Basic Education Funding Commission Hearing on Thursday in Hanover

HARRISBURG – As co-chairs of the Basic Education Funding Commission, state Sen. Kristin Phillips-Hill, R-York and Rep. Mike Sturla, D-Lancaster, today announced details of the commission’s fifth hearing:

WHEN: Thursday, September 28 at 10 a.m.

WHERE: South Western School District Administration Building, School Board Room, 225 Bowman Rd., Hanover

WHAT: Testimonies will include discussion of trends in basic education funding formula factors.

Hosted by Phillips-Hill, the agenda is:

      10:00 a.m.       Call to Order and Opening Remarks

      10:10 a.m.       Pennsylvania Association of School Business Officials:

  • Hannah Barrick, JD, Executive Director

      11:45 a.m.       Panel from Pennsylvania Association of School Administrators: 

  • Dr. Sherri Smith, Executive Director
  • Dr. Jay Burkhart, Superintendent, South Western School District
  • Dr. Nathan Van Deusen, Superintendent, South Eastern School District

      12:15 p.m.       Closing Remarks and Adjournment    

The public can submit comments to be entered into the record at

The hearing will be streamed live at

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