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- Education leaders in the Pennsylvania General Assembly, which convened on New Year’s Day, have made clear some of the issues they plan to touch on during the 2019 legislative session. CTE, education savings accounts and charter school law, as well as education funding and the funding formula, are likely to be discussed.
- Republican State Sen. Ryan Aument, who represents Pennsylvania’s 36th District and chairs the Senate Education Committee, said he hopes to emphasize rigorous academic standards, accountability and transparency, hiring and retaining high-quality educators, and creating personalized learning opportunities for students. Along those lines, revamping the teacher evaluation system, removing instructional barriers, and developing CTE and computer science curricula are on Aument’s agenda.