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Daytona Beach News-Journal
Volusia School Board chair leading statewide fight for fairer fundingThat bill fell victim to Gov. Rick Scott’s line item vetoes in the state’s budg
Daytona Beach News-Journal / Posted 3 days ago
That bill fell victim to Gov. Rick Scott’s line item vetoes in the state’s budget. Hukill, also chairwoman of the Senate Education Committee, said she hasn’t decided if she’ll file another DCD bill in next year's legislative session but... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Senate committee passes bills on private school choice and school finance study - Senate committee passes bills on private school choice and school finance study by Aliyya Swaby July 21 2017 Comments The Texas Senate Education Committee passed a ...Senate committee passes bills on private school choice and school finance study
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
Senate committee passes bills on private school choice and school finance study The Texas Senate Education Committee passed a bill that would create a "private school choice" program to subsidize private school tuition for kids with special needs,... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Senators passes newest version of so-called 'school choice' billThe Senate Education committee passed Senate Bill 2 on Friday after listening t
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 4 days ago
The Senate Education committee passed Senate Bill 2 on Friday after listening to hours of public testimony. Senate Bill 2 includes several things like sending money to charter school facilities and to districts who will lose state funding. However,... Read more
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The Columbian
Sen. Murray says DeVos should fire deputyher from scrutiny by not formally nominating her for the position,” Sen. Patty
The Columbian / Posted 8 days ago
her from scrutiny by not formally nominating her for the position,” Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., the ranking Democrat on the Senate Education Committee, said in a statement. DeVos’ spokeswoman did not immediately respond to a request for... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Tennessee pursuing partnership to improve Hamilton County's lowest-performing schoolsa plan "we can all live with and be proud of," she added. State Sen. Todd Gard
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 10 days ago
a plan "we can all live with and be proud of," she added. State Sen. Todd Gardenhire, R-Chattanooga, who serves on the Senate Education Committee, said Hamilton County Schools has had its chance to improve the schools, "and now a change needs... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Franken introduces bill to fight teacher shortagenot only hurt their ability to educate students, but also take a toll on them f
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 10 days ago
not only hurt their ability to educate students, but also take a toll on them financially," said Franken, a member of the Senate Education Committee, in a news release. "Now, I believe that every child should have access to a world-class... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Illinois universities get first state aid in 7 monthsspending plan this month over vetoes by Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner. The budge
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 11 days ago
spending plan this month over vetoes by Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner. The budget appropriated the money Mendoza released. Senate Education Committee Chairman Pat McGuire of Joliet applauded the move. McGuire has been particularly concerned with... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Illinois universities get first state aid in 7 monthsspending plan this month over vetoes by Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner. The budge
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 11 days ago
spending plan this month over vetoes by Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner. The budget appropriated the money Mendoza released. Senate Education Committee Chairman Pat McGuire of Joliet applauded the move. McGuire has been particularly concerned with... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Illinois universities get 1st state aid in 7 monthsspending plan this month over vetoes by Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner. The budge
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 11 days ago
spending plan this month over vetoes by Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner. The budget appropriated the money Mendoza released. Senate Education Committee Chairman Pat McGuire of Joliet applauded the move. McGuire has been particularly concerned with... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Illinois universities get 1st state aid in 7 monthsspending plan this month over vetoes by Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner. The budge
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 11 days ago
spending plan this month over vetoes by Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner. The budget appropriated the money Mendoza released. Senate Education Committee Chairman Pat McGuire of Joliet applauded the move. McGuire has been particularly concerned with... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Big student debt without a job? Trump blocks California’s fight against predatory collegesratio for several years running. The Assembly overwhelmingly approved the meas
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 11 days ago
ratio for several years running. The Assembly overwhelmingly approved the measure last month, but it stumbled in the Senate Education Committee over concerns about how California would enforce the policy if the federal government stops... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick proposes millions for teacher bonuses and retirementFinance Chairwoman Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, will author the bill on teacher
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 12 days ago
Finance Chairwoman Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, will author the bill on teacher pay and retirement, while Senate Education Committee Chairman Larry Taylor, R-Friendswood, will author the bill on school funding. Mark Wiggins,... Read more
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11 News Houston
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick proposes millions for teacher bonuses and retirementFinance Chairwoman Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, will author the bill on teacher
11 News Houston / Posted 12 days ago
Finance Chairwoman Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, will author the bill on teacher pay and retirement, while Senate Education Committee Chairman Larry Taylor, R-Friendswood, will author the bill on school funding. Mark Wiggins,... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick proposes millions for teacher bonuses and retirementFinance Chairwoman Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, will author the bill on teacher
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 12 days ago
Finance Chairwoman Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, will author the bill on teacher pay and retirement, while Senate Education Committee Chairman Larry Taylor, R-Friendswood, will author the bill on school funding. Mark Wiggins,... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Jerry Brown’s cap-trade plan, the Trumps’ collusion, fighting rape on the cheapis critical if California is to stay at the leading edge of technological innov
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 13 days ago
is critical if California is to stay at the leading edge of technological innovation. Dianna MacDonald: On Wednesday, the Senate Education Committee is scheduled to vote on Assembly Bill 1220, which seeks to strengthen California’s tenure law by... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Give state’s new teachers more time to sink or swimour lives know the look on a kid’s faces when he or she comes home from a day s
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 14 days ago
our lives know the look on a kid’s faces when he or she comes home from a day spent with that teacher. On Wednesday, the Senate Education Committee is scheduled to vote on Assembly Bill 1220, the Teacher and Student Success Act. This bill,... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Eliminating more mandated tests good, Clark County school leaders sayvia good senior-year attendance and grades, or via a senior-year project plus 1
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 14 days ago
via good senior-year attendance and grades, or via a senior-year project plus 120 hours of work or community service. Senate Education Committee Chairwoman Peggy Lehner said earning required course credits should outweigh test results,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Bill aims to fix civic ignorancecivic ignorance should not be the case here in Pennsylvania, the cradle of Amer
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 16 days ago
civic ignorance should not be the case here in Pennsylvania, the cradle of American democracy. Last week the state Senate Education Committee passed a bill sponsored by two senators from Chester County, Democrat Andy Dinniman and Republican... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Preschool advocates say state funding cut tolerablenow apply to use any leftover state funding to serve eligible 3-year-olds, once
Dayton Daily News / Posted 17 days ago
now apply to use any leftover state funding to serve eligible 3-year-olds, once they’ve taken care of their 4-year-olds. Senate Education Committee Chair Peggy Lehner, R-Kettering, said the 3 vs. 4-year-old issue was a problem in the last budget,... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Self-evident truth: civic ignorancecivic ignorance should not be the case here in Pennsylvania, the cradle of Amer
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
civic ignorance should not be the case here in Pennsylvania, the cradle of American democracy. This week the state Senate Education Committee passed a bill sponsored by two senators from Chester County, Democrat Andy Dinniman and Republican... Read more
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TribLIVE
Education update: North Allegheny avoids tax hikes, Plum students secure $30K, charter reform bill on the move. CHARTER SCHOOL REFORM: While legislative leaders negotiate how to pay for
TribLIVE / Posted 18 days ago
. CHARTER SCHOOL REFORM: While legislative leaders negotiate how to pay for the state's $32 billion spending plan, the Senate Education Committee decided to advance an omnibus charter school reform bill that's been in the works for several... Read more
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NJ.com
Christie budget provokes anger despite deal with Democratscrucial the aid gets to districts that are ready to open their doors, noted Sen
NJ.com / Posted 19 days ago
crucial the aid gets to districts that are ready to open their doors, noted Sen. Teresa Ruiz (D-Essex), chairwoman of the Senate Education Committee. "We're in July, and this is money everybody wants to have utilized for September," she... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
State makes major changes to graduation requirements for Class of 2018via good senior-year attendance and grades, or via a senior-year project plus 1
Dayton Daily News / Posted 21 days ago
via good senior-year attendance and grades, or via a senior-year project plus 120 hours of work or community service. Senate Education Committee Chair Peggy Lehner said earning required course credits should outweigh test results, especially... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Floridians must oppose bad education billpublic school system, now is the time to get engaged in a renewed effort to sav
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 22 days ago
public school system, now is the time to get engaged in a renewed effort to save it. n State Sen. Perry E. Thurston Jr. is a Democrat who represents the 33rd District in the Florida Senate. n He is a member of the Senate Education... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
How 11 Kasich vetoes affect Ohio schoolsmentoring, feedback and support that the program provides are “critical for stu
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 22 days ago
mentoring, feedback and support that the program provides are “critical for student success and for retaining teachers.” Senate Education Committee Chair Peggy Lehner, R-Kettering, supported that veto. Lehner acknowledged there are issues with... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
How 11 Kasich vetoes affect Ohio schoolsmentoring, feedback and support that the program provides are “critical for stu
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 22 days ago
mentoring, feedback and support that the program provides are “critical for student success and for retaining teachers.” Senate Education Committee Chair Peggy Lehner, R-Kettering, supported that veto. Lehner acknowledged there are issues with... Read more
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TribLIVE
Education update: Free meals in Penn Hills, technical education programs and state budget newsschools the option to allow teachers to carry guns on school grounds. Another b
TribLIVE / Posted 22 days ago
schools the option to allow teachers to carry guns on school grounds. Another bill, which unanimously passed in the Senate Education Committee, calls for stronger civics and American history education. High school students would be required... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
California Editorial Rdpexpenditures and nonpersonnel expenditures. The bill passed unanimously in the
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 26 days ago
expenditures and nonpersonnel expenditures. The bill passed unanimously in the Assembly on May 30 and is currently in the Senate Education Committee. State Board of Education President Michael Kirst disputes what he calls Calefati's "faulty... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Major changes to graduation requirements for Class of 2018 now up to Gov. Kasichvia good senior-year attendance and grades, or via a senior-year project plus 1
Dayton Daily News / Posted 26 days ago
via good senior-year attendance and grades, or via a senior-year project plus 120 hours of work or community service. Senate Education Committee Chair Peggy Lehner said earning required course credits should outweigh test results, especially... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Yarbrough: Thoughts on law enforcement, legislators and Moon Daymakes their report card about as credible as a singing frog is that they give t
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 27 days ago
makes their report card about as credible as a singing frog is that they give the highly respected chairman of the state Senate Education Committee, Lindsey Tippins, R-Marietta, a failing grade because he opposes the cockamamie scheme. Tippins,... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Ohio graduation: Panel OKs softer requirements for Class of 2018via good senior-year attendance and grades, or via a senior-year project plus 1
Dayton Daily News / Posted 27 days ago
via good senior-year attendance and grades, or via a senior-year project plus 120 hours of work or community service. Senate Education Committee Chair Peggy Lehner said earning required course credits should outweigh test results, especially... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Ohio graduation: Senate OKs softer requirements for Class of 2018via good senior-year attendance and grades, or via a senior-year project plus 1
Dayton Daily News / Posted 27 days ago
via good senior-year attendance and grades, or via a senior-year project plus 120 hours of work or community service. Senate Education Committee Chair Peggy Lehner said earning required course credits should outweigh test results, especially... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Major changes to graduation rules for Class of 2018 step closervia good senior-year attendance and grades, or via a senior-year project plus 1
Dayton Daily News / Posted 27 days ago
via good senior-year attendance and grades, or via a senior-year project plus 120 hours of work or community service. Senate Education Committee Chair Peggy Lehner said earning required course credits should outweigh test results, especially... Read more
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KIVI Boise
State lawmakers, education leaders discuss school accountability planand I think the discussion has been vigorous, vibrant and very educational," sa
KIVI Boise / Posted 28 days ago
and I think the discussion has been vigorous, vibrant and very educational," said Sen. Dean Mortimer (R-Idaho Falls) and Senate Education Committee Chairman. Under the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), all states -- including Idaho --... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Angara optimistic Duterte will sign into law bill granting free tuition in SUCsin July. It could be his biggest and best announcement for all of us that day,”
Inquirier.net / Posted 30 days ago
in July. It could be his biggest and best announcement for all of us that day,” Senator Sonny Angara, vice chair of the Senate education committee and a co-author of the universal access to quality tertiary education bill, said in a statement... Read more
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Daytona Beach News-Journal
Cancer treatments behind her, Dorothy Hukill tells constituents: 'I'm back'and I still prepared all my committee agendas and did conference calls.” The s
Daytona Beach News-Journal / Posted 1 months ago
and I still prepared all my committee agendas and did conference calls.” The senator also serves as the chairwoman of the Senate Education Committee, and Thursday she applauded the passage of her “Student Loan Debt” bill that requires colleges and... Read more

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