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Right to Know Law-Open Records

Governor Edward G. Rendell signed the new Right-To-Know law on February 14, 2008 fundamentally changing the way people access public records of their government. This web page has been created in response to that law, which fully takes effect January 1, 2009.
For more information about the law - click here
Punxsutawney Area School District Open-Records Officer
All requests for information from the Punxsutawney Area School District under the Right to Know law should be directed to:
Punxsutawney Area School District
c/o Dr. Thomas A. Lesniewski, Superintendent
300 Center Street
Punxsutawney, PA 15767
PHONE: 814-938-5151 x5001
FAX: 814-938-6677
A written request for access to a public record shall be submitted on the required form(s) and addressed to the Open Records Officer.  Written requests may be submitted to the District in person, by mail, to a designated facsimile machine, or to a designated e-mail address.
Each request must include the following information:
1.  Identification or description of the requested record, in sufficient detail.
2.  Medium in which the record is requested.
3.  Name and address of the individual to receive the District's response.
The District shall not require an explanation of the reason for the request or the intended use of the requested record, unless otherwise required by law.  The District shall not limit the number of records requested.  
The following fee structure is in place for all requests under the Right to Know law:
Right to Know Law Fee Schedule
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Office of Open Records:

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Office of Open Records
333 Market Street, 16th Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333
PHONE: 717-346-9903
FAX: 717-425-5343
EMAIL: [email protected]

The uniform request form developed by the Office of Open Records can be found at