State Rep. Jesse Topper on Educational Opportunities

From baseball umpire to … state legislator? That’s the path of Representative Jesse Topper, who also has the unique experience among legislators of having earned a degree in music performance.

Matt Brouillette recently sat down with Jesse in Harrisburg to talk about his move from the baseball diamond to the State House and to chat about his work on the House Education Committee—including hearing his thoughts on how limiting educational opportunity for students actually hurts traditional public schools.