KCSD board supports charter school reform

MILL HALL — The Keystone Central school board adopted a resolution calling for charter school reform during Thursday night’s voting session.

The resolution was discussed at last week’s work session and passed this week by unanimous vote. The resolution will now be signed by KCSD board president Boise “Bo” Miller and sent to Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf.

In other business Thursday night, the board approved the following agenda items:

— The authorization of school security officer David Scott VanGorder to carry a firearm consistent with Pennsylvania law and Keystone Central School District policy.

— An agreement between KCSD and the Pennsylvania College of Technology for the Penn College NOW program for secondary students to earn tuition-free college credits based on the fee schedule.

— An agreement between KCSD and IU No. 10 for interim director of special education services, based on the fee schedule and paid for by the the general fund.

— An agreement with the Clinton County Education Secretarial Professionals Association that will run from 2020 through 2024.

— A memorandum of understanding with ACCE.

— Several field trips, including one that will send students out of the country as well as an overnight trip for Central Mountain High School and Bucktail High School students to the PMEA Region III Chorus Festival.

— Approval for several parents to transport their children to and from residence and school location. Those parents are: Amie Henry, Brandy Mills, Tammy Neff and Jackie Williams.

The board will meet again for a work session at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 5 at the Central Mountain High School library.