- Director of Curriculum and Instruction, Bald Eagle Area School District
    • Jack Tobias- Director of Secondary Education, Bald Eagle Area School District

Agenda + Testimony

Media Release + News Coverage