May

24

2022

May 24, 2022

The Senate Education Committee approved legislation today that closes a scoring loophole for the Keystone Exams, Chairman Scott Martin (R-13) said. [Read More]

Jan

19

2022

January 19, 2022

The Senate Education Committee approved legislation Wednesday that will expand school choice for thousands of students across Pennsylvania, said Chairman Scott Martin (R-13). [Read More]

Nov

08

2021

November 08, 2021

Sen. Scott Martin (R-13), the chair of the Senate Education Committee, and other members of the committee voted to advance a legislative package that would prioritize the role of parents and guardians in the educational process and give them greater control as they advocate for their children. [Read More]

Nov

05

2021

November 05, 2021

Senator Scott Martin (R-13), the chair of the Senate Education Committee, and other members of the committee will consider bills that would give more educational control to students’ greatest advocates: their parents. [Read More]

Oct

26

2021

October 26, 2021

The redesign of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) is advancing as integration of six of its universities moves forward, according to state Sen. Scott Martin (R-Lancaster).  [Read More]

Oct

21

2021

October 21, 2021

The state Senate Education Committee today scrutinized the Charter School Regulations proposed by the Wolf Administration, according to Senator Scott Martin (R-13) who chairs the committee.  [Read More]

Oct

19

2021

October 19, 2021

The state Senate Education Committee will examine the proposed regulations by the Wolf Administration for charter schools and cyber charter schools during a hearing at 10 a.m. Wednesday, according to Senator Scott Martin (R-13) who chairs the committee. [Read More]

Sep

23

2021

September 23, 2021

Saying state agencies overseeing schools are slow to respond to COVID-19 questions while providing conflicting guidance on the virus to schools, educators from all levels today testified before the Senate Education Committee, chaired by state Senator Scott Martin (R-13), about their ongoing frustrations with the Wolf Administration’s oversight. [Read More]

Sep

22

2021

September 22, 2021

The Senate Labor and Industry Committee, chaired by Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46), and the Senate Education Committee, chaired by Senator Scott Martin (R-13), today discussed the importance of adult education for workforce development at a joint public hearing. [Read More]

Sep

20

2021

September 20, 2021

The Senate Labor and Industry Committee, chaired by Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46), and the Senate Education Committee, chaired by Senator Scott Martin (R-13), will hold a joint public hearing on the role of adult education in workforce development on Wednesday, September 22 from 9-11 a.m. in Hearing Room 1, North Office Building, Main Capitol Complex and via Zoom. [Read More]