EPLC Education Notebook – Friday, January 31, 2014

EPLC Education Notebook – Friday, January 31, 2014

Outline of the content in this edition:

PENNSYLVANIA POLICYMAKERS
House and Senate will reconvene in voting session Monday, February 3

Pennsylvania Budget Watch
2014-2015 Budget Message scheduled for Tuesday, February 4
Preview of Governor’s Expanding Excellence Grant Program, and Pre-K Counts funding increases

House of Representatives
House Education Committee informational briefing on Special Education Commission’s final report
House of Representatives adopted HR 620; passed SB 437; amended HB 1718
House State Government Committee reported HB 1471

Senate
Senate Appropriations Committee reported SB 1000; SB 1205; HB 1559
Senate adopted SR 286; SR 288

PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
Six cyber charter applications denied

ANNOUNCEMENTS
House Education Committee Chairman Clymer to retire

EPLC NEWS
Register now for regional workshops on education issues for legislative candidates and other interested citizens
Register now for policy forums to discuss proposed 2014-15 education budget
Focus on Education – February episode to discuss proposed education budget
Gubernatorial Candidates resource page

DATEBOOK
Philadelphia Business Journal/WHYY Gubernatorial Forum – February 4
House Education Committee meeting – February 5
State Interagency Coordinating Council for Early Intervention meeting – February 6
EPLC Education Policy Forum – February 13
House and Senate Appropriations Committee February budget hearing schedule for education agencies (pdf)
Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center’s Annual Budget Summit – February 20

EPLC Education Notebook – Friday, January 31, 2014

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