EPLC Education Notebook – Friday, June 20, 2014

EPLC Education Notebook – Friday, June 20, 2014

Outline of the content in this edition:

PENNSYLVANIA POLICYMAKERS
House and Senate will reconvene in voting session Monday, June 23

State Budget Update
The Independent Fiscal Office (IFO) released the Official Revenue Estimate for Fiscal Year 2014-15
Governor held a press conference to provide update on budget process

Governor’s Office
Governor Corbett signed into law HB 1460; SB 1205

House of Representatives
House approved on concurrence HB 1424; HB 1559
House Education Committee reported HB 1284
House Rules Committee reported HB 2284

Senate
Senate passed SB 1390; HB 2013; adopted an amendment to SB 1316; approved on concurrence SB 1115
Senate Appropriations Committee reported SB 1431
Senate Finance Committee reported HB 2202

PENNSYLVANIA BULLETIN
PDE’s rules and regulations for educator effectiveness rating tools for principals and nonteaching professionals was published in the June 14 issue of the Pennsylvania Bulletin

ANNOUNCEMENTS
Applications are available now for the 2014-2015 Education Policy Fellowship Program (EPFP)

EPLC NEWS
Register now for Education Issues Workshop for Legislative Candidates, Campaign Staff, and Interested Voters
Sign up to receive art news from EPLC and the PA Arts Education Network
July show of Focus on Education will discuss “Teaching in Pennsylvania”

DATEBOOK
ASCD’s Conference on Teaching Excellence – June 27 – 29
PDE, PCA, and PMEA “Common Sense Arts Standards” workshop for administrators – June 30
State Board of Education meeting – July 9 – 10
2014 School Solicitors’ Symposium – July 10 – 11
Save the Date: 4th Annual Arts and Education Symposium – October 2

EPLC Education Notebook – Friday, June 20, 2014

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