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AllAfrica.com
Matiang'i Wants Parents Charged for Arson, Vandalism in Schoolsaffected by arson this year, which he blamed on failure to punish perpetrators.
Matiang'i Wants Parents Charged for Arson, Vandalism in Schools
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
affected by arson this year, which he blamed on failure to punish perpetrators. Matiang'i who was appearing before the Senate Education Committee on Tuesday explained that the move will ensure parents are involved in their children's education... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Matiang'i Says Special Team to Probe School Arson Casesteam will be formed to probe increasing cases of arson in public schools across
Matiang'i Says Special Team to Probe School Arson Cases
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
team will be formed to probe increasing cases of arson in public schools across the country. Speaking before the Senate Education Committee on Tuesday, Matiang'i stated that the team will comprise stakeholders from the Education Ministry,... Read more
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NJ.com
Senate Dems on tour to promote their version of a school spending reform plana series of meetings to promote the "Formula for Success" plan, Sweeney (D-Glou
Senate Dems on tour to promote their version of a school spending reform plan
NJ.com / Posted 4 days ago
a series of meetings to promote the "Formula for Success" plan, Sweeney (D-Gloucester) and Ruiz (D-Essex), the chair of the Senate Education Committee, met with members of the NJ Association of School Administrators and officials from 15 school... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Rezin appointed to bipartisan commission to reform school funding formulaas a member of the bipartisan Education Funding Advisory Committee (EFAC) and c
Rezin appointed to bipartisan commission to reform school funding formula
Bureau County Republican / Posted 5 days ago
as a member of the bipartisan Education Funding Advisory Committee (EFAC) and currently serves as a member of the Illinois Senate Education Committee. “The earlier we can fix the funding formula, the better,” Rezin said. “By working in a... Read more
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Herkimer Evening Telegram
Seward cites experience, vision in re-election bidand expand coverage for young, uninsured individuals, according to the release.
Seward cites experience, vision in re-election bid
Herkimer Evening Telegram / Posted 11 days ago
and expand coverage for young, uninsured individuals, according to the release. Seward is a long-standing member of the Senate Education Committee and has fought for the needs of upstate rural school students, according to the release. As a... Read more
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News On 6 Tulsa
Departing Lawmakers Launch Conservative Think Tankthe Senate Appropriations education subcommittee, and Sen. John Ford, a retired
Departing Lawmakers Launch Conservative Think Tank
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted 11 days ago
the Senate Appropriations education subcommittee, and Sen. John Ford, a retired ConocoPhillips executive who chairs the Senate Education Committee. Halligan decided to retire from the Legislature instead of running for a third term this year.... Read more
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The Hill
On Amazon Prime Day, great deals aren’t the only story to tellrepresentative Tara Sorensen, head of kids’ programming at Amazon Studios. She’
On Amazon Prime Day, great deals aren’t the only story to tell
The Hill / Posted 11 days ago
representative Tara Sorensen, head of kids’ programming at Amazon Studios. She’ll be meeting with members and staff of the Senate Education Committee to discuss how she and her team develop children’s programming for Prime Video. Our AWS team will... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
State schools chief: Ohio has what it takes to be bestsaid he loves data, and joked that he’s already started to drive a few ODE staf
State schools chief: Ohio has what it takes to be best
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 12 days ago
said he loves data, and joked that he’s already started to drive a few ODE staffers “a little bit crazy” on that front. Senate Education Committee chair Peggy Lehner, R-Kettering, said data can be useful, but urged him to look beyond just state... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
State schools chief: Ohio has what it takes to be bestsaid he loves data, and joked that he’s already started to drive a few ODE staf
State schools chief: Ohio has what it takes to be best
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 12 days ago
said he loves data, and joked that he’s already started to drive a few ODE staffers “a little bit crazy” on that front. Senate Education Committee chair Peggy Lehner, R-Kettering, said data can be useful, but urged him to look beyond just state... Read more
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The Medina County Gazette
ECOT sues state to block attendance audit by Education Department — The Medina County Gazetteonline school a year ago forced that school to pay back about 80 percent in sta
ECOT sues state to block attendance audit by Education Department — The Medina County Gazette
The Medina County Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
online school a year ago forced that school to pay back about 80 percent in state funding. The chairwoman of the Ohio Senate Education Committee, Republican Peggy Lehner of Kettering, said taxpayers shouldn’t be paying the school merely to... Read more
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The Chronicle-Telegram
ECOT sues state to block attendance audit by Education Departmentonline school a year ago forced that school to pay back about 80 percent in sta
ECOT sues state to block attendance audit by Education Department
The Chronicle-Telegram / Posted 12 days ago
online school a year ago forced that school to pay back about 80 percent in state funding. The chairwoman of the Ohio Senate Education Committee, Republican Peggy Lehner of Kettering, said taxpayers shouldn’t be paying the school merely to... Read more
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The Maui News
Meeting on federal education legislation set for TuesdayState Sen. Michelle Kidani, chairwoman of the Senate Education Committee, has o
Meeting on federal education legislation set for Tuesday
The Maui News / Posted 12 days ago
State Sen. Michelle Kidani, chairwoman of the Senate Education Committee, has organized a town hall meeting on the new federal education legislation, the Every Student Succeeds Act, for Maui from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Baldwin High... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Big online charter school sues to block attendance auditonline school a year ago forced that school to pay back about 80 percent in sta
Big online charter school sues to block attendance audit
The Toledo Blade / Posted 12 days ago
online school a year ago forced that school to pay back about 80 percent in state funding. The chairwoman of the Ohio Senate Education Committee, Republican Peggy Lehner of Kettering, said taxpayers shouldn’t be paying the school merely to... Read more
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The Hill
Internet privacy rules under scrutinysubcommittee will hold a hearing on the risks and benefits of medical marijuana
Internet privacy rules under scrutiny
The Hill / Posted 12 days ago
subcommittee will hold a hearing on the risks and benefits of medical marijuana. http://bit.ly/29AqfZf On Thursday, the Senate Education Committee will hold a hearing to examine proposed education regulations from the Obama administration.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lawmaker Champions Uptake of GMOs to Boost Food Securityhasten passage of laws to allow growing of genetically modified crops (GMOs) to
Lawmaker Champions Uptake of GMOs to Boost Food Security
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
hasten passage of laws to allow growing of genetically modified crops (GMOs) to promote food security and economic growth. Senate Education Committee Chairman Daniel Karaba said countries that had embraced the technology are more food secure and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Self-Centered Legislators - Do They Know That Our Economy Is At Rock Bottom?complete control of the budget allotments coming its way. And who is leading t
Self-Centered Legislators - Do They Know That Our Economy Is At Rock Bottom?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
complete control of the budget allotments coming its way. And who is leading the charge? A woman who chairs the Senate Education Committee--a sector which the President has confessed is "in a mess," with our entire school system a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Senators Set to Grill CS Matiang'i Over Student Unrestfor it. They said the CS must tell the House why the unrest has failed to subs
Senators Set to Grill CS Matiang'i Over Student Unrest
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
for it. They said the CS must tell the House why the unrest has failed to subside despite his efforts to stop it. Senate Education Committee chairman Daniel Karaba (TNA) said they had asked the CS to present himself next Tuesday to furnish... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Act 46: Poverty drives rift between Upper Valley school districtshave a fantastic local school that everyone can help make thrive." Sen. Dick M
Act 46: Poverty drives rift between Upper Valley school districts
Bennington Banner / Posted 16 days ago
have a fantastic local school that everyone can help make thrive." Sen. Dick McCormack, D-Windsor, who once chaired the Senate Education Committee and voted against Act 46, said lawmakers have considered bills over the years that would require... Read more
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Roll Call
Kimberly Yee Goes Against the Grain in Arizonait.” Dean Martin, the former state treasurer who has known Yee for 16 years, s
Kimberly Yee Goes Against the Grain in Arizona
Roll Call / Posted 18 days ago
it.” Dean Martin, the former state treasurer who has known Yee for 16 years, starting when she was a staffer on the state Senate Education Committee, agrees. He said she is one of a handful of people he’s run into in state politics with whom he... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Karaba Calls for Reintroduction of Caning in Schools to Fight Rampant Indisciplinesaid students who were burning dormitories should be treated as criminals and a
Karaba Calls for Reintroduction of Caning in Schools to Fight Rampant Indiscipline
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
said students who were burning dormitories should be treated as criminals and arrested for prosecution. Mr Karaba said the Senate Education Committee was planning to summon the Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i to discuss learning... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
A Stanford professor’s high-stakes plan to save California schoolsCalifornia Collaborative for Educational Excellence. Carl Cohen, a former Long
A Stanford professor’s high-stakes plan to save California schools
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 19 days ago
California Collaborative for Educational Excellence. Carl Cohen, a former Long Beach superintendent, testified before the Senate Education Committee this spring that the center remains in its infancy and a skeleton staff is starting off with a... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Board of Regents makes cuts to McNeese budget in new funding methodeducation was a priority this legislative session, it's still not fully funded.
Board of Regents makes cuts to McNeese budget in new funding method
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 21 days ago
education was a priority this legislative session, it's still not fully funded. Sen. Dan "Blade" Morrish, chairman of the Senate Education Committee, said there's another cut on the way some universities may have overlooked. "I think McNeese's... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
A modest teacher tenure bill meets a bipartisan deathestablishment asks them to extend the recent tax increase for school funding.
A modest teacher tenure bill meets a bipartisan death
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 22 days ago
establishment asks them to extend the recent tax increase for school funding. The bill garnered only two yes votes in the Senate Education Committee, that of Hancock, D-Berkeley, and Sen. Carol Liu, a Democrat from suburban Los Angeles. Four... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California’s perpetual war over schools flares on several frontscentered on extending the probationary period for new teachers from two to thre
California’s perpetual war over schools flares on several fronts
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 22 days ago
centered on extending the probationary period for new teachers from two to three years, but it drew just two votes in the Senate Education Committee. The same committee did, however, approve Assembly Bill 2548, over the CTA’s objections.... Read more
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Silicon Valley
California Virtual Academies: Bill targeting for-profit operator K12 Inc. clears first committee vote-- A bill that would ban online charter schools from hiring for-profit firms to
California Virtual Academies: Bill targeting for-profit operator K12 Inc. clears first committee vote
Silicon Valley / Posted 23 days ago
-- A bill that would ban online charter schools from hiring for-profit firms to provide instructional services cleared the Senate Education Committee on Wednesday on a party-line 6-2 vote after a divisive debate about the role private companies... Read more
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The Mercury News
California Virtual Academies: Bill targeting for-profit operator K12 Inc. clears first committee vote-- A bill that would ban online charter schools from hiring for-profit firms to
California Virtual Academies: Bill targeting for-profit operator K12 Inc. clears first committee vote
The Mercury News / Posted 23 days ago
-- A bill that would ban online charter schools from hiring for-profit firms to provide instructional services cleared the Senate Education Committee on Wednesday on a party-line 6-2 vote after a divisive debate about the role private companies... Read more
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The Mercury News
California Virtual Academies: Bill targeting for-profit operator K12 Inc. clears first committee vote-- A bill that would ban online charter schools from hiring for-profit firms to
California Virtual Academies: Bill targeting for-profit operator K12 Inc. clears first committee vote
The Mercury News / Posted 23 days ago
-- A bill that would ban online charter schools from hiring for-profit firms to provide instructional services cleared the Senate Education Committee Wednesday on a party-line 6-2 vote after a divisive debate about the role private companies should... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California lawmakers punt once again on teacher tenurepolicy. Facing strong resistance from teachers unions, she amended the measure
California lawmakers punt once again on teacher tenure
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 23 days ago
policy. Facing strong resistance from teachers unions, she amended the measure again before its first hearing in the Senate Education Committee – and actually lost support. Unions objected to a change that would have simply extended the... Read more
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WBGO-FM Newark
NJ Dems Host Forum on State School Aid Formulathe aggravation gets in when people look at, my tax bill is much larger than yo
NJ Dems Host Forum on State School Aid Formula
WBGO-FM Newark / Posted 24 days ago
the aggravation gets in when people look at, my tax bill is much larger than yours, why?” Teresa Ruiz is chair of the Senate Education Committee. She says to create a formula that works, schools statewide will have to face compromises. “There... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Teacher employment bill responds to Vergara rulingdoesn’t want to wait for the Supremes to weigh in. Her Assembly Bill 934, whic
Teacher employment bill responds to Vergara ruling
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 24 days ago
doesn’t want to wait for the Supremes to weigh in. Her Assembly Bill 934, which gets its first vote when it appears in Senate Education Committee this morning (room 4203, starting at 9 a.m.) has undergone some changes. Gone is the piece... Read more
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The Hill
Reg advocates hitting back at GOP agendaoversight hearing Wednesday for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). http
Reg advocates hitting back at GOP agenda
The Hill / Posted 26 days ago
oversight hearing Wednesday for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). http://1.usa.gov/28WlXw9 Also on Wednesday, the Senate Education Committee will examine new rules from the Department of Education that stem from the Every Student Succeeds... Read more
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The Daily Comet
'It is going to be devastating': Public schools take hit amid La. budget messof state government have had to take reductions in revenue," said Sen. Conrad A
'It is going to be devastating': Public schools take hit amid La. budget mess
The Daily Comet / Posted 27 days ago
of state government have had to take reductions in revenue," said Sen. Conrad Appel, R-Metairie, a former chairman of the Senate Education Committee. "This situation is not likely to change anytime soon," Appel wrote in an email response to... Read more
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The Advocate
Layoffs, program cuts in mix as Louisiana public schools take ‘devastating’ hit amid budget messof state government have had to take reductions in revenue,” said Sen. Conrad A
Layoffs, program cuts in mix as Louisiana public schools take ‘devastating’ hit amid budget mess
The Advocate / Posted 27 days ago
of state government have had to take reductions in revenue,” said Sen. Conrad Appel, R-Metairie, a former chairman of the Senate Education Committee. “This situation is not likely to change anytime soon,” Appel wrote in an email response to... Read more
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The Houma Courier
'It is going to be devastating': Public schools take hit amid La. budget messof state government have had to take reductions in revenue," said Sen. Conrad A
'It is going to be devastating': Public schools take hit amid La. budget mess
The Houma Courier / Posted 27 days ago
of state government have had to take reductions in revenue," said Sen. Conrad Appel, R-Metairie, a former chairman of the Senate Education Committee. "This situation is not likely to change anytime soon," Appel wrote in an email response to... Read more
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The Advocate
'It is going to be devastating': Public schools take hit amid budget messof state government have had to take reductions in revenue,” said Sen. Conrad A
'It is going to be devastating': Public schools take hit amid budget mess
The Advocate / Posted 27 days ago
of state government have had to take reductions in revenue,” said Sen. Conrad Appel, R-Metairie, a former chairman of the Senate Education Committee. “This situation is not likely to change anytime soon,” Appel wrote in an email response to... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Welfare of youths still lags in statestudents and teachers from budget shortfalls, said state Sen. Jane English, R-N
Welfare of youths still lags in state
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 27 days ago
students and teachers from budget shortfalls, said state Sen. Jane English, R-North Little Rock, who is chairman of the Senate Education Committee. Even so, lawmakers' actions influence school funding levels, Kopsky said, and the tax cuts have... Read more
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The Advocate
Public schools take hit amid budget messof state government have had to take reductions in revenue,” said Sen. Conrad A
Public schools take hit amid budget mess
The Advocate / Posted 27 days ago
of state government have had to take reductions in revenue,” said Sen. Conrad Appel, R-Metairie, a former chairman of the Senate Education Committee. “This situation is not likely to change anytime soon,” Appel wrote in an email response to... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Senate advances key bills during catch-all Friday sessionelementary schools could be placed in a new, charter-operated district pilot pr
Senate advances key bills during catch-all Friday session
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 28 days ago
elementary schools could be placed in a new, charter-operated district pilot program under a measure that cleared the Senate Education Committee. A newly appointed Achievement School District superintendent would choose charter companies with... Read more
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The Mercury News
California Virtual Academies' attendance, enrollment records to be audited by state Controllercharter schools from hiring for-profit firms to provide instructional services
California Virtual Academies' attendance, enrollment records to be audited by state Controller
The Mercury News / Posted 29 days ago
charter schools from hiring for-profit firms to provide instructional services will be vetted for the first time by the Senate Education Committee. Assemblywoman Susan Bonilla, D-Concord, who authored Assembly Bill 1084, said the measure is... Read more
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News On 6 Tulsa
With Sense Of Outrage, Educators Leap Onto Campaign Trailcalling is because this should be a bipartisan issue.“ What Awaits Winners Se
With Sense Of Outrage, Educators Leap Onto Campaign Trail
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted 29 days ago
calling is because this should be a bipartisan issue.“ What Awaits Winners Sen. Ron Sharp, R-Shawnee, vice chair of the Senate Education Committee, is one of a handful of current or past educators now serving in the Legislature. Sharp, a former... Read more

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