EPLC Education Notebook – Friday, October 25, 2013

EPLC Education Notebook – Friday, October 25, 2013

Outline of the content in this edition:

PENNSYLVANIA POLICYMAKERS
House and Senate will reconvene Tuesday, November 12

House of Representatives
House Education Committee hearing on hybrid learning
House Education Committee reported HB 810; HB 1734; SB 46; HB 1728; HR 108

Senate
Senate adopted SR 241
Senate Education Committee reported SB 1113
Senate confirmed six board members of the PASSHE Board of Governors
Senate Education Committee hearing to seek input from students on educational issues

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Final-form revisions to Chapter 4 regulations submitted to Education Committees and IRRC

PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
Center for Safe Schools Community Planning Grant application extended deadline
Department of Welfare awarded a federal Safe Schools/Healthy Students grant

EPLC NEWS
Ron Cowell received PAEA Outstanding Friend to Art Education Award
Days away from Third Annual Arts and Education Symposium – Registration still open
October “Focus on Education” episode: Arts Education
Recruiting two part-time interns beginning January or May 2014

DATEBOOK
Pennsylvania Association of Elementary and Secondary School Principals 2013 State 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
Senate Democratic Policy Committee roundtable discussion – October 30
Pennsylvania Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development 63rd Annual Conference – November 3 – 4
General Election Day – November 5
House Education Committee hearing – November 12
State Board of Education meeting – November 13 – 14

EPLC Education Notebook – Friday, October 25, 2013

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