Hundreds of area kids had the day off from school on Friday, so that their teachers and administrators could spend the day learning. The Altoona Area School District today hosted the first Blair County Teacher In-Service.
It brought together 15-hundred teachers and administrators from seven blair county public schools. The in-service featured 100 presenters and 81 workshops on a variety of educational topics.
The day also included a student leadership session for 80 kids representing each Blair County school.