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August 23, 2016

PA Public School Building Construction & Reconstruction Advisory (PlanCon) Committee - August 31, 2016
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PA restores Scholarship Funding for Early Child Care Professionals

August 12, 2016

Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Pat Browne was pleased to join Governor Tom Wolf today (August 12th) in announcing that the T.E.A.C.H. (Teacher Education and Compensation Helps) Early Childhood® Pennsylvania Scholarship Program will be restored and $2.4M of funding for 1,000 scholarships for early child care professionals in DHS-certified Keystone STARS programs will be made available.[...Read more]

PlanCon Hearing: Overview of PlanCon Process

July 12, 2016

The PA Public School Building Construction and Reconstruction Advisory Committee held its first hearing with testimony from the PA Department of Education on the overview of the current PlanCon process.
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Senate Leaders Hail Passage of On-Time, State Spending Plan: Measure Will Increase Funds for Schools, Drug Prevention 

June 29, 2016

The State Senate today passed a balanced and on-time state spending plan that will boost funding for education to the highest level in state history and allocate new funds to fight the state’s opioid epidemic.
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