EPLC Education Notebook – Friday, May 23, 2014

EPLC Education Notebook – Friday, May 23, 2014

Outline of the content in this edition:

PENNSYLVANIA POLICYMAKERS
House and Senate will reconvene in voting session Monday, June 2

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Reporting from the Board’s May 14 – 15 meeting

REPORTS
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale’s charter school report, which includes recommendations to improve accountability, effectiveness, and transparency of charter schools

ANNOUNCEMENTS
Applications are available now for the 2014-2015 Education Policy Fellowship Program (EPFP)
The Arts Education Collaborative (AEC) is now accepting applications for their Community of Learners for Arts Education (CLAE) program

EPLC NEWS
“Focus on Education” May episode, featuring the topic of charter schools, is now available online

DATEBOOK
PASA, PSBA, PARSS are hosting a live twitter chat – May 27
House Subcommittee on Higher Education public meeting – May 28
Temple University Center on Regional Politics hosting “How Public School Funding Works in Pennsylvania – Or Doesn’t: What You Need to Know” – May 30
2014 Conference on the State of Education in Pennsylvania: 60 Years After Brown: How are the Children? What are the issues? – May 31
State Interagency Coordinating Council for Early Intervention meeting – June 5
Penn State College of Education hosting an interdisciplinary civil rights conference – June 6 – 7
Keystone Health Promotion Conference – June 17-19
2014 Annual National PTA Convention and Exhibition – June 19 – 22
ASCD’s Conference on Teaching Excellence – June 27- 29

EPLC Education Notebook – Friday, May 23, 2014

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