Hearing to Gather Student Opinions

Senate Education Committee
Public Hearing to find out from students
the strengths and limitations
of the state’s educational system.

March 21, 2013
3-5 p.m.
Downingtown S.T.E.M. Academy
335 Manor Avenue
Downingtown, PA

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Consideration of SB 10, SB 60, SB 437, SB 442 and HB 2

Senate Education Committee
Meeting to Consider Bills

March 19, 2013
10:30 a.m.
Room 8-EA

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Senate Bill 10 (Scarnati) with amendment
Senate Bill 10 amends the Public School Code to provide for targeted grants to address school violence.
Senate Bill 60 (Ward) with amendment
Senate Bill 60 amends the Public School Code to provide for waivers from transportation.
Senate Bill 437 (Folmer) with amendment
Senate Bill 470 amends the Public School Code to provide for military science certificates.
Senate Bill 442 (Dinniman) with amendment
Senate Bill 442 amends the Public School Code to provide for exemptions from continuing professional education for school and system leaders.
House  Bill 2 (O’Neill)
House Bill 2 amends the Public School Code to establish a Special Education Funding Commission.

Hearing on School Safety – Part 2

Follow Up Hearing on School Safety

Senate Education
and Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness

March 13, 2013
9 a.m.
Hearing Room #1/North Office Building

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9:00 a.m. to 9:20 a.m. Diane Barber, Director
Pennsylvania Child Care Association
William Grant, Chief Executive Officer
Hildebrandt Learning Centers
9:20 a.m. to 9:40 a.m. Philip J. Murren, Attorney
Ball, Murren and Connell
Sean P. McAleer, Director of Education
Pennsylvania Catholic Conference
Livia Riley, Superintendent of Schools
Diocese of Harrisburg
9:40 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Tom Leary, President
Luzerne County Community College
William Barrett, Director of Campus Security and Safety
Luzerne County Community College
10:00 a.m. to 10:20 a.m. Steven Dupes, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Facilities
State System of Higher Education
Michael Bicking, Police Chief
West Chester University
10:20 am to 10:40 a.m. Alison Kiss, M.S., Executive Director
Clery Center for Security on Campus
10:40 am to 11:00 a.m. Hon. Eugene DePasquale
Auditor General of Pennsylvania
Additional Information:
Pennsylvania School Bus Association
Education Law Center
2008 Auditor General’s Special Performance Audit on School Safety