Aug. 19, 2020

WHAT: The House Education Committee, chaired by Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Erie), will hold a voting meeting to consider three proposals related to COVID-19. They include measures that would authorize a school entity to determine whether to hold sports and other extracurricular activities in-person and whether to allow spectators (House Bill 2787); allow a parent to elect to have a child in a public or non-public school repeat a grade, including all academic and extracurricular activities (House Bill 2788); and authorize the Secretary of Education to address disruptions to teacher training and certification caused by the COVID-19 disaster emergency (Senate Bill 1216).

WHO: Sonney and members of the House Education Committee.

WHEN: Thursday, Aug. 20, 10 a.m.

WHERE: 140 Main Capitol Building.

LIVE WEBSTREAMING: Will be available, barring technical difficulties, at and

Media contact: Tracy Polovick, 717.260.6358,