Education bills begin moving

7:00 p.m. The Senate Education Committee heard its first set of bills Tuesday, starting off with several key pieces of proposed legislation.

Senate budget subcommittee continues detailed look at school operations

5:00 p.m.

During a lively meeting of the Senate Finance subcommittee on public education funding, Chairwoman Florence Shapiro and other senators drilled down to get detailed information about data, financial issues, programs and services and their importance to classroom instruction.

Teacher contract compromise filed

TCTA and other education groups have been working on a legislative proposal that would help both teachers and school districts deal with a very specific, but crucial, aspect of the current budget crisis: the applicable timelines in current law for contract nonrenewal.

TCTA Structure: