EPLC Education Notebook – Tuesday, December 17, 2013

EPLC Education Notebook – Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Outline of the content in this edition:

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PENNSYLVANIA POLICYMAKERS
House will reconvene Tuesday, January 7 (NV)
Senate will reconvene Tuesday, January 7

House of Representatives
House of Representatives passed SB 34; HB 803; HB 810
House Education Committee hearing on HB 1506
House Labor and Industry Committee reported HB 1725
House Education Committee reported HB 1738; HB 1816; informational briefing on HB 1701

Senate
Senate Appropriations Committee reported HB 1424
Senate Republican Policy and Democratic Poilcy Committees hearing on SB 76
Senate Education Committee reported SB 873; SB 1000; SB 1205; HB 1559

Special Education Funding Commission
Commission submitted its final report

Legislative Budget and Finance Committee
Committee released The Status of Special Education for Gifted Students in the Commonwealth report

PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
School Performance Profile updated with complete data

ANNOUNCEMENTS
Anthony Grisillo awarded 2014 Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year

EPLC NEWS
“Focus on Education” series future topics in 2014
Coming Soon: 2014 regional workshops on education issues for Legislative Candidates and other interested citizens

DATEBOOK
State Board of Education meeting – January 8 – 9

 

EPLC Education Notebook – Tuesday, December 17, 2013

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