DAUPHIN COUNTY, Pa.-- Update: Dr. Janet Samuels, who currently serves as chief recovery officer, will lead Harrisburg School District during receivership.
Her role begins immediately.
Previous: A judge has granted the state takeover of the Harrisburg School District.
Both Harrisburg School District leaders and state representatives gathered inside the Dauphin County Courthouse this morning for a hearing about the district takeover.
Around 8:45 a.m., the news broke out of Judge William Tully's chambers that he had granted the state takeover after the district did not oppose receivership.