EPLC Education Notebook – Thursday, August 22, 2013

EPLC Education Notebook – Thursday, August 22, 2013

Outline of the content in this edition:

PENNSYLVANIA POLICYMAKERS
House and Senate will reconvene Monday, September 23

House of Representatives
House Education Committee briefing on revisions to the Chapter 4 regulations (PA Common Core)

Special Education Funding Commission
Reporting from the Commission’s fourth public hearing

PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
U.S. Department of Education approved PA’s No Child Left Behind waiver
Reminder the 2002 Series GED test expires Dec. 31, 2013, along with incomplete test scores

REPORTS
PKD/Gallup 2013 Poll findings

ANNOUNCEMENTS
Pennsylvania Commission for Community Colleges appointed interim executive director
Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education selected new chancellor
Pennsylvania School Boards Association named new executive director

DATEBOOK
Special Education Funding Commission hearing – August 22
Senate Education Committee hearing – August 26
Senate Education Committee hearing – August 29
State Board of Education – September 11 – 12
Public Interest Law Center 2013 Symposium on Equality – September 12
Education Law Center Annual Event – September 18

EPLC Education Notebook – Thursday, August 22, 2013

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