Meetings & Hearings
A bill to help parents to see more of what their children are taught in schools was approved by the Senate Education Committee today, according to committee chairman Sen. Dave Argall (R-29). [Read More]
The Senate Education Committee, chaired by Sen. Dave Argall (R-29), will hold a public hearing on providing more education opportunities for students on Monday, September 11 at 1 p.m. at Saint Joseph’s University McNeil Science and Technology Center, 4308 Woodland Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19104. [Read More]
Senate Education Committee Advances Bipartisan Bills to Remove Barriers for Teachers, Military Families Moving to Pennsylvania
The Senate Education Committee advanced a bill sponsored by committee chairman Sen. Dave Argall (R-29) today to remove barriers to acquiring certification for qualified teachers moving to Pennsylvania. [Read More]
The Senate Education Committee held a confirmation hearing for the Acting Secretary of Education, Dr. Khalid Mumin, today, reporting his nomination to the full Senate with a favorable recommendation by a vote of 9-2, according to committee chairman Sen. Dave Argall (R-29). [Read More]
Senate Education Committee Advances Bills to Require AEDs in Schools, Ensure More Students File Financial Aid Applications
The Senate Education Committee held a voting meeting today, advancing a bill to require automatic external defibrillators (AEDs) in every Pennsylvania school and a bill to make the filing of a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) a requirement for high school graduation, according to committee chairman Sen. Dave Argall (R-29). [Read More]
The committee is responsible for considering issues and legislation related to Pennsylvania’s education system, including school safety, funding issues and post-secondary opportunities for students.
The panel maintains oversight of the Pennsylvania Department of Education, Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency and other state boards and commissions pertaining to education.
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Harrisburg, PA 17120-3013
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