Education Committee Senator Dave Argall, Chair

Meetings & Hearings

Hearing
Senate Education Committee | Tuesday, February 28, 2023 | 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | Hearing Room 1, NOB | Watch Live
Public Hearing on Teacher Shortages

News

Senator Martin’s Bill Increasing Graduation Pathways Advances
May 24, 2022

Senator Martin’s Bill Increasing Graduation Pathways Advances

The Senate Education Committee approved legislation today that closes a scoring loophole for the Keystone Exams, Chairman Scott Martin (R-13) said.  [Read More]

Martin: Senate Education Committee Approves School Choice Expansion
January 19, 2022

Martin: Senate Education Committee Approves School Choice Expansion

The Senate Education Committee approved legislation Wednesday that will expand school choice for thousands of students across Pennsylvania, said Chairman Scott Martin (R-13).  [Read More]

Senate Committee Advances Bills Prioritizing Parental Role in Students’ Education
November 8, 2021

Senate Committee Advances Bills Prioritizing Parental Role in Students’ Education

Sen. Scott Martin (R-13), the chair of the Senate Education Committee, and other members of the committee voted to advance a legislative package that would prioritize the role of parents and guardians in the educational process and give them greater control as they advocate for their children.  [Read More]

Senator Martin Announces Education Committee to Vote on Bills Giving Parents Control of Their Children’s Education
November 5, 2021

Senator Martin Announces Education Committee to Vote on Bills Giving Parents Control of Their Children’s Education

Senator Scott Martin (R-13), the chair of the Senate Education Committee, and other members of the committee will consider bills that would give more educational control to students’ greatest advocates: their parents.  [Read More]

Martin: Integration of 6 State-Owned Universities Advances, Impacts on Non-Integrating Schools Expressed
October 26, 2021

Martin: Integration of 6 State-Owned Universities Advances, Impacts on Non-Integrating Schools Expressed

The redesign of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) is advancing as integration of six of its universities moves forward, according to state Sen. Scott Martin (R-Lancaster).   [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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