• Open Records: Act 3 of 2008

    Right to Know Information

    The Right to Know Law is Pennsylvania's Open Records Law.  On February 14, 2008, Governor Rendell signed the new Right to Know Law.  All changes to the law have taken effect.

    For additional information concerning the Right to Know Law (Open Records: Act 3 of 2008), please visit:

    Pennsylvania Office of Open Records: http://openrecords.pa.gov
    Pennsylvania News Media Association: http://www.panewsmedia.org
    Newspaper Association of America: http://www.naa.org/
    Pennsylvania Freedom of Information Coalition: http://pafoic.org/
    Pennsylvania Association of School Business Officials: http://www.pasbo.org

    Lehighton School District Office of Open Records Information

    Right-to-Know Officer
    Melanie Windhorn
    Accountant/Benefits Coordinator

    Deputy Right-to-Know Officer
    Janine Partenio
    Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent

    Lehighton Area School District
    1000 Union Street
    Lehighton, PA 18235

    Email: openrecordslasd@lehighton.org
    Phone: (610) 377-4490 x 1524/1515
    Fax: (610) 577-0032
    Attn:  Right-to-Know Officer

    Please note: This e-mail account will be checked at least once per week (Monday through Friday).

    All Right to Know requests must be submitted in writing to the Lehighton Area School District Office of Open Records.  A link to the standard request form is included below.  Fees will be determined for each request and prepayment is required for the Office of Open Records to distribute the requested information.  Every attempt will be made to send the information to the requesting party through the requested media. However, the District will not convert records to the requested media if the document has not been created in the requested media. 

    Standard Right-to-Know Request Form

    LASD Fee Structure

    PA Right to Know Law

    District Policy 801 - Public Records

     

    Appeals of Denial, Partial Denial, or Deemed Denial of a Right-to-Know Request may be submitted to:
    Mail:  The Office of Open Records, 333 Market Street, 16th Floor, Harrisburg, PA  17101-2234
    Email:  openrecords@pa.gov
    Fax:  717-425-5343

    Right-to-Know Appeal of Denial, Partial Denial, or Deemed Denial Form