Toxic schools and their impact on students and educators focus of Thursday’s virtual hearing

HARRISBURG, April 6 – State Rep. Elizabeth Fiedler, chair of the Subcommittee on Progressive Policies for Working People, is partnering with state Sen. Vincent Hughes to host a public hearing to discuss the current state of toxins in schools and the impacts they have on health and learning outcomes.

The hearing will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, April 8. The media and public are invited to watch online at or on the committee’s Facebook page--@PADemPolicy. Media inquiries may be submitted via email to

Fiedler will be joined by Chairman Ryan Bizzarro and members of the House Democratic Policy Committee for members to learn more about repair and remediation options available to schools and how the General Assembly can support efforts to address the issue.

Additional hearing information will be available by clicking here.