Oct

18

2019

October 18, 2019

The Senate Education Committee, chaired by Senator Wayne Langerholc (R-35), will hold a public hearing to continue gathering information on charter and cyber schools at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, October 22, in Hearing Room 1 of the North Office Building in Harrisburg.  [Read More]

Aug

14

2019

August 14, 2019

At a public hearing today in Everett, the Senate Education Committee, chaired by Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35), heard testimony from area educators, statewide officials and charter school representatives on how to establish a fairer approach to funding charter schools. [Read More]

Aug

09

2019

August 09, 2019

The Senate Education Committee, chaired by Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35), will hold a public hearing on charter school funding at 1 p.m. on  Wednesday, August 14, at Everett Area High School located at 1 Renaissance Circle in Everett, PA.  [Read More]

Mar

19

2019

March 19, 2019

The Senate Education Committee approved a bill today that would ensure students who face an extended absence from school due to injury or illness could continue to participate in classroom activities and learning, according to one of the bill’s prime sponsors, Senator Scott Martin (R-13). [Read More]

Jun

12

2018

June 12, 2018

The Senate Education Committee, chaired by Senator John H. Eichelberger, Jr. (R-Blair), today passed legislation to create a “one-stop shop” website for parents, students, and taxpayers to simplify access to school and district performance information. [Read More]

May

22

2018

May 22, 2018

The Senate Education Committee, chaired by Senator John H. Eichelberger, Jr., (R-Blair), today passed a monumental bill to save students from the worst schools across Pennsylvania. [Read More]

Apr

30

2018

April 30, 2018

Senator John H. Eichelberger, Jr., (R-Blair) led a joint hearing of the Senate and House Education Committees today to closely examine a troubling new report on the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE). [Read More]

Apr

20

2018

April 20, 2018

Senator John H. Eichelberger, Jr., (R-Blair) brought the Senate Education Committee to Bedford County today for the second of two hearings this week on the current collective bargaining process and teacher strikes. The first was held at the Capitol on Wednesday. [Read More]

Apr

18

2018

April 18, 2018

The Senate Education Committee will meet on Friday, April 20, 2018, at 1:00 PM in the Main Commissioners’ Room at the Bedford County Courthouse in Bedford, PA. [Read More]

Nov

15

2017

November 15, 2017

The Senate and House Education Committees held a joint hearing today focusing on the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) Strategic System Review.   [Read More]