EPLC Education Notebook – Friday, October 18, 2013

EPLC Education Notebook – Friday, October 18, 2013

Outline of the content in this edition:

PENNSYLVANIA POLICYMAKERS
House and Senate will reconvene Monday, October 21

House of Representatives
House Select Committe for School Safety meeting
House of Representatives passed HB 974; HB 111; HB 1189; HB 125; HB 1677
House Education Committee reported HB 1718; HB 1408; HB 1411; HB 1512; HB 1623
House Education Committee hearing on teacher preparation/certification process legislation HB 1623; HB 1512

Senate
Senate adopted SR 202; SR 222 (HR 483)
Senate Local Government Committee reported HB 1193
Senate Education Committee hearing on rural community colleges legislation SB 1000
Senate Finance Committee hearing on IFO’s analysis of property tax eliminiation proposal SB 76/HB 76
Senate Education Committee reported HB 1424; SB 847; SB 874; SB 1085

Special Education Funding Commisison
Reporting from the Commission’s final public hearing

PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
Release of School Performance Profile data
List of Pennsylvania’s 92 Priority Schools

PENNSYLVANIA BULLETIN
Three hearings scheduled regarding six cyber charter school applications

ANNOUNCEMENTS
Tina Viletto awarded PSBA’s Timothy M. Allwein Advocacy Award

EPLC NEWS
SupportMusic Community Forums
Registration is open for the Third Annual Arts and Education Symposium
“Focus on Education” Series

DATEBOOK
Keystone Reading Association 46th Annual Conference – October 18 – 20
Pennsylvania Art Education Association Annual Conference – October 18 – 20
House Education Committee public hearing – October 21
House Education Committee meeting – October 22
Early Childhood Education Summit – October 22 – 24
House Education Committee meeting – October 23
House Select Committee for School Safety meeting – October 23
Senate Education Committee hearing – October 24
Association of School Business Officials International’s Annual Meeting & Expo – October 25 – 28
PA Council of Teachers of English and Language Arts Annual Conference – October 27 -29
Last day to apply for absentee ballot before General Election – October 29
House Education Committee hearing – October 29
EPLC and the PA Arts Education Network’s Third Annual Arts and Education Symposium – October 30

EPLC Education Notebook – Friday, October 18, 2013

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