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Legislation

  • Act 2 of 2017 provides immunity from lawsuits to school bus drivers and crossing guards who administer an epinephrine auto-injector, or “epi-pen,” to assist a student who is experiencing an allergic reaction.
  • Act 6 of 2017 provides career and technical education students with additional options to meet state graduation requirements.
  • Senate Bill 383 (White) gives school boards the option of allowing licensed and trained staff to carry firearms on school property.
  • Senate Bill 592 (Stefano) requires school boards to publicly disclose employment information before hiring a district superintendent, assistant district superintendent or principal.
  • Senate Resolution 34 (Argall) requires the Legislative Budget and Finance Committee (LBFC) to study the future and sustainability of the 14 state-owned universities across the state.

Senate Education Committee
Basic Education Funding Commission
PA School Performance Profile
Safe Schools Report