Hill-Evans to host House Democratic Policy Committee hearing on Fair Education Funding on Wednesday in York

YORK, March 2 – As part of House Democrats’ Plan4PA and efforts to put people first, state Rep. Carol Hill-Evans, D-York, will host a House Democratic Policy Committee hearing on fair education in the commonwealth.

The hearing will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 7, in the Hannah Penn K-8 School’s auditorium, 415 Boundary Ave. The public is invited to attend.

Hill-Evans will be joined by local school officials, policy experts and state legislators, including Policy Committee Chairman Mike Sturla, D-Lancaster, to learn how funding education in an equitable manner will benefit students, educators and the commonwealth as a whole.

The current agenda is: 

      2:00 p.m.      Welcome and Opening Remarks

      2:10 p.m.      Panel One:

  • Dr. Eric Holmes, superintendent, York City School District
  • Richard Snodgrass, business manager, York City School District
  • Dr. Todd Davies, superintendent, West York Area School District
  • Dr. Larry Redding, acting superintendent, York Suburban School District

      2:40 p.m.      Questions from Committee Members

      3:10 p.m.      Panel Two: 

  • Dolores McCraken, President, PSEA
  • John Callahan, Chief Advocacy Officer, Pennsylvania School Boards Association

      3:30 p.m.      Questions from Committee Members

      3:50 p.m.      Closing Remarks    

Those interested in learning more can visit http://planforpa.pahouse.com for additional information about the Plan4PA and www.pahouse.com/policycommittee for Policy Committee materials.