EPLC Education Notebook – Friday, September 20, 2013

EPLC Education Notebook – Friday, September 20, 2013

Outline of the content in this edition:

Remembering former Senior Education Advisor to the House Democratic Leaders Jan Bissett

PENNSYLVANIA POLICYMAKERS
House and Senate will reconvene Monday, September 23

Special Education Funding Commission
Reporting from the Commission’s fifth and sixth public hearings

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Reporting from Board’s September 11 – 12 meeting

PENNSYLVANIA BULLETIN
Act 1 Index for FY 2014-15

PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
Resignation of Acting Secretary of Education Dr. William Harner, appointment of Executive Deputy Secretary Carolyn Dumaresq to Acting Secretary of Education
Intent to apply for federal Race to the Top – Early Learning Challenge Grant Program
New School Performance Profile

EPLC NEWS
Registration is open for the Third Annual Arts and Education Symposium
September “Focus on Education” episode: Parents as Advocates for Children and Education

ANNOUNCEMENTS
The History of School Funding in Pennsylvania, 1682-2013 monograph available online

DATEBOOK
Pennsylvanians Want a School Funding Formula press event – September 23
House Education Committee informational briefing – September 25
Special Education Funding Commission hearing – September 26
Capitol All Stars Softball game – September 30
Center for Safe Schools’ Safe Schools Conference – October 1 – 2
House Education Committee public hearing – October 2
PA State Interagency Coordinating Council for Early Intervention meeting – October 3
Last day to register to vote before General Election – October 7
Pennsylvania Humanities Council awards ceremony and reception – October 7

EPLC Education Notebook – Friday, September 20, 2013

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