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Right to Know

California Area School District Open Records Officer

Mary Burford
Business Manager
California Area School District
11 Trojan Way
Coal Center, PA 15423
Phone: 724-785-5800 x1214
Fax: 724-785-4848
Email: burfordm@calsd.org

Contact Information for the Commonwealth's Office of Open Records:
http://openrecords.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt

Request Form

Right to Know Request Form

A written request for access to a public record shall be submitted on the required form above 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:

  • Identification or description of the requested record, in sufficient detail.
  • Medium in which the record is requested.
  • 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.

Specific details on the fees associated with requests and the response may be found in School Board Policy 801.