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Independent School Districts

Porter Township Initiative 
At it's public meeting on September 12, 2013, the State Board of Education voted to disapprove the application of the Porter Township Initiative Independent School District for transfer from the East Stroudsburg Area School District to the Wallenpaupack Area School District.

Report and Recommendation of the Special Committee on the Porter Township Initiative (PDF)

Application of the Porter Township Initiative Independent School District for transfer from East Stroudsburg Area School District to Wallenpaupack Area School District  (PDF)

Notice of Application and Opportunity for Hearing on the Application of the Porter Township Initiative for Transfer from East Stroudsburg Area School District to the Wallenpaupack Area School District

Resolution Establishing a Special Committee on the Porter Township Initiative (PDF)
Adopted by the State Board of Education, July 12, 2012

Secretary Tomalis' Determination on Porter Township (PDF)


Riegelsville Independent School District
On July 12, 2012 the State Board of Education approved the transfer of the Riegelsville Independent School District from the Easton Area School District to the Palisades School District.

Report of the Special Committee on the Riegelsville Independent School District (PDF)

Application of the Riegelsville Independent School District for Transfer from the Easton Area School District to the Palisades School District  (PDF)

Resolution establishing a Special Committee on the Riegelsville Independent School District (PDF)
Adopted by the State Board of Education, March 15, 2012 

Secretary Tomalis' Determination on Riegelsville Independent School District  (PDF)    


Washington Township Independent School District
At its public meeting on November 19, 2015, the State Board of Education reconsidered the application of the Washington Township Independent School District for transfer from Dover Area School District to Northern York County School District and acted to disapprove the application.


Petition for Reconsideration Submitted by the Washington Township Independent School District (PDF)

Report of the Special Committee on the Washington Township Independent School District (PDF) 

Court Decree Establishing the Washington Township Independent School District (PDF)

Resolution Establishing the Special Committee on the Washington Township Independent School District (PDF)