EPLC Education Notebook – Monday, June 3, 2013

EPLC Education Notebook – Monday, June 3, 2013

Outline of the content in this edition:

PENNSYLVANIA STATE BUDGET UPDATE
Budget bill (HB 1437) introduced by House Republican Leaders

PENNSYLVANIA POLICYMAKERS
House and Senate will reconvene Monday, June 3

House of Representatives
House Education Committee public hearing on HB 983 (Online Education Initiative)
House Democratic Policy Committee public hearing on education funding

Senate
Senate Finance Committee public hearing on comprehensive pension reform
Senate Education Committee public hearing on SB 335 and other cyber charter school legislation

PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
Delay ordered in the approval process for Chapter 4 revisions (PA Common Core Standards)
Federal Title 2A funds reallocated to accelerate the implementation of hybrid learning programs

EPLC NEWS
Accepting applications for the Education Policy Fellowship Program

DATEBOOK
House Finance Committee meeting – June 3
House Education Committee meeting – June 3
Senate Appropriations Committee meeting – June 3
Better Choices for Pennsylvania Coalition press conference – June 4
House Education Committee meeting – June 4
Patriot-News/PennLive and PA Chamber of Business and Industry pension and pension reform forum – June 5
House Select Committee for School Safety hearing – June 6
SICC for Early Intervention meeting – June 6
Pennsylvania Education Summit – June 13
Special Education Funding Commission meeting – June 13
PDE Student Learning Objective Information Workshops – June 18, June 20
PA Humanities Council and Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh “Building a Case for Teen Humanities Programming at Public Libraries” event – June 18
Annual PA Career and Technical Education Conference – June 26 – 28

EPLC Education Notebook – Monday, June 3, 2013

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