Jun

12

2018

June 12, 2018

The Senate Education Committee, chaired by Senator John H. Eichelberger, Jr. (R-Blair), today passed legislation to create a “one-stop shop” website for parents, students, and taxpayers to simplify access to school and district performance information. [Read More]

May

22

2018

May 22, 2018

The Senate Education Committee, chaired by Senator John H. Eichelberger, Jr., (R-Blair), today passed a monumental bill to save students from the worst schools across Pennsylvania. [Read More]

Apr

30

2018

April 30, 2018

Senator John H. Eichelberger, Jr., (R-Blair) led a joint hearing of the Senate and House Education Committees today to closely examine a troubling new report on the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE). [Read More]

Apr

18

2018

April 18, 2018

The Senate Education Committee will meet on Friday, April 20, 2018, at 1:00 PM in the Main Commissioners’ Room at the Bedford County Courthouse in Bedford, PA. [Read More]

Nov

15

2017

November 15, 2017

The Senate and House Education Committees held a joint hearing today focusing on the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) Strategic System Review.   [Read More]

May

23

2017

May 23, 2017

The Senate Education Committee today unanimously approved three bills, including bipartisan legislation requiring legislative approval of any state plan that the Pennsylvania Department of Education submits pursuant to the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). [Read More]

May

11

2017

May 11, 2017

The Senate Education Committee subcommittee on Support Services and Transportation, chaired by Senator John DiSanto, will hold a hearing to examine current practices and issues in pupil transportation services in Pennsylvania schools. [Read More]

May

05

2017

May 05, 2017

The Senate Education Committee will hold a committee hearing to review Erie City School District’s strategic and financial plan for the future and to assess the implementation of the financial watch and recovery system by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. [Read More]

Apr

19

2017

April 19, 2017

The Senate Education Committee today approved five bills, including legislation intended to improve transparency and legislation expanding access to vocational education and school resources to students. [Read More]

Mar

31

2017

March 31, 2017

The Senate Education Committee today approved two bills intended to protect taxpayers, control spending, and ensure that education dollars are spent wisely, according to Senator John H. Eichelberger, Jr. (R-Blair), who chairs the panel. [Read More]