Argall: Public Hearing to Focus on Antisemitism on Pennsylvania College Campuses
July 2, 2024

Argall: Public Hearing to Focus on Antisemitism on Pennsylvania College Campuses

Sen. Dave Argall (R-29) announced today that the Senate Education Committee will convene a public hearing about the impact of rising antisemitism on Pennsylvania college campuses. The hearing will be held in the State Capitol on Thursday, July 25 at 10:30 a.m. in Hearing Room 1 of the North Office Building.  [Read More]

Public hearing on combatting antisemitism on Pennsylvania college campuses
July 2, 2024

Public hearing on combatting antisemitism on Pennsylvania college campuses

Senate Education Committee | Hearing Room 1, NOB | Watch Live  [Read More]

Bill to Curb Cell Phone Use in Schools Approved by Senate Education Committee
June 25, 2024

Bill to Curb Cell Phone Use in Schools Approved by Senate Education Committee

Legislation to support schools that adopt policies to limit student access to cell phones during the school day was approved by the Senate Education Committee today with bipartisan support.  [Read More]

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June 24, 2024

Meeting to consider SB 366, SB 1207 and SB 1208

Senate Education Committee | Room 8 E-A, East Wing  [Read More]

Senate Education Committee Votes to Repair Schools, Protect Parental Rights
June 12, 2024

Senate Education Committee Votes to Repair Schools, Protect Parental Rights

Legislation to gather information about the conditions of schools to determine how much funding is needed for repairs was approved by the Senate Education Committee today.  [Read More]

Public Hearing Reviews Innovative, Hands-On Learning Program
June 4, 2024

Public Hearing Reviews Innovative, Hands-On Learning Program

A joint public hearing of the Senate Education Committee and the Senate Appropriations Committee reviewed the Total Experience Learning Program today, which leads students in experience-based learning activities and trains teachers in new methods to improve student outcomes.  [Read More]

Scholarship Bill Wins Bipartisan Support in Senate Education Committee
May 7, 2024

Scholarship Bill Wins Bipartisan Support in Senate Education Committee

The Senate Education Committee advanced bipartisan legislation today to provide more educational options to children in low-performing public schools, according to committee chair Sen. Dave Argall (R-29).  [Read More]

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May 6, 2024

Meeting to consider SB 795 and HB 1097

Senate Education Committee | Room 8E-B, East Wing   [Read More]

Affordable College Pathways Examined by Senate Education Committee
April 29, 2024

Affordable College Pathways Examined by Senate Education Committee

The serious need to provide more affordable pathways for students to pursue in-demand careers in Pennsylvania was spotlighted by a public hearing of the Senate Education Committee today, according to Sen. Dave Argall (R-29), who chairs the committee.  [Read More]

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April 29, 2024

Meeting to consider SB 1102, SB 1104, SB 1150, SB 1151, SB 1152, SB 1153, SB 1154, SB 1155 and SB 1157

Senate Education Committee | Room 8E-A, East Wing  [Read More]

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April 24, 2024

Public hearing on Grow PA – post-secondary and career preparation reform

Senate Education Committee | Hearing Room 1, NOB   [Read More]

Impacts of Sleep Loss Focus of Senate Public Hearing on Delaying School Start Times
April 5, 2024

Impacts of Sleep Loss Focus of Senate Public Hearing on Delaying School Start Times

Testifiers discussed the impacts of sleep loss on teenagers and the complexity of scheduling a school day during a public hearing about pushing back the required start time for schools across Pennsylvania, according to Sen. Dave Argall (R-29), the chair of the Senate Education Committee.  [Read More]

Senate Education Committee Approves Bills to Increase Academic Opportunities for Students
March 19, 2024

Senate Education Committee Approves Bills to Increase Academic Opportunities for Students

The Senate Education Committee voted today to approve a bill to allow participation in a sport to satisfy a physical education requirement and a bill to allow students to continue attending school while residency disputes are resolved, according to Sen. Dave Argall (R-29), the chair of the committee.  [Read More]

Bill to Improve Literacy Wins Bipartisan Approval in Senate Education Committee
February 7, 2024

Bill to Improve Literacy Wins Bipartisan Approval in Senate Education Committee

A bill to change how Pennsylvania students are taught to read was approved by the Senate Education Committee today by a unanimous, bipartisan vote, according to Sen. Dave Argall (R-29), who chairs the committee.  [Read More]

School Mandate Relief Reviewed by Senate Education Committee
November 28, 2023

School Mandate Relief Reviewed by Senate Education Committee

The burden of state mandates on public schools was reviewed in depth during a public hearing of the Senate Education Committee today, according to Sen. Dave Argall (R-29), who chairs the committee.  [Read More]

Senate Education Committee Passes Bill to Require Armed Security at Schools
October 24, 2023

Senate Education Committee Passes Bill to Require Armed Security at Schools

The Senate Education Committee voted today to approve a bill to better protect Pennsylvania students by requiring armed security officers in schools, according to Sen. Dave Argall (R-29), who chairs the committee.  [Read More]

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October 23, 2023

Meeting to consider SB 700 and SB 907; and HB1258 and HB 1507

Senate Education Committee | Room 8E-A  [Read More]

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October 17, 2023

Meeting to consider SB 7

Senate Education Committee | Room 8E-B, East Wing  [Read More]

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October 11, 2023

Public hearing on sexually explicit content in schools

Senate Education Committee | Hearing Room 1, NOB   [Read More]

Senate Education Committee Votes to Ensure Information is Available to Parents
September 19, 2023

Senate Education Committee Votes to Ensure Information is Available to Parents

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]

Senate Education Committee to Hold Public Hearing on Student Opportunities for Success
September 8, 2023

Senate Education Committee to Hold Public Hearing on Student Opportunities for Success

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]

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June 26, 2023

Meeting to consider SB 843 and HB 1094

Senate Education Committee | Tuesday, June 27, 2023 | 10 a.m. | Room 8E-B, East Wing   [Read More]

Senate Education Committee Advances Bills to Require AEDs in Schools, Ensure More Students File Financial Aid Applications
June 19, 2023

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]

Bills to Protect Student Information from Misuse Online, Support Adult Education Programs Advanced by Senate Education Committee
June 6, 2023

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
May 23, 2023

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]

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