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Bills to Protect Student Information from Misuse Online, Support Adult Education Programs Advanced by Senate Education Committee
The Senate Education Committee met today and advanced five bills with bipartisan support, according to committee chairman Sen. Dave Argall (R-29). Argall noted that today’s votes continued the work of the committee to improve Pennsylvania’s education system. [Read More]
Program to Repair, Build Schools Examined by Senate Education Committee
A program to repair outdated and deteriorating schools and build new schools was the focus of a public hearing of the Senate Education Committee chaired by Sen. Dave Argall (R-29) today. [Read More]
Senate Education Committee Reviews Teacher Shortages
Legislative solutions to the ongoing teacher shortages affecting parts of Pennsylvania were considered during a hearing of the Senate Education Committee chaired by Sen. Dave Argall (R-29) today. [Read More]
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]
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.
Senate Box 203013
Main Capitol 351
Harrisburg, PA 17120-3013
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