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School Finances Reviewed by Senate Education Committee
Sen. Dave Argall (R-29) chaired a public hearing of the Senate Education Committee today reviewing school budgeting and general fund balances. [Read More]
Legislation to Return Whole Milk to Schools Approved by Senate Education Committee
Two pieces of legislation encouraging Pennsylvania schools to again offer whole milk in school lunches were approved by the Senate Education Committee today, according to committee chair Sen. Dave Argall (R-29). [Read More]
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
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
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]
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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Main Capitol 351
Harrisburg, PA 17120-3013
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