The Senate Education Committee was created by the first legislature of California on December 21, 1850. The Senate Education
Committee records consist of 106 cubic feet of records reflecting the committee's activities, along with those of its antecedents,
in studying and analyzing primary education related legislation as well as higher education issues.
Education has been an important issue for the state legislature since it's beginning in 1850. The Committee on Public Schools
was the first Senate committee that addressed education in California. This committee was created by the first legislature
of California on December 21, 1850. In the next session the name was changed to the Committee on Education and it was resolved
that any bill relating to education and common schools be referred to this committee.
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