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Senate expected to vote on its budget plan Friday

...will work to reach a compromise. The budget is one thing to watch for this week. Here are two others: The House Education Committee is scheduled to hear legislation Monday that would clear the way for schools to approve fundraisers involving...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/becky-bohrer/2015-03-29
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Outcome of Common Core compromise appears murky

...putting down the sword." On the other side, Rep. Steve Carter, a Common Core supporter and chairman of the House Education Committee, hailed the achievement and called it "an historic day."Legislators with less strong opinions on the issue...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-21/outcome-of-common-core-compromise
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Reinbold loses most committee assignments after budget vote

...met Monday morning to approve replacements for those other assignments. Reinbold had been vice chair of the House Education Committee and co-chair of the joint Armed Services Committee, among other assignments. She also stands to lose staff...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-16/reinbold-loses-most-committee-assign
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Alaska Senate passes bill to eliminate daylight saving time

...State legislators, grappling with a multibillion-dollar budget deficit amid low oil prices, have been following the case. The attorney general's office is scheduled to brief the House Education Committee on the lawsuit Friday.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-11/alaska-senate-passes-bill-to-elimina
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Bill with constitutionalism requirement for schools advances

...advanced a bill that would require school districts to include American constitutionalism in their coursework. The House Education Committee moved Rep. Wes Keller's bill Friday. The bill would require that school districts include the Declaration...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-27/bill-with-constitutionalism-requirem
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Legislative Information Office teleconference schedule for Feb. 23

Monday 8:00 a.m.The House Education Committee will sponsor a public hearing to discuss HB 30 Constitutional History Curriculum. Testimony will be taken.Tuesday 8:00 a...

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Legislative Information Office teleconference schedule for Feb. 3

...public hearing to discuss HB 59 Marijuana Concentrates. Testimony will be taken.Wednesday 8:00 a.m.The House Education Committee will sponsor a public hearing for a Presentation by the State Board of Education and to discuss HCR 2 Alaska...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-02/legislative-information-office-telec
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What others say: An ounce of prevention

...The bill was snubbed after reaching the House Finance Committee in 2014, despite earning full approval by the House Education Committee. An identical bill cleared the Senate.Erin Merryn, whom the bill is named after, visited Alaska last session...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-01-26/what-others-say-an-ounce-of-preve
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Legislative Information Office teleconference schedule for Feb. 20

...Gas Exploration / Development and Exploration & Drilling. Testimony will be taken.Friday 8:00 a.m.The House Education Committee will sponsor a public hearing to discuss HB 30 Constitutional History Curriculum. Testimony will be taken...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-19/legislative-information-office-telec
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Alaska lawmakers debate requiring constitutional education

...the latest of several state government measures across the U.S. aimed at civics education.Alaska's House Education Committee heard Friday from members of the public who supported the bill, including some educators.Bob Bird, who teaches...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-07/alaska-lawmakers-debate-requiring-co
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