EPLC Education Notebook – Monday, April 7, 2014

EPLC Education Notebook – Monday, April 7, 2014

Outline of the content in this edition:

PENNSYLVANIA POLICYMAKERS
House and Senate will reconvene in voting session Monday, April 7

House of Representatives
House adopted HR 627; HR 683; HR 741
House Education Committee held hearing on HB 1013; and reported HB 1931; HB 2005; HB 1930; HB 2106; HB 1973; HB 2013; HR 637
House Appropriations Committee reported SB 31
House Republican Policy Committee held hearing on accessibility/affordability of higher education
House passed HB 2063; HB 2074; SB 267

Senate
Senate Aging and Youth Committee reported HB 434
Senate passed SB 874; SB 1205; SB 1000; SB 1281; HB 974;
Senate adopted SR 322; SR 250
Senate Education Committee held hearing on HB 2124
Senate Finance Committee reported SB 1169

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
319th meeting

PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
Secretary’s letter stating PDE has no existing plan to develop additional Keystone Exams

ANNOUNCEMENTS
Arts Education Partnership’s 2014 Young Artist Award deadline April 30

EPLC NEWS
Focus on Education – March episode to discuss early education, March episode will be about libraries
Gubernatorial Candidates resource page

DATEBOOK
PA Museums Statewide Conference – April 6 – 8
Senate Education Committee meeting – April 8
House Education Committee meeting – April 9
State Library of Pennsylvania free screening – April 10
House Republican Policy Committee hearing – April 15
Senate Democratic Policy Committee roundtable – April 16

EPLC Education Notebook – Monday, April 7, 2014

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