Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-145

EDU 145

School Safety Grant Program

Messrs. Tarr, deMacedo, Tran, Humason, Fattman and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, by inserting after item 7009-6600 the following item:

"7009-6800 For an infrastructure grant program to assist public schools in enhancing safety and security measures; provided, that grants shall be administered by the executive office of education in coordination with the executive office of public safety and security, the executive office of health and human services and the Massachusetts school building authority; provided further, that the grants shall be used for retrofitting and upgrading school buildings with safety and security enhancements including, but not limited to, classroom door locks, security camera or active shooter detection systems; provided further, that the department shall make efforts to notify all public school districts of said program; provided further, that criteria shall be established to prioritize those schools most in need of infrastructure improvements related to safety and security and most in need of financial assistance for implementing said improvements; and provided further, that the executive office of education shall submit a report, not later than March 1, 2020 to the executive office for administration and finance and the house and senate committees on ways and means detailing the awarding of grants and the expected use of said

grants…………………………………$7,500,000".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-145.1

Further EDU 145.1

School Hate Crimes Grant Program

Mr. Moore moved that the amendment be amended by striking the underlying amendment in its entirety and inserting in place thereof the following:-

Mr. Moore moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, by inserting after item 7061-9814 the following item:-

“XXXX-XXXX For a grant program for the education and prevention of hate crimes in public schools where a need has been identified by either the school district or law enforcement.  The grants shall be administered by the department of elementary and secondary education, in coordination with the executive office of public safety and security and the Massachusetts governor’s hate crimes task force. The grants shall be used for education and prevention programs in school districts for the purposes of education, prevention, community outreach, or school resource officer training as a civil rights officer; provided further, that the department shall make efforts to notify all public school districts of said program;  provided further, that criteria shall be established to prioritize those schools with an identified need……..$200,000”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-145.1-R1

Redraft Further EDU 145.1

School Hate Crimes Grant Program

Mr. Moore moved that the amendment be amended in section 2, by inserting after item 7061-9814 the following item:-

“XXXX-XXXX For a grant program for the education and prevention of hate crimes and incidences of bias in public schools where a need has been identified by either the school district or law enforcement.  The grants shall be administered by the department of elementary and secondary education, in coordination with the executive office of public safety and security and the Massachusetts governor’s hate crimes task force. The grants shall be used for education and prevention programs in school districts for the purposes of education, prevention, community outreach, or school resource officer training as a civil rights officer; provided further, that the department shall make efforts to notify all public school districts of said program;  provided further, that criteria shall be established to prioritize those schools with an identified need……..$200,000”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-146

EDU 146

Foundation Budget Review Commission

Messrs. Tarr, deMacedo, Tran, Humason, Fattman and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after section __the following new section:-

“SECTION _. Section 4 of chapter 70 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2016 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking the section in its entirety and inserting in place thereof the following section:-

“Section 4. There shall be a foundation budget review commission to review, every 5 years, the way foundation budgets are calculated and to make recommendations for potential changes in those calculations as the commission deems appropriate. In conducting such review, the commission shall seek to determine the educational programs and services necessary to achieve the commonwealth's educational goals and to prepare students to achieve passing scores on the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System examinations or other designated statewide assessments. The review shall include, but not be limited to, those components of the foundation budget created pursuant to section 3 of chapter 70 and subsequent changes made to the foundation budget by law. In addition, the commission shall seek to determine and recommend measures to promote the adoption of ways in which resources can be most effectively utilized and consider various models of efficient and effective resource allocation. In carrying out the review, the commissioner of elementary and secondary education shall provide to the commission any data and information the commissioner considers relevant to the commission's charge.

The commission shall include the house and senate chairs of the joint committee on education, who shall serve as co-chairs; the secretary of education; the commissioner of elementary and secondary education; the commissioner of early education and care; the speaker of the house of representatives or a designee; the president of the senate or a designee; the minority leader of the house of representatives or a designee; the minority leader of the senate or a designee; the governor or a designee; the chair of the house committee on ways and means or a designee; the chair of the senate committee on ways and means or a designee; and 1 member to be appointed by each of the following organizations: the Massachusetts Municipal Association, Inc.; the Massachusetts Business Alliance for Education, Inc.; the Massachusetts Association of School Committees, Inc.; the Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents, Inc.; the Massachusetts Teachers Association; the American Federation of Teachers Massachusetts; the Massachusetts Association of Vocational Administrators, Inc.; the Massachusetts Association of Regional Schools, Inc.; and the Massachusetts Association of School Business Officials. Members shall not receive compensation for their services but may receive reimbursement for the reasonable expenses incurred in carrying out their responsibilities as members of the commission. The commissioner of elementary and secondary education shall furnish reasonable staff and other support for the work of the commission. Prior to issuing its recommendations, the commission shall conduct not fewer than 4 public hearings across regions of the commonwealth.   The commission shall be considered a special commission established by section 2A of chapter 4 and shall be subject to the provisions of said section 2A of chapter 4. It shall not constitute a violation of chapter 268A for a state employee or a person employed by a school district to serve on the commission or to participate in commission deliberations that may have a financial impact on the district employing that person, on the commonwealth, or on the rate at which that person may be compensated. The commission may establish procedures to ensure that no such person participates in commission deliberations that may directly affect the school districts employing those persons or that may directly affect the rate at which those persons are compensated.

The first report filed pursuant to section 9 of chapter 70 shall be made on or before November 1, 2019.”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-147

EDU 147

$40 per pupil minimum aid

Messrs. Tarr and Tran moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7061-0008, by adding the following words:-"provided that minimum per pupil aid is at least forty dollars per pupil; and in said item, by striking out the figures "$5,176,002,652" and inserting in place thereof the figures "$6,901,336,869" .


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-147-R1

Redraft EDU 147

$40 per pupil minimum aid

Messrs. Tarr, Tran, deMacedo, Humason, Fattman and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7061-0008, "provided that minimum per pupil aid is at least forty dollars per pupil; and in said item, by striking out the figures "$5,176,002,652" and inserting in place thereof the figures "$5,179,928,111".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-148-R1

Redraft EDU 148

$50 per pupil minimum aid

Messrs. Tarr, Brady, deMacedo, Fattman, Moore, O'Connor and Feeney moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7061-0008, "provided that minimum per pupil aid is at least fifty dollars per pupil; and in said item, by striking out the figure "$5,176,002,652" and inserting in place thereof the figure "$5,183,919,260".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-148

EDU 148

$50 per pupil minimum aid

Mr. Tarr moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7061-0008, by adding the following words:-"provided that minimum per pupil aid is at least fifty dollars per pupil; and in said item, by striking out the figures "$5,176,002,652" and inserting in place thereof the figures "$8,626,671,087".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-149

EDU 149

$100 per pupil minimum aid

Mr. Tarr moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7061-0008, by adding at the end thereof the following: "provided that minimum per pupil aid is at least one hundred dollars per pupil; and in said item, by striking out the figures "$5,176,002,652" and inserting in place thereof the figure:- "$17,253,342,173.33"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-149-R1

Redraft EDU 149

$100 per pupil minimum aid

Messrs. Tarr, deMacedo, Fattman and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7061-0008, "provided that minimum per pupil aid is at least one hundred dollars per pupil; and in said item, by striking out the figures "$5,176,002,652" and inserting in place thereof the figure:- "$5,206,173,147".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-150

EDU 150

85 percent reimbursement for regional school transportation

Messrs. Tarr, Tran, deMacedo, Humason, Fattman, Moore and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7035-0006, by striking out the figure "$73,856,506" and inserting in place thereof the following:-"$78,472,538".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-150.1

Further EDU 150.1

Regional School Transportation

Ms. Gobi, Messrs. Tarr, Tran and Moore moved that the amendment be amended by striking the underlying amendment and inserting in place thereof the following:-

in Section 2, in item 7035-0006, by striking out the figure "73,856,506" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "75,856,506".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-151-R1

Redraft EDU 151

Best Buddies

Messrs. Montigny, Eldridge and Brady, Ms. Rausch, Messrs. Moore and deMacedo, Ms. DiZoglio, Messrs. O'Connor, Finegold and Tran, Ms. Gobi, Mr. Crighton and Ms. Lovely moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7061-0012, by adding the following words:- "; provided further, that not less than $300,000 shall be expended for peer-to-peer inclusion programs for students with intellectual disabilities through Best Buddies Massachusetts"; and

in said section 2, in said item 7061-0012, by striking out the figure “$345,054,803” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$345,154,803”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-151

EDU 151

Best Buddies

Messrs. Montigny, Eldridge and Brady, Ms. Rausch, Messrs. Moore and deMacedo, Ms. DiZoglio, Messrs. O'Connor, Finegold and Tran, Ms. Gobi, Mr. Crighton and Ms. Lovely moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7061-0012, by adding at the end thereof the following:- "provided further, that not less than $300,000 shall be expended for peer-to-peer inclusion programs for students with intellectual disabilities through Best Buddies Massachusetts".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-152

EDU 152

90 percent reimbursement for regional school transportation

Messrs. Tarr, Brady, Tran, deMacedo, Humason, Fattman, Moore and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7035-0006, by striking the figure "$73,856,506" and inserting in place thereof the following:-"$83,088,569".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-153

EDU 153

Regional School District Foundation Budget Commission

Messrs. Tarr and Tran, Ms. Gobi, Mr. Brady, Ms. DiZoglio, Messrs. deMacedo, Humason, Fattman and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after section _ the following section:-

SECTION X. There shall be a regional school district foundation budget commission to review the way that regional school districts are funded and to recommend a framework that better accounts for differences between the towns that make up these districts and how the funding is distributed.  In conducting the review, the commission shall seek to determine, with respect to regional school districts, the educational programs and services necessary to achieve the commonwealth's educational goals and to prepare students to achieve passing scores on the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System examinations. The review shall include, but not be limited to, those components of the regional school district foundation budget established pursuant to section 3 of chapter 70 of the General Laws. Further, the commission shall seek to determine and recommend measures to promote the adoption of ways in which resources may be most effectively utilized and consider various models of efficient and effective resource allocation. The commissioner of elementary and secondary education shall provide any data and information to the commission that the commissioner considers relevant to the commission’s charge.

The commission shall consist of 1 person who shall be appointed by the senate president, who shall serve as co-chair; 1 person who shall be appointed by the minority leader of the senate; 1 person who shall be appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives, who shall serve as co-chair; 1 person who shall be appointed by the minority leader of the house of representatives; 1 person who shall be appointed by the secretary of education; 1 person who shall be appointed by the commissioner of elementary and secondary education and 8 persons who shall be appointed by the governor, all of whom shall have experience working with a regional school district, 1 of whom shall be a representative of the Massachusetts Association of Regional Schools, Inc., 1 of whom shall be a representative of the Massachusetts Association of School Committees, 1 of whom shall be a representative of the Massachusetts Association of School Business Officials, Inc., 1 of whom shall be a representative of the Massachusetts Teachers Association, 1 of whom shall be a representative of the Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents, 1 of whom shall be a high school student attending a school in a regional school district, 1 of whom shall be a representative of the Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center, Inc. and 1 of whom shall be a representative of the Massachusetts Association of Vocational Administrators. Members shall not receive compensation for their services but may receive reimbursement for the reasonable expenses incurred in carrying out their responsibilities as members of the commission. The commissioner of elementary and secondary education may furnish reasonable staff and other support for the work of the commission.

Before issuing its recommendations, the commission shall conduct not less than 4 public hearings across regions of the commonwealth. It shall not constitute a violation of chapter 268A for a person employed by a school district to serve on the commission or to participate in commission deliberations that may have a financial impact on the district employing that person or on the rate at which that person may be compensated. The commission may establish procedures to ensure that no such person shall participate in commission deliberations that may directly affect the school districts employing those persons or that may directly affect the rate at which those persons are compensated.

The commission shall file its report, together with drafts of its recommended legislation, with the clerks of the senate and house of representatives, the senate and house chairs of the joint committee on education and the chairs of the senate and house committees on ways and means not later than December 31, 2019.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-154

EDU 154

Authorizing Deleading in Schools

Messrs. Tarr, deMacedo, Humason, O'Connor and Tran moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after section _ the following section:-

SECTION X. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, monies deposited pursuant to chapter 273 of the acts of 2018 into the Water Pollution Abatement Revolving Fund, established in section 2L of chapter 29 of the General Laws, may be used for public school deleading projects, including grants.”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-155

EDU 155

Finish Line Grant

Messrs. Tarr, Fattman and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after section _ the following section:-

SECTION  XX.  An Act establishing the Finish Line Grant.

Chapter 15A of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2016 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting, after section 16, the following new section:-

Section 16A. There shall be a Finish Line Grant Program to provide scholarships to cover the entire cost of tuition and fees for one year other than the first, in a program leading to an associate’s or bachelor’s degree at a Massachusetts public college or university. The scholarships will be available to residents of the Commonwealth in need of financial assistance whose family income is less than one hundred seventy five percent of median family income in Massachusetts.

The Department of Higher Education shall establish guidelines governing said program, which shall include but not be limited to eligibility requirements, selection criteria (such as acceptable grades and an academic plan for timely degree completion), and other guidelines designed to help meet the department’s goals, such as increasing overall student success and graduation rates, and lowering achievement gaps for high-risk students; provided, further, that no funds from this scholarship program may be used to pay the tuition or fees for any course or program offered or administered by a non-public entity and that no student shall be eligible to receive a scholarship from this program more than one time.

The funds for the program are meant to supplement and not supplant existing scholarship funds; funds for this program shall not be derived from existing financial aid programs the Commonwealth administers.

The department shall provide the Joint Committee on Higher Education of the General Court a report analyzing the usage, achievements and costs of this program, together with recommendations for its future, no later than 120 days following the program’s first year of operation.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-156

EDU 156

Unfunded Education Mandate Task Force

Messrs. Tarr, deMacedo, Humason, Fattman and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after section _ the following section:-

SECTION X. There shall be an educational mandate task force to review existing state mandates placed on public schools and districts in the Commonwealth. The task force shall consist of 11 members: the house and senate chairs of the joint committee on education, or their designees, who shall serve as the co-chairs of the task force; a member of the general court appointed by the senate minority leader; a member of the general court appointed by the house minority leader; the commissioner of elementary and secondary education, or a designee; and 6 persons to be appointed by the secretary of education, 1 of whom shall be selected from a list of 3 persons nominated by the Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents, 1 of whom shall be selected from a list of 3 persons nominated by the Massachusetts Association of School Committees, 1 of whom shall be selected from a list of 3 persons nominated by the Massachusetts Association of School Business Officials, 1 of whom shall be selected from a list of 3 persons nominated by the Massachusetts Secondary School Administrators’ Association, 1 of whom shall be selected from a list of 3 persons nominated by the Massachusetts Elementary School Principals’ Association, and 1 of whom shall be selected from a list of 3 persons nominated by the Massachusetts Administrators of Special Education.

The task force shall: (i) identify and review the state laws, regulations, and administrative directives that prescribe requirements for school districts, including those that require school districts to prepare and submit reports and data to the department of elementary and secondary education; (ii) develop recommendations to streamline, consolidate, or eliminate such mandates or reporting requirements that are not fully funded; and (iii) determine the total estimated cost of  said unfunded mandates on municipalities to consider those figures in the annual fiscal year budget.

The first meeting of the task force shall take place within 60 days of the effective date of this act. The task force shall file a report containing its findings and recommendations, including legislative recommendations, if any, with the clerks of the house and senate not later than 12 months following the first meeting of the task force. Prior to issuing its recommendations, the task force shall conduct at least one public hearing to receive testimony from members of the public


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-157

EDU 157

English Language Learning Programs in Gateway Cities

Messrs. Kennedy, Lesser, Welch, Montigny, Humason, O'Connor, Fattman and Tran and Ms. Lovely moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7027-1004, in line 10, by striking out the following: “not less than $250,000” and inserting in place thereof the following: “not less than $1,000,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-157-R1

Redraft EDU 157

English Language Learning Programs in Gateway Cities

Messrs. Kennedy, Lesser, Welch, Montigny, Humason, O'Connor, Fattman and Tran, Ms. Lovely and Mr. Cyr moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7027-1004, by striking out, in line 10, the words “not less than $250,000” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- “not less than $1,000,000”; and

in said section 2, in said item 7027-1004, by striking out the figure “$2,531,390” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$3,281,390”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-158

EDU 158

PACE

Mr. Moore, Ms. DiZoglio, Messrs. Eldridge, Crighton, Kennedy, Brady, Collins, Finegold, deMacedo, O'Connor and Cyr moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, by inserting after item 7518-0100 the following item:

“7518-0120 For state university and community college collaboration and efficiency efforts through the Partnership to Advance Collaboration and Efficiencies initiative…..$200,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-159

EDU 159

Bottom Line

Messrs. Moore and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7027-0019, by adding the following words:- “; provided further, that not less than $300,000 shall be expended for Bottom Line to provide college transition and college retention services for low-income or aspiring first-generation college students”; and by striking out the figure “$4,502,047” and inserting in place thereof the following figures:- “$4,802,047”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-159-R1

Redraft EDU 159

Bottom Line

Messrs. Moore and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7027-0019, by adding the following words:- “; provided further, that not less than $250,000 shall be expended for Bottom Line to provide college transition and college retention services for low-income or aspiring first-generation college students”; and

in said section 2, in said item 7027-0019, by striking out the figure “$4,502,047” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$4,752,047”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-160

EDU 160

Middlesex Community College STEM Building

Mr. Kennedy moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7516-0100, by adding the following words:- "provided, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the study and design of a STEM education facility at the Lowell campus of Middlesex Community College"; and by striking out the figure "$25,021,984" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$25,121,984".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-161

EDU 161

Early College

Mr. Moore, Ms. Gobi, Messrs. O'Connor and Humason moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7009-6600, by striking out the figure “$1,684,853 “ and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “ $4,000,000“.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-161-R1

Redraft EDU 161

Early College

Mr. Moore, Ms. Gobi, Messrs. O'Connor and Humason and Ms. Lovely moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7009-6600, by striking out the figure “$1,684,853 “ and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$2,500,000.”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-162

EDU 162

QCC Endowment Match Pilot Program

Mr. Moore and Ms. Gobi moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7066-0000, by adding the following words:- “; provided further, that not less than $500,000 shall be expended for an endowment incentive pilot program at Quinsigamond Community College”; and by striking out the figure “$3,737,171” and inserting in place there of the figure “$4,237,171”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-163

EDU 163

Recreation Worcester

Ms. Chandler and Mr. Moore moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7061-9611, by inserting after the words "school and community partnerships" the following:- “: provided further, that not less than $400,000 shall be expended for the Recreation Worcester program”; and in said item by striking out the figures “$2,676,923" and inserting in place thereof the figures "$3,076,923".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-163-R1

Redraft EDU 163

Recreation Worcester

Ms. Chandler and Mr. Moore moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7061-9611, by inserting after the words "school and community partnerships", in line 22, the following words:- “: provided further, that not less than $350,000 shall be expended for the Recreation Worcester program”; and

in said section 2, in said line item 7061-9611, by striking out the figure “$2,676,923" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$3,026,923".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-164-R1

Redraft EDU 164

Gang to College Pathways

Messrs. Collins and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, by adding the following words:- “; provided further, that not less than $135,000 shall be expended for a gang-to-college program to serve gang-involved youth from high-crime areas in the city of Boston enrolled in college pathway programs; provided further, that the funds shall be matched 2-to-1 by private funds”; and

in said section 2, in said item 7027-0019, by striking out the figure “$4,502,047” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$4,637,047”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-164-R2

2nd Redraft EDU 164

Gang to College Pathways

Messrs. Collins and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7027-0019, by adding the following words:- “; provided further, that not less than $135,000 shall be expended for a gang-to-college program to serve gang-involved youth from high-crime areas in the city of Boston enrolled in college pathway programs; provided further, that the funds shall be matched 2-to-1 by private funds”; and

in said section 2, in said item 7027-0019, by striking out the figure “$4,502,047” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$4,637,047”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-164

EDU 164

Gang to College Pathways

Messrs. Collins and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, by inserting after item 7066-0025 the following new item:

"7066-0040 For adult college transition services focused on low-income and entry-level workers; provided further, that not less than $135,000 shall be expended for a gang to college pilot program to serve gang-involved youth from high-crime areas in the city of Boston enrolled in college pathway programs; provided further, that the funds shall be matched 2 to 1 by private funds........$135,000".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-165

EDU 165

Eliminating Inequalities in Statewide Access to Enrichment

Mr. Collins, Ms. DiZoglio, Messrs. Finegold, deMacedo and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7061-9611, by inserting at the end thereof the following: ";and provided further that not less than $250,000 shall be expended to eliminate inequalities in statewide access to enrichment and co-curricular programming at Boston Children's Museum" and in said item by striking the figures "$2,676,923" and inserting in place thereof the following figures:-"$2,926,923".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-167

EDU 167

JFK Library Foundation Civic Education

Messrs. Collins and Feeney, Ms. Rausch, Messrs. Barrett, Eldridge, Lesser, Brady, Cyr, Timilty and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, by inserting after item 7010-1192 the following new item:-

"7010-1193 For grants to support civics education programs; provided, that not less than $500,000 shall be expended for the implementation of a program to support civics education learning opportunities in coordination with the John Fitzgerald Kennedy Library Foundation, Incorporated, that focuses on underserved communities across the commonwealth…... $500,000".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-168

EDU 168

STRIVE

Messrs. Collins, Brady and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7003-0150, by adding the following text:- ";and provided further that the Department shall expend not less than $400,000 for STRIVE FORWARD, a job- readiness program to be coordinated by the Justice Resource Institute to connect chronically unemployed adults with training, case management and job placement"; and in said item by striking out the figures "$500,000" and inserting in place thereof the figures "$900,000".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-169

EDU 169

Investing in the Commonwealth's Schools

Mr. Collins, Ms. DiZoglio and Mr. O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended by adding the following new section:

"Section XX. Chapter 70B of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2016 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out Section 7 and inserting in place thereof the following section:-

Section 7. There shall be a limit on the estimated amount of grants approved by the authority during a fiscal year. For fiscal year 2008, that limit shall be $500,000,000 and for fiscal year 2019, that limit shall be $750,000,000. For each fiscal year thereafter, the limit shall be the limit for the previous fiscal year plus the lower of the rate of growth in the dedicated sales tax revenue amount, as defined in subsection (a) of Section 35BB of Chapter 10, or 4.5 per cent."


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-170

EDU 170

Triangle

Messrs. DiDomenico and Crighton, Ms. DiZoglio, Messrs. Keenan, Collins and Welch moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7027-0019, by adding the following words:- “; provided further that no less than $100,000 shall be expended for Triangle, Inc.’s School to Career Program that connects special education students with disabilities in Greater Boston to careers and their local communities”; and by striking the figure $4,502,047” and inserting in place thereof the following figure “$4,602,047”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-171

EDU 171

Early Education

Messrs. DiDomenico, Welch, Brady, Collins and Crighton moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 3000-1020, by adding the following words:- “; and provided further, that not less than $300,000 shall be expended on transitional costs and other one- time quality improvements at Nurtury, Inc.”; and by striking out the figure “$39,143,053” and inserting in place thereof the following figure: “$39,443,053”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-172

EDU 172

Childcare program

Messrs. DiDomenico and Brady moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 3000-1000, by adding the following:-“provided further, that not less than $25,000 shall be expended for East End House in the city of Cambridge to support its childcare program”; and by striking the figure “$6,172,055” and inserting in place thereof the following figure “$6,197,055".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-173

EDU 173

Playground enhancements

Mr. DiDomenico moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 1599-0026, by adding the following:- “provided further, that $100,000 shall be expended to provide playground enhancements for the Whittier School in the city of Everett”; and by striking the figure “$4,750,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure “$4,850,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-174

EDU 174

Youth workers

Mr. DiDomenico moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7061-9408, by adding the following:- “; provided further, that not less than $75,000 shall be expended for a youth worker to reduce school violence in Chelsea Public Schools; provided further, that not less than $75,000 shall be expended for a youth worker to reduce school violence in Everett Public Schools”; and by striking the figure “$12,555,706” and inserting in place thereof the following figure “$12,705,706”.

 


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-174-R1

Redraft EDU 174

Youth workers

Mr. DiDomenico moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7061-9408, by adding the following:- “; provided further, that not less than $75,000 shall be expended for a youth worker to reduce school violence in Chelsea Public Schools”; and

by striking the figure “$12,555,706” and inserting in place thereof the following figure “$12,630,706”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-174-R2

2nd Redraft EDU 174

Youth workers

Mr. DiDomenico moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7010-1192, by adding the following words:- “; provided further, that not less than $75,000 shall be expended for a youth worker to reduce school violence in Chelsea public schools”; and

in said section 2, in said item 7010-1192, by striking out the figure “$100,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$175,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-175-R1

Redraft EDU 175

Music, Technology, and STEM

Mr. DiDomenico moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7010-1192, by adding the following:- “; provided further, that $75,000 shall be expended for music programming for Everett Public Schools; provided further, that $50,000 shall be expended for access to technology for students at the Everett Public Schools; provided further, that $100,000 shall be expended for a grant program for the Museum of Science to operate an engineering curriculum in elementary schools in the cities of Everett and Cambridge; provided further, that $75,000 shall be expended for the middle school after-school robotics program”; and by striking the figure “$100,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure “$400,000".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-175

EDU 175

Music, Technology, and STEM

Mr. DiDomenico moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7010-1192, by adding the following:-“; provided further, that $75,000 shall be expended for music programming for Everett Public Schools; provided further, that $50,000 shall be expended for access to technology for students at the Everett Public Schools; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for a grant program for the Museum of Science to operate an engineering curriculum in elementary schools in the cities of Everett and Cambridge”; and by striking the figure “$100,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure “$325,000".

 


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-175-R2

2nd Redraft EDU 175

Music, Technology, and STEM

Mr. DiDomenico moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7010-1192, by adding the following words:- “; provided, that not less than $75,000 shall be expended for music programming for public schools in the city of Everett; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for access to technology for students at the public schools in the city of Everett; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for a grant program for the Museum of Science to operate an engineering curriculum in elementary schools in the cities of Everett and Cambridge; provided further, that not less than $75,000 shall be expended for the Everett middle school after-school robotics program”; and

in said section 2, in said item 7010-1192, by striking out the figure “$100,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$400,000".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-176

EDU 176

Operation ABLE

Messrs. DiDomenico, Eldridge, Collins, Welch, Moore and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7035-0002, by adding the following:- "and provided further, that not less than $250,000 be expended for Operation A.B.L.E. of Greater Boston to provide basic workforce and skills training, employment services and job re-entry support to older workers"; and by striking the figure “$38,295,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure “$38,545,000”.

 


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-177

EDU 177

Safe and Supportive Schools

Messrs. DiDomenico, Eldridge, Lesser, Humason and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7061-9612, by striking out item 7061-9612 and inserting in place thereof the following item:-

"7061-9612 For the implementation of subsection (f) of section 1P of chapter 69 of the General Laws to create safe and supportive school environments; provided, that funds shall be expended for the safe and supportive schools grant program and for a full-time staff member devoted to carrying out the responsibilities as provided in said subsection (f) of said section 1P of said chapter 69; provided further, that funds shall be expended for statewide and regional conferences, expert technological assistance in upgrading the usability of the online self-assessment tool and an evaluation of the grant program; provided further, that funds shall be expended for leadership summits to assist superintendents and principals with developing safe and supportive school and district cultures; provided further, that grants shall be awarded to school and school district teams that create school-wide action plans based on all the elements of the safe and supportive schools framework and self-assessment tool; provided further, that schools receiving continuation grants to implement school-wide action plans shall incorporate such action plans into their school improvement plans developed under section 1I of chapter 69 of the General Laws; provided further, that grant awards shall be allocated by the department to schools and school districts by November 1, 2019; provided further, that not less than $200,000 shall be expended in order to leverage preexisting investments and establish an infrastructure to facilitate coordination of school and community-based resources including, but not limited to, social services, youth development and health and mental health resources in accordance with research-based practices for integrating student supports; provided further, that the department shall report to the joint committee on education and the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than October 1, 2019 on the results of such facilitation and coordination efforts in the prior fiscal year; provided further, that districts shall create district plans that support recipient schools; and provided further, that any unexpended funds in this item shall not revert but shall be made available for the purposes of this item until June 30, 2021.............................................................$700,000".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-178

EDU 178

LIFT Fund

Messrs. Tarr, deMacedo and Fattman moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after SECTION _ the following new section:-

"SECTION _ . Chapter 10 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after section 35LLL the following section:-

Section 35MMM. Learning Innovation for Tomorrow Fund

Section 35MMM. There shall be established and set upon the books of the commonwealth a separate fund to be known as the Learning Innovation for Tomorrow (LIFT) fund, whose purpose shall be to finance the development and implementation of the recommendations of the foundation budget review commission as established under chapter 165 of the acts of 2014, without regard or preference to any particular geographic location or region of the commonwealth.

Amounts shall be credited to the fund pursuant to clause (i), (ii) and (iii) of this section, provided that the fund may be supplemented through appropriation from the general fund or other available sources including but not limited to any interest earned on monies in the fund; any funds from private sources including, but not limited to, gifts, grants and donations received by the commonwealth that are specifically designated to be credited to the fund, provided further that expenditure from the fund shall be made pursuant to a specific line item created to distribute funding by the Department of elementary, and secondary education.

Funds may be expended from the fund for the following purposes:

To fund the recommendations of the Foundation Budget review commission as established under chapter 165 of the acts of 2014 based upon the implementation schedule established under section 5B1/2 of chapter 29

In promulgating regulations to administer the fund, the department shall establish and monitor measurable benchmarks for progress and accomplishment, and shall report annually to the clerks of the house and senate, the house and senate committees on ways and means, the joint committee on education, and the secretary of education not later than December 31 of each year on the impacts of fund spending.

moves to further amendment by inserting after section __the following new section:-

SECTION_.(i). Section 64 of chapter 23k of the general laws as appearing in the 2014 official edition is hereby amended by striking out from line 6-12 the following:-“provided, however that 35 per cent of the funds received shall be appropriated for the purposes of higher education to supplement, not offset, any reduction in the general appropriation act from the previous fiscal year; and provided further, that any expenditures from the fund for K-12 education shall be used to supplement, and not offset, any reduction in line item 7061-0008 of the general appropriation act from the previous fiscal year’s general appropriation act” and inserting in place thereof the following:-“provided, however, that 40 per cent of the funds received shall be appropriated for the purposes of higher education and provided further, that 60 per cent of the funds received shall be appropriated to the learning education for tomorrow fund as establish under this act.

(ii). Section 10 of chapter 152 of the acts of 1997 are hereby amended by inserting in at the end of sub clause (iii) in clause (C) the following:- (iv) Not less than twenty million plus fifty per cent of surplus over required debt service to the learning education for tomorrow fund as establish under this act.

(iii). Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, prior to transferring the consolidated net surplus in the budgetary funds to the Commonwealth Stabilization Fund under section 5C of chapter 29 of the General Laws, the comptroller shall dispose of the consolidated net surplus in the budgetary funds as follows: (1) transfer 1/3 of the surplus, not to exceed $10,000,000, to the Massachusetts Community Preservation Trust Fund established in section 9 of chapter 44B of the General Laws; (ii) transfer 1/3 of the surplus, not to exceed $10,000,000, to the Massachusetts Life Sciences Investment Fund established in section 6  of the chapter 23I of the General Laws; and (iii) transfer 1/3 of the surplus, not to exceed $10,000,000 to the learning innovation for tomorrow fund

Moves to further amend by inserting after SECTION __, the following new section:-

SECTION_. Chapter 195 of the acts of 2014 are hereby repealed

Moves to further amend by inserting after SECTION __, the following new section:-

SECTION_. Chapter 395 of the acts of 2014 are hereby repealed

Moves to further amend by inserting after SECTION_, the following new section:-

SECTION _. Chapter 29 is by inserting after section 5B the following section:-

Section 5B½. (a) Annually, not later than January 15, the secretary of administration and finance shall meet with the senate and house committees on ways and means to jointly determine an implementation schedule to fulfill the recommendations filed on November 2, 2015 by the foundation budget review commission established in section 4 of chapter 70. The implementation schedule shall establish a foundation budget as defined in section 2 of said chapter 70 incorporating the categories of tuitioned-out special education rate, assumed in-school special education enrollment, low-income increment, low-income enrollment, foundation benefits, retired employee health insurance and English language learner increment; provided, however, that in the first year of the term of office of a governor who has not served in the preceding year, the parties shall determine an implementation schedule not later than January 31 of that year.

In determining the implementation schedule, the secretary of administration and finance and the senate and house committees on ways and means shall hold a public hearing and receive testimony from the commissioner of elementary and secondary education and other interested parties. The schedule may be amended by agreement of the senate and house committees on ways and means in any fiscal year to reflect changes in enrollment, inflation, student populations or other factors that may affect the remaining costs in the schedule. The implementation schedule may be included in a joint resolution and placed before the members of the general court for their consideration along with proposed legislation to execute and implement the schedule. The implementation schedule shall be subject to appropriation.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-179

EDU 179

Public School Military Mitigation

Messrs. deMacedo, Barrett, Humason and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, by inserting after item 7061-0029 the following item:-

"7061-0033   For a reserve to assist towns negatively impacted by shortfalls in federal impact aid for the education of children in families employed by the federal government on military reservations located within the towns’ limits; provided, that any grants provided under this item shall be expended by a school committee without further appropriation; and provided further, that not less than $125,000 shall be made available to the town of Lincoln to mitigate the costs of educating the children of retired-military families..................................... $1,425,000".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-180

EDU 180

Regional School Transportation

Ms. Gobi, Messrs. Kennedy, Tran, Moore, Lesser and Brady, Ms. DiZoglio, Mr. Humason, Ms. Comerford, Messrs. Fattman, Hinds, Tarr and Welch, Ms. Rausch, Messrs. Montigny, deMacedo, Cyr and O'Connor and Ms. Lovely moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7035-0006, by striking out the figure "73,856,506" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- " $92,320,633 ".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-182

EDU 182

Marine Biological Laboratory Cooperative Education Opportunities

Messrs. deMacedo and Feeney, Ms. DiZoglio, Messrs. Collins, Timilty, O'Connor, Moore, Cyr and Crighton moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7027-0019, by adding the following words:- "; provided further, that not less than $200,000 shall be expended for the co-op internship programs between local and regional schools and the Marine Biological Laboratory to promote professional experience, skills and knowledge related to life sciences, technology and the blue economy for high school and higher education students"; and by striking out the figure "$4,502,047" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$4,702,047".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-182-R2

2nd Redraft EDU 182

Marine Biological Laboratory Cooperative Education Opportunities

Messrs. deMacedo and Feeney, Ms. DiZoglio, Messrs. Collins, Timilty, O'Connor, Moore, Cyr and Crighton moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7027-0019, by adding the following words:- "; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the cooperative internship programs between local and regional schools and the Marine Biological Laboratory to promote professional experience, skills and knowledge related to life sciences, technology and the blue economy for high school and higher education students"; and

in said section 2, in said item 7027-0019, by striking out the figure "$4,502,047" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$4,602,047".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-182-R1

Redraft EDU 182

Marine Biological Laboratory Cooperative Education Opportunities

Messrs. deMacedo and Feeney, Ms. DiZoglio, Messrs. Collins, Timilty, O'Connor, Moore, Cyr and Crighton moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7027-0019, by adding the following words:- "; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the co-op internship programs between local and regional schools and the Marine Biological Laboratory to promote professional experience, skills and knowledge related to life sciences, technology and the blue economy for high school and higher education students"; and

by striking out the figure "$4,502,047" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$4,602,047".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-183

EDU 183

Washington Center

Messrs. Pacheco, deMacedo, Moore, Welch, Brady, Humason and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7070-0065, by adding the following words:- “; provided further, that not less than $300,000 shall be made available to provide financial assistance for residents of the commonwealth enrolled at public higher education institutions to participate in the Massachusetts initiative with The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars”; and by striking out the figure “$103,747,934” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$104,047,934”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-184

EDU 184

Mass Mentoring Partnership

Messrs. Crighton, Moore and Welch, Ms. DiZoglio, Mr. Eldridge, Ms. Jehlen, Messrs. Collins, Hinds, Brady, Finegold, Tran and deMacedo, Ms. Gobi, Mr. O'Connor and Ms. Comerford moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7061-9634, by striking out the figure "$750,000" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$1,000,000".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-185

EDU 185

Social and Emotional Learning

Messrs. Crighton, Moore, Welch, Brady, Timilty and O'Connor and Ms. Jehlen moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 3000-1020, by adding, in line XX, after the word  “courses” the following words:- “including social and emotional learning training for early education and school age programs”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-186

EDU 186

Plymouth 400th Anniversary Curriculum Improvements

Mr. deMacedo moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7010-0005, by adding the following words:- "; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the Plymouth Public Schools to develop and implement Massachusetts Chronicles School Kits, lessons, and a Massachusetts history book for educators and students to contextualize Massachusetts history from before the landing of the Pilgrims to the current day"; and by striking out the figure "$12,297,752" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$12,397,752".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-186-R1

Redraft EDU 186

Plymouth 400th Anniversary Curriculum Improvements

Mr. deMacedo moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7010-1192, by adding the following words:- "; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the Plymouth public schools to develop and implement Massachusetts Chronicles school kits, lessons and a book on the history of the commonwealth for educators and students to contextualize the history of the commonwealth from before the landing of the pilgrims to the current day"; and

in said section 2, in said item 7010-1192, by striking out the figure "$100,000" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$200,000".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-187

EDU 187

Loan Forgiveness Task Force

Messrs. Tarr, deMacedo, Humason and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after SECTION ___, the following new section:-

“SECTION _. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, there shall be a special task force to review and report on the economic impact of loan forgiveness programs to ensure that college graduates stay, work, and build businesses in Massachusetts. The task force shall consist of 13 members: the house and senate chairs of the joint committees on economic development and emerging technologies and higher education or their designees, who shall serve as the co-chairs of the task force; a member of the general court appointed by the senate minority leader; a member of the general court appointed by the house minority leader; the executive director of the Massachusetts Workforce Development Board, or a designee; the executive director of the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative, or a designee; and 5 persons to be appointed by the secretary of labor and workforce development, 1 of whom shall be an employee of the commonwealth in the office of the secretary of labor and workforce development, 2 of whom shall be selected from a list of 5 persons nominated by the Massachusetts Business Roundtable, and 2 of whom shall be selected from a list of 5 persons nominated by the chancellor of the university of Massachusetts.

This task force shall: (i) identify and review the state laws, regulations, and administrative directives that prescribe loan forgiveness; (ii) identify the key labor sectors that would best benefit from grants and fellowships within the commonwealth; and (iii) develop recommendations to establish legislative procedures to provide funding, regulate, and grant loan forgiveness to eligible applicants.

The task force shall submit a report, including any draft legislation and regulations, to the clerks of the house and representatives and the senate within 12 months of the passage of this act."


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-188

EDU 188

Student Loan Deduction Study

Messrs. Tarr, deMacedo, Humason, Fattman and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after SECTION ___the following section:-

“SECTION _. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, there shall be a special commission to study the feasibility and economic impact of changing the state tax code to allow for individuals to deduct the total amount of student loans paid in a tax year, including principal and interest, as opposed to only allowing the deduction of interest up to $2,500. The commission shall consist of the chairs of the joint committee on revenue; the speaker of the House of Representatives or his designee; the president of the senate or his designee; the minority leader of the House of Representatives or his designee; and the minority leader of the senate or his designee. The commission shall submit a final report to the clerks of the house and senate and to the chairs of the joint committee on revenue no later than 1 year after the effective date of this act.”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-189

EDU 189

Promoting Student Loan Repayment

Messrs. Tarr, deMacedo, Humason and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after SECTION _ the following section:-

SECTION_. Paragraph (a) of Part B of section 3 of chapter 62 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2016 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding the following subparagraph:- (20) An amount equal to the amount of student loan payment assistance received by an individual from their employer during the taxable year. For the purposes of this subparagraph, “student loan payment assistance” shall mean the payment of principal or interest on a qualified education loan, as defined in section 221 of the Code.”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-190

EDU 190

Outcomes-Based Contracting

Messrs. Crighton, Collins, O'Connor and Eldridge moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7035-0002, by adding the following words:- "provided further, that funds may be expended on phase two pay-for-performance contracts based on outcomes-based contract measuring and funding services that result in employment and wage gains, and which require bridge funding while final performance results are analyzed".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-191

EDU 191

More Than Words

Messrs. Barrett and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7027-0019, by adding the following words:- “; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for More Than Words, Inc. to support its vocational program for system-involved youth”; and by striking out the figure “$4,502,047” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$4,552,047”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-193

EDU 193

Educational Unfunded Mandate Task Force

Messrs. Tarr, Humason and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after section__, the following section:-

"SECTION __. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary there shall be an educational mandate task force to review existing state mandates placed on public schools and districts in the Commonwealth. The task force shall consist of 11 members: the house and senate chairs of the joint committee on education, or their designees, who shall serve as the co-chairs of the task force; a member of the general court appointed by the senate minority leader; a member of the general court appointed by the house minority leader; the commissioner of elementary and secondary education, or a designee; and 6 persons to be appointed by the secretary of education, 1 of whom shall be selected from a list of 3 persons nominated by the Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents, 1 of whom shall be selected from a list of 3 persons nominated by the Massachusetts Association of School Committees, 1 of whom shall be selected from a list of 3 persons nominated by the Massachusetts Association of School Business Officials, 1 of whom shall be selected from a list of 3 persons nominated by the Massachusetts Secondary School Administrators’ Association, 1 of whom shall be selected from a list of 3 persons nominated by the Massachusetts Elementary School Principals’ Association, and 1 of whom shall be selected from a list of 3 persons nominated by the Massachusetts Administrators of Special Education.

The task force shall: (i) identify and review the state laws, regulations, and administrative directives that prescribe requirements for school districts, including those that require school districts to prepare and submit reports and data to the department of elementary and secondary education (ii) develop recommendations to streamline, consolidate, or eliminate such mandates or reporting requirements that are not fully funded and (iii) determine the total estimated cost of  said unfunded mandates on municipalities to consider those figures in the annual fiscal year budget.

The first meeting of the task force shall take place within 60 days of the effective date of this act. The task force shall file a report containing its findings and recommendations, including legislative recommendations, if any, with the clerks of the house and senate not later than 12 months following the first meeting of the task force. Prior to issuing its recommendations, the task force shall conduct at least one public hearing to receive testimony from members of the public."


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-194

EDU 194

Special Education Services Delivery Study

Messrs. Tarr, deMacedo, Tran, Humason, Fattman and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after section__, the following section:-

“SECTION__. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary the department of elementary and secondary education in partnership with one or more Massachusetts institutions of higher learning, local educational authorities and private educational providers, shall study the delivery of special education services in the commonwealth pursuant to chapter 71B of the General Laws and all applicable federal laws, including the Individuals with Disabilities Educational Act of 1990.

Said study shall include a comprehensive evaluation of existing and potential models for providing special education, and the associated costs and benefits, including but not limited to the costs of personnel compensation, transportation, housing and assistive technologies. Said study shall also seek to identify means by which services and instruction may be provided in a proactive manner, without the requirement or need for an individual education plan, but so as to maximize learning progress in local educational settings.

Said study, together with any legislative recommendations, shall be filed with the joint committee on education and the clerks of the senate and the house of representatives not later than May 1, 2020.”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-194-R1

Redraft EDU 194

Special Education Services Delivery Study

Messrs. Tarr, deMacedo, Tran, Humason, Fattman and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after section 75 the following section:-

“SECTION 75A. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the department of elementary and secondary education, in partnership with at least 1 public institution of higher education, local educational authorities and private educational providers, shall study the delivery of education and services for students with disabilities pursuant to chapter 71B of the General Laws and all applicable federal laws, including the Individuals with Disabilities Educational Act of 1990 and section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, to provide an intersectional understanding of the current delivery of education and services for students with disabilities, best practices and appropriate placement and use for best practices.

The study shall include: (i) a consideration of the social and societal impacts on the diagnosis of students with disabilities including, but not limited to, race, ethnicity, gender, immigration status, parents’ education background and socioeconomic status; (ii) a comprehensive evaluation of existing and potential models for providing education and services for students with disabilities, in both inclusive in-district and out-of-district settings and the associated costs and benefits including, but not limited to, the costs of personnel compensation, transportation, housing, specialized services and supports and assistive technologies; and (iii) proposed means by which individualized instruction may be provided in an inclusive manner to all students. The department shall submit its recommendations, together with any proposed legislative necessary to carry those recommendations into effect, by filing the same with the joint committee on education and the clerks of the senate and house of representatives not later than May 1, 2020.”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-195

EDU 195

School Safe Drinking Water

Messrs. Tarr, deMacedo, Humason, Fattman, O'Connor and Tran moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting section __, the following section:-

Section _. Section 2 of Chapter 70B in the general laws is hereby amended by striking the “capital construction project” definition and replacing it with the following:

“any capital project, other than a major reconstruction project, for the construction, the enlargement or original equipping of any public schoolhouse in any city or town, or a project for the renovation or partial renovation of an existing structure for use as a schoolhouse; or the renovation or partial renovation of an existing schoolhouse; or the replacement of lead piping in or leading to any public schoolhouse or other school building.”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-196-R1

Redraft EDU 196

Urban Sustainability Center

Messrs. Barrett and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7100-0200, by adding the following words:- “; provided further, that funds appropriated from this item in fiscal year 2019 for maintenance and repairs at the University of Massachusetts extension at the Waltham center administration building in the city of Waltham shall not revert but shall be made available in fiscal year 2020”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-196

EDU 196

Urban Sustainability Center

Messrs. Barrett and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting the following section:-

 

SECTION X.  Any unexpended balances in item 7100-0200 of section 2 of chapter 154 of the acts of 2018 reserved for maintenance and repairs at the University of Massachusetts extension Waltham center administration building in the city of Waltham shall not revert to the General Fund and may be expended through the end of fiscal year 2020.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-197

EDU 197

Silver Lake School Improvements

Mr. deMacedo moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7010-1192, by adding the following words:- "; provided further, that not less than $75,000 shall be expended for the Silver Lake Regional High School to make building improvements"; and by striking out the figure "$100,000" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$175,000".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-198

EDU 198

Tierney Learning Center

Messrs. Collins and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7002-0010, by inserting after the word “Ashland” the following words:- ; provided further, that not less than $250,000 shall be expended for the Beacon Communities Charitable Fund, Inc. for the Joseph M. Tierney learning center;

And moves to further amend said item by striking out the figure “$2,303,456” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- $2,553,456.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-199

EDU 199

Edward M. Kennedy Institute

Messrs. Collins, Keenan, Brady, Feeney, Timilty and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7010-1192, by inserting after the word “projects” the following words:- ; provided further, that not less than $750,000 shall be expended for the Edward M. Kennedy Institute to expand civics education programming, including investments in curriculum and technology;

And moves to further amend said item by striking out the figure “$100,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- $850,000.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-200

EDU 200

St. Mary's Center For Women and Girls

Messrs. Collins and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7002-0012, by adding at the end thereof the following text:- "; provided further that no less than $250,000 shall be expended for a grant program to St. Mary's Center in Dorchester for the operation of workforce development and educational programming for women and girls."; and in said item by striking out the figures "$14,442,500" and inserting in place thereof the figures "$14,692,500"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-202

EDU 202

Civics Project Trust Fund

Ms. Chandler, Mr. Lesser, Ms. Rausch, Mr. Welch, Ms. DiZoglio, Messrs. Eldridge and Moore, Ms. Gobi, Ms. Jehlen, Mr. Crighton, Ms. Comerford, Messrs. Keenan, Collins, Hinds, Barrett, Cyr, Tarr, O'Connor and deMacedo moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, by inserting before item 1595-7066 the following item:

 

"1595-0115 For the Civics Project Trust Fund; provided, that funds shall be appropriated for the Civics Project Trust Fund to promote civics education in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts...............................$1,500,000"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-203

EDU 203

Lyme Disease PrEP

Ms. Chandler, Mr. Moore, Ms. Gobi, Messrs. Tran, deMacedo, O'Connor and Montigny moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, by inserting after item 7520-0424 the following item:

 

"7520-0425   For a pilot program at the MassBiologics division at the University of Massachusetts medical school to support Lyme Disease treatment research and development; provided, that the University of Massachusetts medical school shall transfer, not later than 3 years after the receipt of revenues from the sale or distribution of any Lyme Disease treatment developed as a result of this pilot program, the same amount as appropriated herein to the General Fund................................................... $863,200""


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-204

EDU 204

Child-care referral and wait list services

Messrs. Eldridge, Moore, Welch, Brady, Crighton and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 3000-2000, by striking out the figure “$8,675,311” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$9,430,541”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-205

EDU 205

METCO

Ms. Chang-Diaz, Mr. Feeney, Ms. Jehlen, Messrs. Barrett, Eldridge and Collins, Ms. Rausch and Mr. O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7010-0012, by striking the figure “$22,187,582” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$23,687,582”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-206

EDU 206

Teaching Financial Literacy

Messrs. Eldridge and Welch, Ms. DiZoglio, Messrs. Collins, Finegold, O'Connor, Feeney and Moore, Ms. Lovely and Ms. Chang-Diaz moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, by inserting after item 7010-1192 the following item:-

7010-XXXX For the implementation of a competitive grant program to school districts to support the implementation of the financial literacy standards in grades K-12 authorized by Chapter 438 of the Acts of 2018; provided, that the department of elementary and secondary education shall develop the criteria for grants; provided further, that grants shall be awarded to programs that: (a) include training and development programs to assist teachers in incorporating appropriate financial literacy concepts into classroom curriculum and (b) engage with a variety of organizations and leverage cost-sharing partnerships with local districts, private funders and non-profit institutions. ………… $250,000


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-207

EDU 207

One Family Scholars Program

Messrs. Eldridge, Moore, Collins, Tarr and O'Connor, Ms. DiZoglio and Mr. Welch moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7070-0065, by inserting the word “and” between the word “scholarships,” and the word “paraprofessional”, by striking the words “and One Family, Inc.”, by adding the following words after the year “2019”: “; provided further, that  funds  from  this  item  shall  be  made  available  for One Family, Inc. in an amount not less than $350,000”, and by striking out the figure “$103,747,934” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:  “$103,797,934.”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-208

EDU 208

Quality Rating Improvement System

Messrs. Crighton, Welch, Eldridge, Feeney, Brady, O'Connor and Moore moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 3000-1020, by adding in after subsection (vii) the following subsection:- "; (viii) $2,500,000 for the Department of Early Education and Care for technical assistance related to healthy eating and physical activity within the Massachusetts Quality Rating Improvement System to be offered to early education and after school providers engaged in QRIS"; and by striking out the figure "$39,143,988" in inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$41,643,988‬".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-209

EDU 209

Two-Generation Education Commission

Messrs. Eldridge and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after section _ the following section:-

SECTION XX. (a) There shall be a special commission entitled the Special Commission on Two-Generation Approaches to study and make recommendations concerning the implementation of two-generation systems in the commonwealth, as defined by focusing on creating opportunities for and addressing needs of both vulnerable parents and children together.

(b) For the purposes of this commission, a “Two-Generation Approach” shall mean an anti-poverty strategy aimed at reducing chronic, multi-generational family poverty by getting better outcomes for the child, parents, and community simultaneously. The commission shall: (1) measure and account for outcomes for both children and their parents; (2) engage and listen to the voice of families; (3) foster innovation and evidence together, (4) align and link systems and funding streams, (5) prioritize intentional implementation, and (6) ensure equity.

(c) The commission shall consist of the following: the co-chairs of the joint committee on children, families and persons with disabilities or a designee who shall serve as co-chairs; the co-chairs of the joint committee on education or designee; the commissioner of early education and care or a designee; the commissioner of elementary and secondary education or a designee; commissioner of the department of higher education or a designee; commissioner of the department of transitional assistance; secretary of labor and workforce development or a designee; secretary of housing and economic development or designee; 6 persons to be appointed by the commission co-chairs, 3 of whom shall be representatives of community-based organizations that have experience working with youth and families, 2 of whom shall be representatives of research, educational, and philanthropic institutions specializing in education including early childhood education, and 1 of whom shall be a representative of an organization with interest in two-generation approaches.

(d) The commission shall: (1) solicit information and input from service providers, families, educational institutions, and any other parties or entities the commission deems appropriate; review and identify best practices learned from similar efforts in other states and codify the core components of a model two-generation approach for parents and their children; (2) establish a two-generational school/employment readiness plan to promote long-term learning and economic success for low-income families by addressing intergenerational barriers to school readiness and workforce readiness with intensified workforce training and targeted education, coupled with related support services; (3) study and make recommendations for inter-agency resources and services and to best maximize existing state resources available to fund an expansion of two-generation approaches for parents and their children; (4) develop recommendations to measure and evaluate progress for both children and their parents through specified dual generation approaches that result in improved outcomes; (5) identify and make recommendations for a new and sustainable funding source for two-generation approaches; and (6) establish a definition for “Two Generation Approach” for the commonwealth.

(e) Members of the commission shall be named and the commission shall commence its work within 60 days of the effective date of this act. The commission shall report to the general court the results of its study, together with any draft legislation necessary to implement two-generation approaches in the commonwealth by filing the same with the clerks of the senate and the house of representatives and the house and senate chairs of the joint committee on education and the joint committee on children, families and persons with disabilities, not more than 365 days after the effective date of this act.

 


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-209-R1

Redraft EDU 209

Two-Generation Education Commission

Messrs. Eldridge and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after section 75 the following section:-

“SECTION 75A. There shall be a special commission to study and make recommendations concerning the implementation of a 2-generation approach that focuses on creating opportunities for and addressing the needs of both vulnerable parents and children together. The commission shall: (i) measure and account for outcomes for both children and their parents; (ii) engage and listen to families; (iii) foster innovation and promote evidence-based practices; (iv) align and link systems and funding streams; (v) prioritize intentional implementation; and (vi) ensure equity. For the purposes of this section, “2-generation approach” shall mean an anti-poverty strategy aimed at reducing chronic, multi-generational family poverty by achieving better outcomes for the child, parents and community simultaneously.

The commission shall consist of the following members or their designees: the chairs of the joint committee on children, families and persons with disabilities, who shall serve as co-chairs; the chairs of the joint committee on education; the commissioner of early education and care; the commissioner of elementary and secondary education; the commissioner of higher education; the commissioner of transitional assistance; the secretary of labor and workforce development; the secretary of housing and economic development; and 6 persons to be appointed by the co-chairs, 3 of whom shall be representatives of community-based organizations that have experience working with youth and families, 2 of whom shall be representatives of research, educational or philanthropic institutions specializing in education, including early childhood education, and 1 of whom shall be a representative of an organization with an interest in 2-generation approaches.

The commission shall: (i) solicit information and input from service providers, families, educational institutions and any other party or entity it considers appropriate; (ii) review and identify best practices learned from similar efforts in other states; (iii) propose a plan for a 2-generation approach to school and employment readiness that addresses intergenerational barriers with workforce training or targeted education and related support services; (iv) study and make recommendations for inter-agency resources and services and the maximization of existing state resources available to fund the expansion of 2-generation approaches; (v) develop recommendations to measure and evaluate progress for both children and their parents through specified 2-generation approaches; and (vi) identify and make recommendations for new and sustainable funding sources for 2-generation approaches.

Members of the commission shall be appointed and the commission shall commence its work not later than 60 days after the effective date of this act. Not later than 1 year after the effective date of this act, the commission shall report the results of its study, together with any draft legislation necessary to implement 2-generation approaches, by filing the same with the clerks of the senate and the house of representatives, the joint committee on education and the joint committee on children, families and persons with disabilities.”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-210

EDU 210

Steps to Success in Brookline

Ms. Creem moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7061-9611, by adding the following words:-  “; provided further, that not less than $25,000 shall be expended for Steps to Success, Inc. in the town of Brookline”; and by striking the figures “$2,676,923” and inserting in place thereof the figures “$2,701,923”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-211

EDU 211

"Ability to Benefit” Pilot Program

Mr. Tarr moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7511-0100, by inserting in the line item the following:-“provided, that not less than $100,000 shall be made available for the development and implementation of the Ability to Benefit pilot program, a career pathway program that partners Wellspring House, Inc. with North Shore Community College to integrate adult basic education with college-level coursework”; and in said item by striking out the figures “$23,122,174” and inserting in place thereof the figures “$23,222,174”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-213

EDU 213

Child Sexual Abuse Prevention

Ms. Lovely, Messrs. Tarr, Tran, Timilty, Feeney and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7061-9812, by inserting at the end thereof the following:- “; provided further that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for Massachusetts Citizens for Children’s child sexual abuse prevention programs; and provided further, that not less than $725,000 shall be expended for the Legislative Task Force on the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse” and by striking out the figures “$400,000” and inserting in place thereof the figures “$825,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-215

EDU 215

Mount Wachusett Community College Advanced Manufacturing & Tech Training

Messrs. Tran and Eldridge and Ms. Gobi moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7509-0100, by adding the following words:- "; provided, that not less than $150,000 shall be expended for the Mount Wachusett Community College advanced manufacturing and technology training program"; and by striking out the figure "$15,546,944" and inserting in the place thereof the following figure:- "$15,696,944".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-216-R1

Redraft EDU 216

Massachusetts Partnerships for Youth

Mr. Eldridge, Ms. DiZoglio, Mr. Kennedy, Ms. Jehlen, Messrs. Finegold, O'Connor and Tran moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7010-1192, by adding the following words:- “; provided, that not less than $300,000 shall be expended for the Massachusetts Partnership for Youth, Inc., to fund increased staff, including 1 additional presenter or coordinator and additional office space for staff members to expand programs for at-risk youth”; and

in said section 2, in said item 7010-1192, by striking out the figure “$100,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$400,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-216

EDU 216

Massachusetts Partnerships for Youth

Mr. Eldridge, Ms. DiZoglio, Mr. Kennedy, Ms. Jehlen, Messrs. Finegold, O'Connor and Tran moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, by inserting after item 7010-1192 the following item:-

"7010-XXXX For the Massachusetts Partnerships for Youth, Inc.:  provided, that this appropriation will be used to: (a) fund increased staff, including one additional presenter or coordinator; and (b) fund additional office space for additional staff members, to help expand their programs for at-risk youth in the commonwealth……………………………….$300,000"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-217

EDU 217

Reading Recovery

Messrs. Tarr, Welch and deMacedo, Ms. DiZoglio and Mr. O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7010-0033, by striking the figure $300,000 and inserting in place thereof the figure $600,000, and further, by striking the figure $2,055,419 and inserting in place thereof the figure $2,355,419.

 


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-218

EDU 218

MassGrant Support for State Colleges

Mr. Tran moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7070-0065, provided further, that not less than $16,300,000 shall be expended for additional MassGrant support for Massachusetts State Universities students"; and by striking out the figure "$105,400,000" and inserting in the place thereof the following figure:- "$121,700,000".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-218-R1

Redraft EDU 218

MassGrant Support for State Colleges

Messrs. Tran and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7070-0065, by adding the following words:- "provided further, that not less than $16,300,000 shall be expended for additional MassGrant support for Massachusetts State Universities students"; and by striking out the figure "$103,747,934" and inserting in the place thereof the following figure:- "$120,047,934".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-219-R1

Redraft EDU 219

After-School and Out-of-School Programs

Messrs. Tran and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7061-9611, by striking out the figure "$2,676,923" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$4,176,923"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-219

EDU 219

After-School and Out-of-School Programs

Mr. Tran moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7061-9611, by striking out the figure "$2,676,923" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "3,176,923".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-221

EDU 221

MWCC STEM Program

Messrs. Tran and Eldridge and Ms. Gobi moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7509-0100, by adding the following words:- "; provided that not less than $100,000 shall be allocated to expand STEM resources and program offerings to support careers in engineering and manufacturing by offering industry standard supports for CAD/COMSOL at Mount Wachusett Community College"; and by striking the figure "$15,546,944" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$14,646,944"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-221-R2

2nd Redraft EDU 221

MWCC STEM Program

Messrs. Tran and Eldridge and Ms. Gobi moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7110-0100, by adding the following words:- "; provided, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the development of the IdeaLab business entrepreneurship center";  by striking out the figure "$31,909,925" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$32,009,925";

in said section 2, in item 7509-0100, by adding the following words:- "; provided, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended to expand science, technology, engineering and mathematics resources and program offerings to support careers in engineering and manufacturing by offering industry standard supports for CAD/COMSOL at Mount Wachusett Community College"; and by striking out the figure "$15,546,944" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$15,646,944".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-221-R1

Redraft EDU 221

MWCC STEM Program

Messrs. Tran and Eldridge and Ms. Gobi moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7509-0100, by adding the following words:- "; provided that not less than $100,000 shall be allocated to expand STEM resources and program offerings to support careers in engineering and manufacturing by offering industry standard supports for CAD/COMSOL at Mount Wachusett Community College"; and by striking the figure "$15,546,944" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$14,646,944"; and moved further that the proposed new text be further amended by inserting in section 2, in line 7110-0100, by adding the following words:- "provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended to Fitchburg State University for the development of the Idealab business entrepreneurship center"; and by striking the figure "$31,909,925" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$32,009,925".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-222

EDU 222

LEAP for Education

Ms. Lovely, Messrs. Crighton, Finegold and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7061-9611, by inserting at the end thereof the following:- “; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for LEAP for Education to provide middle and high school students with academic enrichment and post-secondary and career readiness” and by striking out the figures "$2,676,923" and inserting in place thereof the figures:- “$2,776,923”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-222-R1

Redraft EDU 222

LEAP for Education

Ms. Lovely, Messrs. Crighton, Finegold and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7061-9611, by adding the following words:- “; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for LEAP for Education, Inc. to provide middle and high school students with academic enrichment and post-secondary and career readiness”; and

in said section 2, in said item 7061-9611, by striking out the figure "$2,676,923" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$2,726,923”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-223-R1

Redraft EDU 223

Karing 4 Kids

Mr. Tran moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7053-1925, by adding the following words:- “; provided further, that not less than $20,000 shall be expended to Karing 4 Kidz in the city of Fitchburg to reduce food insecurity among school children”; and

in said section 2, in said item 7053-1925, by striking out the figure “$4,566,445” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$4,586,445”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-223

EDU 223

Karing 4 Kids

Mr. Tran moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7053-1925, by adding the following words:- "provided further that not less that $20,000 shall be expended to Karing 4 Kids in the City of Fitchburg for efforts to reduce food insecurity for less fortunate school children"; and by striking the figure "$4,566,445" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$4,586,445".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-224-R1

Redraft EDU 224

Parent-Child Home Program

Ms. Lovely, Messrs. Welch and Moore, Ms. Gobi, Messrs. Brady, Hinds, Crighton and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 3000-7050, by adding the following:- “; provided further, that not less than $300,000 more than fiscal year 2019 shall be expended on the parent-child home program”; and

in said section 2, in said item 3000-7050, by striking out the figure "$13,442,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$14,042,000".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-224

EDU 224

Parent-Child Home Program

Ms. Lovely, Messrs. Welch and Moore, Ms. Gobi, Messrs. Brady, Hinds, Crighton and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 3000-7050, by inserting at the end thereof the following:- “; provided further, that not less than $500,000 more than fiscal year 2019 shall be expended on said parent-child home program”; and in said Section 2, in said item 3000-7050, by striking out the figures "$14,938,152” and inserting in place thereof the figures:- "$15,438,152".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-226

EDU 226

Cape Verdean Association

Mr. Collins moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7003-1206, by adding at the end thereof the following text:- “; provided, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for Cape Verdean Association of Boston to support outreach to immigrants in the Roxbury and Dorchester areas of Boston; and in said item by striking out the figures "$1,400,000" and inserting in place thereof the figures "$1,500,000".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-226-R1

Redraft EDU 226

Cape Verdean Association

Mr. Collins moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7004-0099, by adding the following words:- “; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for Cape Verdean Association of Boston to support outreach to immigrants in the Roxbury and Dorchester sections of the city of Boston”; and

in said section 2, in said item 7004-0099, by striking out the figure "$7,118,021" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$7,218,021".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-227

EDU 227

Bay State Reading Institute

Ms. Lovely, Mr. Humason, Ms. Gobi, Messrs. Tarr and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7010-0033, by striking out the words “provided further, that not less than $339,500 shall be expended for the Bay State Reading Institute, also known as Momenta” and inserting in place thereof the following:- “provided further, that not less than $779,500 shall be expended for Bay State Reading Institute, also called Momenta; provided further, that funds provided to Bay State Reading Institute, may be expended through June 30, 2021” and in said item by striking out the figures "$2,055,419" and inserting in place thereof the figures "$2,495,419".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-229

EDU 229

UMass Centers and Institutes

Messrs. Collins and Montigny moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7100-0200, by striking the following words:- "provided further, that if, as a result of extraordinary or unforeseen circumstances, the university deems it necessary to reduce funding to any of the institutions, the university shall issue a report detailing: (i) the reasons for the reductions; (ii) all steps taken to avoid the reductions including, but not limited to, the identification of other sources of existing funds, raising of new revenues and the pursuit of savings initiatives and efficiencies; and(iii) a mitigation plan to ameliorate the effects on students and university staff of the reductions, for which input from students and university staff shall be solicited; and provided further, that the report shall be provided to the joint committee on higher education and the house and senate committees on ways and means not less than 120 days before any funding reduction or institutional closure"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-230

EDU 230

Dorchester Youth Collaborative

Mr. Collins moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7002-0012, by inserting at the end thereof the following text:- ";and provided further, that not less $50,000 shall be expended on the Dorchester Youth Collaborative" and in said item by striking the figure "$14,442,500" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$14,492,500"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-231

EDU 231

Matching Program at Enrichment Center in Dorchester

Mr. Collins moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7008-0900, by adding the following:- "provided further, that no less than $100,000 shall be expended for a matching grant program to the Enrichment Center located in Dorchester"; and in said item by striking out the figures "$163,176" and inserting in place thereof the figures "$263,176".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-232

EDU 232

All Dorchester Sports League

Mr. Collins moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7061-9611, by adding the following:- “;provided further, than not less than $20,000 shall be expended for the All Dorchester Sports League, Inc.”; and in said item by striking out the figure “$3,576,923” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$3,596,923”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-233

EDU 233

New Democracy Coalition Civics Education

Mr. Collins moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7010-1192, by adding the following text:- "; provided further, that not less than $25,000 shall be expended to the New Democracy Coalition of Massachusetts, Inc., for civic education curriculum and youth programming related to the work of the late Dr. Martin Luther King" and in said item by striking the figure "$100,000" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$125,000"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-233-R1

Redraft EDU 233

New Democracy Coalition Civics Education

Mr. Collins moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7010-1192, by adding the following words:- "; provided, that not less than $30,000 shall be expended to the New Democracy Coalition of Massachusetts, Inc., for civic education curriculum and youth programming related to the work of the late Dr. Martin Luther King"; and

in said section 2, in said item 7010-1192, by striking out the figure "$100,000" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$130,000".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-234

EDU 234

YOFES

Mr. Collins moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7061-9611, by adding the following text:- "; provided further, that not less than $25,000 shall be expended for  Youth and Family Enrichment Services, Inc., in the Hyde Park section of the city of Boston to provide after-school academic enrichment for area youth" and in said item by striking the figure "$2,676,923" and inserting in place thereof the following figures:- "$2,701,923"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-235

EDU 235

Boston Scholar Athletes

Messrs. Collins and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7061-9611, by adding the following text:- "provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for Scholar Athletes, Inc., for its athletic and professional training programming" and in said item by striking the figure "$2,676,923" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$2,776,923".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-235-R1

Redraft EDU 235

Boston Scholar Athletes

Messrs. Collins and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7061-9611, by adding the following words:- "; provided further, that not less than $75,000 shall be expended for Scholar Athletes, Inc. for its athletic and professional training programming"; and

in said section 2, in said item 7061-9611, by striking the figure "$2,676,923" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$2,751,923".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-236

EDU 236

Project DEEP

Mr. Collins moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7061-9611, by adding the following text:-"and provided further that not less than $20,000 shall be expended to Project DEEP for education enrichment programs in Dorchester" and in said item by striking the figure "$2,676,923" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$2,696,923".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-238

EDU 238

Children's Trust Fund

Messrs. Rush, Moore, Collins, Timilty, Hinds, O'Connor and Montigny moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 3000-7000, by striking out the figure “$14,938,152” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$19,538,152”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-239

EDU 239

Non-Resident Pupil Transportation

Messrs. deMacedo, Moore, Tarr, Fattman, Cyr, Humason and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7035-0007, by striking out the figure "250,000" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$3,486,000".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-240

EDU 240

Beyond Soccer

Mr. Finegold moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7061-9611, by adding the following words:- "; provided further, that $50,000 shall be allocated to Beyond Soccer, Inc. to provide innovative health, athletic and leadership programming for low-income youth in the city of Lawrence"; and by striking out the figure "$2,676,923" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$2,726,923".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-241

EDU 241

Camp Pohelo

Mr. Finegold moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7010-0005, by adding the following words:- “; provided further, that $25,000 shall be expended for the operation of Camp Pohelo in the town of Tewksbury”; and by striking out the figure "$12,297,752” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$12,322,752.”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-241-R1

Redraft EDU 241

Camp Pohelo

Mr. Finegold moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7061-9611, by adding the following words:- “; provided further, that $25,000 shall be expended for the operation of Camp Pohelo in the town of Tewksbury”; and

in said section 2, in said item 7061-9611, by striking out the figure "$2,676,923” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$2,701,923.”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-242

EDU 242

Pre-school Expansion Grants to Close the Achievement Gap

Messrs. Finegold, Welch, Moore, Feeney, Lesser, Eldridge and Brady, Ms. DiZoglio, Mr. Tran, Ms. Gobi, Mr. O'Connor and Ms. Chang-Diaz moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 3000-6025, by striking out the figure “$5,000,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$15,000,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-243

EDU 243

ASOST Grant

Messrs. Crighton, Moore, Boncore, Timilty, O'Connor, Feeney and Montigny moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7061-9611, by striking out, in line __, the words “that funds shall be expended for the continued operation of a pilot data-sharing program designed to provide school districts with funds to partner with local community-based organizations and share identifiable student data to the extent allowed by law; provided further, that the afterschool and out-of-school time coordinating council shall conduct quantitative and qualitative analysis on the pilot data sharing program; provided further, that not later than June 30, 2019, the Massachusetts after-school and out-of-school time coordinating council shall file a report with the house and senate committees on ways and means on the effects of the pilot program on students participating in the programs partnered with the school districts” and inserting in the place thereof the following words:- “that the department shall fund the continuation of a pilot data sharing program designed to provide school districts with funds to partner with local community-based organizations and share identifiable student data to the extent allowed by law; provided further, that the grantee shall report on the effects of the pilot program to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than June 30, 2020”; and by striking out the figure “$2,676,923” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$4,721,923”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-244

EDU 244

Fundacion CEMDPCD

Mr. Finegold moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7010-1192, by adding the following words:- "provided further, that $15,000 shall be expended for programming conducted by Fundacion CEMDPCD to support, educate, and advocate on behalf of low-income parents of students with learning disabilities"; and by striking out the figure "$100,000" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$115,000".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-245

EDU 245

MSBA Funding

Messrs. Finegold and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after section ___ the following section:-

 

"SECTION 1. Section 35BB of chapter 10 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2014 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 7 and 8, the figure '1' and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following figure:- '2'.

SECTION 2. Section 2 of chapter 70B of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 29 and 30, the figure '1' and inserting in place thereof, in each instance, the following figure:- '2'."


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-246

EDU 246

"National History Day" Program Expansion to Engage Additional School Districts and Students

Messrs. Feeney and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7010-1192, by adding the following words:- ";provided further that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the Massachusetts Historical Society's National History Day program and its expansion to additional school districts and students in the Commonwealth" and by striking out the figure “$100,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$200,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-248

EDU 248

Early College and Career Pathways I

Messrs. Tarr, deMacedo, Humason and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7061-0008, by striking the figure “5,176,002,652” and replacing it with the figure “$5,176,942,335 ”

 


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-249

EDU 249

Journey into Education and Teaching Program

Ms. Jehlen, Messrs. Moore, Welch, Feeney and O'Connor and Ms. DiZoglio moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7010-0005, by adding the following words:-“; provided further, that not less than $150,000 shall be expended for the Journey into Education and Teaching program”; and by striking out the figure "$12,297,752" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:-"$12,447,752".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-249-R1

Redraft EDU 249

Journey into Education and Teaching Program

Ms. Jehlen, Messrs. Moore, Welch, Feeney and O'Connor and Ms. DiZoglio moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7066-0000, by adding the following:- “; provided further, that not less than $150,000 shall be expended for the Journey into Education and Teaching program”; and

in said section 2, in said item 7066-0000, by striking out the figure "$3,737,171" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:-"$3,887,171 ".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-250

EDU 250

Early College and Career Pathways II

Messrs. Tarr and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 3, by inserting in the second sentence of the third paragraph of Section 3 after the words “in the tables below” the following: -“; provided further that, in fiscal year 2020, students enrolled in approved early college and career pathway programs, so designated by the department of elementary and secondary education, shall be included as a separate enrollment category for purposes of calculating district foundation budgets. The rate for the early college and career pathway category shall be set at an amount $1,050 above the high school rate and the department shall distribute the total rate across the functional categories in a manner consistent with the categorical distribution in section 3 of House bill 1.”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-251

EDU 251

Jumpstart for Young Children

Ms. Jehlen, Messrs. Welch, Crighton, Timilty, O'Connor, Montigny and Tran moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 3000-1000, by adding the following words “; provided further, that not less than $150,000 shall be expended for Jumpstart for Young Children, Inc. to provide support to evidence-based early childhood education programs that promote language, literacy, and social emotional skill development for preschool children from under-served communities in the Commonwealth”; and by striking out the figure “$6,172,055” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$6,322,055”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-252

EDU 252

Assessment Consortium

Ms. Jehlen, Ms. Rausch, Ms. Chang-Diaz, Messrs. Kennedy, Fattman, Collins and Feeney moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, by adding after item 7061-9400 the following line item:

7061-9401 For the center for collaborative education; provided, that the center shall manage an alternative assessment pilot program that shall be administered under contract with the Massachusetts Consortium for Innovative Education Assessment; and provided further, that the consortium shall develop and pilot a comprehensive system for assessing student and school performance and issue an annual report that includes recommendations to the commissioner of elementary and secondary education and to members of the joint committee on education............$550,000.

 

 


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-253

EDU 253

North Shore Blue Economy

Mr. Tarr moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7008-1116, by inserting the following words:- ; “provided further that not less than $55,000 shall be expended on the North Shore Blue Economy initiative”

And by striking the figure- 585,000 and inserting in place thereof the following figure “640,000”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-255

EDU 255

State University Funding Formula

Ms. Gobi, Messrs. Moore, Brady and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, by inserting after item 7066-0025, the following item:

“7066-1400    For additional operational funding for state universities for efforts which advance the goals of the commonwealth vision project; provided, that funds from this account shall be distributed in accordance with the funding formula in line item 7066-1400 of section 2 of chapter 165 of the acts of 2014; provided further, that funding from this item shall be contingent upon approval of the funding formula by the board of higher education; provided further, that not later than March 2, 2020 the state universities shall report on the total balance in all budgeted and off-budget funds; and provided further, that the allocation of funds shall be approved by the board of higher education ......................................$2,624,536


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-256

EDU 256

State University Internship Incentive Fund

Ms. Gobi, Messrs. Moore, Brady, Kennedy and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7066-0000, by adding the following: “provided further, that $1,000,000 shall be expended for the state university internship incentive program established in item 7066-0000 of section 2 of chapter 139 of the acts of 2012; provided further, that the commonwealth shall contribute funds to each institution in an amount necessary to match private contributions in the current fiscal year to the institution's internship incentive program; provided further, that the commonwealth's contribution shall be equal to $1 for every $1 privately contributed to each university's board of trustees or foundation; provided further, that the maximum total contributions from the commonwealth shall be not more than the amount appropriated in this item; provided further, that funds from this program shall not result in direct or indirect reduction in the commonwealth's appropriations to the institutions for operations, scholarships, financial aid or any state appropriation and the department shall promulgate regulations and criteria for the program”; and by striking out the figure “$3,737,171” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$4,737,171.”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-257

EDU 257

Community Colleges - Full CBA Funding

Ms. Gobi, Mr. Moore, Ms. DiZoglio, Messrs. Eldridge, Crighton, Kennedy, Brady, Hinds, Finegold and deMacedo moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7502-0100, by striking out the figure “$11,688,698” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$11,731,194";

 

And further moves to amend said section 2, in item 7503-0100, by striking out the figure “$22,456,710” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$22,571,537";

 

And further moves to amend said section 2, in item 7504-0100, by striking out the figure "$13,133,518” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$13,239,041";

 

And further moves to amend said section 2, in item 7505-0100, by striking out the figure “$11,197,290” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$11,268,255";

 

And further moves to amend said section 2, in item 7506-0100, by striking out the figure "$21,677,699” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$21,818,767”;

 

And further moves to amend said section 2, in item 7507-0100, by striking out the figure “$17,115,277” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$17,191,141";

 

And further moves to amend said section 2, in item 7508-0100, by striking out the figure “$22,774,853” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$22,882,692";

 

And further moves to amend said section 2, in item 7509-0100, by striking out the figure “$15,546,944” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$15,637,479";

 

And further moves to amend said section 2, in item 7510-0100, by striking out the figure “$21,111,643” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$21,175,985";

 

And further moves to amend said section 2, in item 7511-0100, by striking out the figure “$23,122,174” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$23,272,105";

 

And further moves to amend said section 2, in item 7512-0100, by striking out the figure “$22,307,269” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$22,424,224";

 

And further moves to amend said section 2, in item 7514-0100, by striking out the figure “$26,842,839” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$26,957,619";

 

And further moves to amend said section 2, in item 7515-0100, by striking out the figure “$11,330,437” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$11,382,190";

 

And further moves to amend said section 2, in item 7516-0100, by striking out the figure “$25,021,984” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$25,116,940";

 

And further moves to amend said section 2, in item 7518-0100, by striking out the figure “$27,909,609” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$28,129,692";”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-258

EDU 258

Targeted Intervention & Expanded Learning Time

Messrs. Tarr, deMacedo and Fattman moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, by striking item 7061-9408 and inserting in place thereof the following:- For targeted assistance and innovation support to schools and districts; provided, that eligible grantees shall include schools and districts at risk of being, or having been determined to be, underperforming or chronically underperforming pursuant to sections 1J and 1K of chapter 69 of the General Laws, and schools and districts demonstrating innovative approaches that have improved student performance, including but not limited to partnerships between community-based organizations and school districts; provided further, that grants made under this item shall be awarded in coordination with the departments of early education and care and higher education; provided further, that funds shall be available for the expansion of empowerment zones or the establishment of innovative partnership zones in additional districts; provided further, that funds shall be available for the establishment of new School Leadership initiative through cohort-based training and coaching; provided further, that funds may be expended for grants to cities, towns and regional school districts, and Horace Mann and commonwealth charter schools for planning and implementing expanded learning time in the form of longer school days or school years at selected schools; provided further, that any school that received funding for planning and implementing expanded learning time in the previous fiscal year shall continue to receive support for a transitional period; and provided further, that appropriated funds may be expended for programs or activities during the summer months

$26,540,589

 

And moves to further amend the bill by striking item 7061-9412


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-259

EDU 259

Rural School Density

Ms. Gobi and Mr. Lesser moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7061-9813, by striking out, in line 5, the figure "21" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "35".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-260

EDU 260

South Shore Vocational Technical High School Career and Technical Program

Messrs. Keenan, Brady and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7027-0019, by adding the following words:- “; provided further, that not less than $250,000 shall be expended for costs associated with equipment upgrades for the Career and Technical Services program at the South Shore Vocational Technical High School”; and by striking out the figure "$4,502,047" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$4,752,047".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-261

EDU 261

FIRST Robotics Teams

Messrs. Keenan and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7061-9611, by adding the following words:- "; provided further, that not less than $250,000 shall be expended for grants to For Inspiration and Recognition of Technology and Science (FIRST) Robotics teams"; and by striking out the figure "$2,676,923" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$2,926,923".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-262

EDU 262

At-Risk Youth

Mr. Welch moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7010-0050, by adding the following words:- “;"provided, that not less than $25,000 shall be expended for Springfield Public Schools to continue proven, data-supported programming to address the needs of at-risk middle and high school students through mentoring, truancy prevention, and other interventions”; and by striking out the figure “$12,297,752” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$12,322,752”.

 


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-263

EDU 263

Childcare Resource and Referral Agencies

Messrs. Keenan and Welch, Ms. DiZoglio, Messrs. Moore, Eldridge, Crighton, Kennedy, Timilty, Montigny, Collins, deMacedo, O'Connor and Feeney moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 3000-2000, by adding the following words:- "; provided further that said agencies shall be funded at no less than fiscal year 2019 levels; provided further that not less than $1,000,000 shall be expended to reduce the child care resource and referral agencies subsidy management caseload ratios based on national ratio standards”; and by striking out the figure “$8,675,311” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$9,675,311”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-263-R1

Redraft EDU 263

Childcare Resource and Referral Agencies

Messrs. Keenan and Welch, Ms. DiZoglio, Messrs. Moore, Eldridge, Crighton, Kennedy, Timilty, Montigny, Collins, deMacedo, O'Connor and Feeney moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 3000-2000, by adding the following words:- "; provided further that said agencies shall be funded at no less than fiscal year 2019 levels; provided further that not less than $1,000,000 shall be expended to reduce the child care resource and referral agencies subsidy management caseload ratios based on national ratio standards”; and

in said section 2, in said item 3000-2000, by striking out the figure “$8,675,311” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$10,086,311”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-264

EDU 264

Rockland Public Schools English as a Second Language Program

Mr. Keenan moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7010-0033, by adding the following words:- "; provided further, that $35,000 shall be expended for an English language learner program for young children in the town of Rockland"; and by striking out the figure "$2,055,419" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$2,090,419".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-265

EDU 265

Craft Laborer Program for Gloucester, Peabody and Salem High School

Mr. Tarr moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, by inserting after item 7028-0031 the following item:-

 

"7035-0001 For the creation of a construction craft laborer program for students from Gloucester High School, Peabody High School and Salem High School provided said communities will provide a dollar for dollar match..........$279,000"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-268

EDU 268

Project Bread

Ms. DiZoglio, Mr. Eldridge, Ms. Gobi, Messrs. Tarr, O'Connor, Crighton and Moore moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7053-1925, by inserting after the word provided, the first time it appears, the words:-

“that not less than the amount appropriated in item 7053-1925 of section 2 of chapter 165 of the acts of 2014 shall be expended for a grant with Project Bread – The Walk For Hunger, Inc. to enhance and expand the summer food service outreach program and the school breakfast outreach program; provided further”; and

by inserting after the date November 15, 2018 the words:-

“provided further, that not less than $250,000 shall be expended for a grant for the Chefs In Schools Program, operated by Project Bread – The Walk For Hunger, Inc. to improve the health and quality of school meals for students;”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-269

EDU 269

Northern Essex Community College Matching Grants

Ms. DiZoglio and Mr. Finegold moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7070-0065, by adding the following: “provided further that not less than $200,000 shall be provided to Northern Essex Community College to support a matching grant for the Northern Essex Community College Promise Program benefiting graduating seniors from high schools in the cities of Lawrence and Haverhill who have participated in early college programs for the purpose of them attending Northern Essex Community College seeking to obtain their Associate’s Degrees from that school”; and by striking out the figure “$103,747,934” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$103,947,934”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-269-R1

Redraft EDU 269

Northern Essex Community College Matching Grants

Ms. DiZoglio and Mr. Finegold moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7070-0065, by adding the following:- “provided further that not less than $100,000 shall be provided to Northern Essex Community College to support a matching grant for the Northern Essex Community College Promise Program benefiting graduating seniors from high schools in the cities of Lawrence and Haverhill who have participated in early college programs for the purpose of them attending Northern Essex Community College seeking to obtain their Associate’s Degrees from that school”; and

by striking out the figure “$103,747,934” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$103,847,934”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-270

EDU 270

Wampatuck Elementary School

Mr. O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7010-1192, by adding the following words:- “; provided further, that $75,000 shall be expended to the Town of Scituate for repairs, renovations, and upgrades to the Wampatuck Elementary School”; and by striking out the figure “$100,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$175,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-271

EDU 271

Duxbury Orchestra Pit

Mr. O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7010-1192, by adding the following words:- “; provided further, that $50,000 shall be expended to the Town of Duxbury for costs and expenses associated with filling and repairing the orchestra pit in the Duxbury Performing Arts Center”; and by striking out the figure “$100,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$150,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-272

EDU 272

Community Music School of Springfield's Adaptive Music Program

Messrs. Lesser and Welch moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7010-1192, by adding the following words:- “; provided further, that $50,000 shall be expended for the Community Music School of Springfield's Adaptive Music Program in the city of Springfield”; and by striking out the figure “$100,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$150,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-272-R1

Redraft EDU 272

Community Music School of Springfield's Adaptive Music Program

Messrs. Lesser and Welch moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7010-1192, by adding the following words:- “; provided, that not less than $25,000 shall be expended for the Community Music School of Springfield, Inc.’s adaptive music program in the city of Springfield”; and

in said section 2, in said item 7010-1192, by striking out the figure “$100,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$125,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-273-R1

Redraft EDU 273

The Frederick E. Berry Institute for Politics and Civic Engagement

Ms. Lovely, Messrs. Humason, O'Connor and Pacheco moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, by inserting after item 7114-0100 the following item:-

“xxxx-xxxx For the Frederick E. Berry Institute for Politics and Civic Engagement at Salem State University; provided, that the institute shall promote public service and civic engagement through programs, educational opportunities and related events that offer inclusive and firsthand civic learning experiences for students ........................... $200,000"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-273

EDU 273

The Frederick E. Berry Institute for Politics and Civic Engagement

Ms. Lovely, Messrs. Humason, O'Connor and Welch moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, by inserting, after item 7114-0100, the following new item:-

“xxxx-xxxx For the Frederick E. Berry Institute for Politics and Civic Engagement at Salem State University; provided further that the institute shall promote public service and civic engagement through programs, educational opportunities and related events that offer inclusive and firsthand civic learning experiences for students ........................... $200,000".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-274

EDU 274

Square One Essential Childcare Services

Messrs. Welch and Lesser moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 3000-3060, by adding the following:-

"provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the Springfield Day Nursery Corporation in the city of Springfield." and in said item by striking out the figures  "$275,987,080" and insert in place thereof the following figure:- "$276,137,080".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-274-R1

Redraft EDU 274

Square One Essential Childcare Services

Messrs. Welch and Lesser moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 3000-1000, by adding the following:- "; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for the Springfield Day Nursery Corporation in the city of Springfield"; and

in said section 2, in said item 3000-1000, by striking out the figure "$6,172,055" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$6,222,055".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-275

EDU 275

Addiction Prevention Programs in Schools

Mr. Cyr moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7010-0005, by adding the following words:- “; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for Calmer Choice, Inc. for the development and support of anti-addiction programs in schools in districts including, but not limited to, Monomoy regional school district, Mashpee school district, Barnstable school district, Nauset regional school district and Dennis-Yarmouth regional school district”; and by striking out the figure  “$12,297,752” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$12,347,752”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-275-R1

Redraft EDU 275

Addiction Prevention Programs in Schools

Mr. Cyr moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7010-1192, by adding the following words:- “; provided, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for Calmer Choice, Inc. for the development and support of anti-addiction programs in school districts including, but not limited to, Monomoy regional school district, Mashpee school district, Barnstable school district, Nauset regional school district and Dennis-Yarmouth regional school district”; and

in said section 2, in said item 7010-1192, by striking out the figure “$100,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$150,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-276-R1

Redraft EDU 276

MCLA Gallery 51

Mr. Hinds moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, by inserting after item 7113-0100 the following item:-

“7113-0101 For Gallery 51 at the Berkshire Cultural Resource Center in the city of North Adams to be administered by the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts…$50,000".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-276

EDU 276

MCLA Gallery 51

Mr. Hinds moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, by inserting after line item 7113-0100, the following item:- “7113-0101 For Gallery 51 at the Berkshire Cultural Resource Center in the city of North Adams to be administered by the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts…$75,000".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-277-R1

Redraft EDU 277

Rural School Aid

Messrs. Hinds and Cyr, Ms. Comerford, Ms. Gobi, Messrs. Humason, Lesser, Montigny, deMacedo, O'Connor and Fattman, Ms. Lovely, Ms. Chang-Diaz and Mr. Tran moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7061-9813, by striking out the figure "$1,500,000" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$2,500,000".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-277

EDU 277

Rural School Aid

Messrs. Hinds and Cyr, Ms. Comerford, Ms. Gobi, Messrs. Humason, Lesser, Montigny, deMacedo, O'Connor and Fattman and Ms. Lovely moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7061-9813, by striking out the figures "$1,500,000" and inserting in place thereof the figures "$3,000,000".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-278-R1

Redraft EDU 278

Berkshire County Education Task Force

Mr. Hinds moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7010-1192, by adding the following words:- “; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for the Berkshire County Education Task Force, in collaboration with the department of elementary and secondary education, to establish a plan of action to develop a sustainable and efficient county-wide public education system”; and

in said section 2, in said item 7010-1192, by striking out the figure "$100,000" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$150,000".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-278

EDU 278

Berkshire County Education Task Force

Mr. Hinds moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7010-0005, by inserting at the end thereof the following:- "; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the Berkshire County Education Task Force to establish a plan of action to develop a sustainable and efficient county-wide public education system, provided that the task force shall collaborate with the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education"; and in said item, by striking out the figures "$12,297,752" and inserting in place thereof the figures "$12,397,752".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-279

EDU 279

Civics Education on Cape Cod

Mr. Cyr moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7010-1192, by adding the following:- “; provided further, that $30,000 shall be expended for the John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum for expansion of civics education programs on Cape Cod”; and by striking the figure “$100,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$130,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-280

EDU 280

Massachusetts School Building Authority

Ms. DiZoglio moved that the proposed new text be amended by striking the year “2015” in section 63, line 5, and inserting in its place the following year: “2014”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-281

EDU 281

Charter Reimbursements for Cities and Towns

Messrs. Collins, Humason and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7061-9010, by striking item 7061-9010 in its entirety and inserting in place thereof the following:-

7061-9010 For fiscal year 2020 aid to certain cities, towns and regional school districts of charter school tuition and the per-pupil capital facilities component included in the charter school tuition amount for commonwealth charter schools, as calculated under subsections (ff) and (gg) of section 89 of chapter 71 of the General Laws; provided, that notwithstanding said subsection (ff) of said section 89 of said chapter 71, or any other general or special law to the contrary, the per-pupil capital facilities component of the commonwealth charter school tuition rate for fiscal year 2020 shall be $938; and provided further, that if the amount appropriated is insufficient to fully fund all aid required by said section 89 of said chapter 71, the department shall fully fund the cost of such per pupil capital facilities component and shall prorate the tuition aid calculated under said subsection (gg) of said section 89 of said chapter 71............................................$113,000,000.

And by adding the following new sections:-

SECTION XX. Subsection (ff) of section 89 of chapter 71 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by inserting after the word “district”, in line 667, the following words:- , and a per pupil facilities component.

SECTION XX. Said subsection (ff) of said section 89 of said chapter 71, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by striking out, in line 738, the word “capital” and inserting in place thereof the following word:- facilities.

SECTION XX. Said section 89 of said chapter 71, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by striking out subsection (gg) and inserting in place thereof the following subsection:-

(gg) Funds appropriated by the commonwealth for charter school tuition assistance shall be expended as follows: (i) first, for reimbursement of the per pupil facilities component of charter school tuition; and (ii) second, for the transitional assistance and supplemental assistance as defined in this subsection, provided that said transitional assistance and supplemental assistance shall be prorated equally if sufficient funds are not appropriated to fully fund such assistance.

Any district whose total charter school tuition amount is greater than its total charter school tuition amount for the previous year shall be reimbursed by the commonwealth in accordance with this paragraph and subject to appropriation; provided, however, that no funds for said reimbursements shall be deducted from funds distributed pursuant to chapter 70. A district’s transitional assistance allowance shall be an amount equal to 100 per cent of the charter school tuition increase in the year in which the increase occurs, 60 percent in the year next following and 40 percent in the second year following.

For  a district’s whose net charter school tuition cost in any fiscal year exceeds 9 per cent of  its net school spending, the district’s  supplemental assistance shall be subject to appropriation, calculated as follows: (i) subtract the district's state school aid as a  percentage of the district's foundation budget from the total state school aid as a  percentage of the total state foundation budget, but not less than zero; (ii) multiply the  result by the foundation budget for the district's students attending charter schools; and  (iii) subtract from the result the amount of transitional assistance provided to the district.

SECTION XX. Notwithstanding subsection (gg) of section 89 of chapter 71 of the General Laws , as amended by section XX, in fiscal year 2020 any increase in appropriation above fiscal year 2019 levels, available for use as payments for transitional  assistance and supplemental assistance, shall be used to close equal proportions of the gap to full funding for both elements.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-282

EDU 282

Charter School Mitigation Payments

Ms. DiZoglio, Messrs. Humason, Welch and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7061-9010, by striking out the figures "$100,000,000" and inserting in place thereof the figures "$125,000,000".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-283

EDU 283

Student Loan Deferment for Young Parents and Families

Messrs. Fattman, deMacedo, Tarr, Tran and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after section _ the following section:-

SECTION XX. Chapter 15C of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2016 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding the following section:-

Section 30. As used in this section, the following words shall have the following meanings unless the context clearly requires otherwise:

“Newborn child”, a child not more than 6 months of age.

“Student loan”, a loan primarily used to finance education or other school-related expenses.

“Borrower”, a resident of the commonwealth who has received or agreed to pay a student loan or a person who shares responsibility with that resident for repaying the student loan.

The Massachusetts Educational Finance Authority, in consultation with the Office of the Attorney General, shall promulgate regulations and develop a program to allow for the deferment of student loans dispersed by the Authority by any borrower who is pregnant or who is a parent or guardian caring for or adopting a newborn child. Said regulation shall: (i) include a deferment period of not less than 6 months; (ii) require a birth certificate, adoption certificate, or appropriate documentation from a healthcare professional or primary care doctor; and (iii) be established no later than December 31, 2021.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-286

EDU 286

SkillsUSA

Messrs. O'Connor and deMacedo moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7027-0019, by adding the following words:- “; provided further, that $500,000 shall be expended to SkillsUSA Inc., a national 501(c)3 student organization, for the empowerment of young people through developing personal, workplace and technical skills grounded in academics”; and by striking out the figure “$4,502,047” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$5,002,047”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-287

EDU 287

Baby Geniuses

Mr. Humason moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 3000-6025, by inserting at the end thereof the following:- “provided further that no less than $320,000 shall be expended for  preschool expansion through the Holyoke Public Schools”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-288

EDU 288

Cyber School

Mr. Humason moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7010-1192, by adding the following:- "provided further, that not less than $87,500 shall be expended for improvements to technology in the Easthampton public schools”

and further, in said item, by striking the figure "$100,000" and inserting in place thereof the following:- "$187, 500"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-289

EDU 289

Schooner Ernestina-Morrissey

Messrs. Tarr and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7118-0100, by inserting the following:-";provided, that funds shall be made available for the operation and maintenance of the Schooner Ernestina-Morrissey; and provided further, provides a report with an accounting of the actual costs necessary for the operation and maintenance of the Schooner to the secretary of administration and finance, the secretary of education and the chairs of the ways and means committees by July 15, 2020"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-289-R1

Redraft EDU 289

Schooner Ernestina-Morrissey

Messrs. Tarr, Montigny and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7118-0100, by inserting the following:- “provided, that $500,000 shall be made available for the program development, operation and maintenance of the Schooner Ernestina-Morrissey; provided further, that no funds shall be expended in FY20 for the, operation and maintenance of the Schooner Ernestina-Morrissey until the Massachusetts Maritime Academy Board of Trustees votes to accept accepts delivery of the ship and provides an accounting of the amount necessary to fund related costs expected to be incurred in FY20 to the secretary of administration and finance, the secretary of education and the chairs of the ways and means committees; and provided further, that if the amount expended in FY20 for the program development, operation and maintenance of the Schooner Ernestina-Morrissey is less than the $500,000 made available, the remainder of that amount shall revert to the General Fund”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-289-R2

2nd Redraft EDU 289

Schooner Ernestina-Morrissey

Messrs. Tarr, Montigny, O'Connor and deMacedo moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7118-0100, by adding the following words:- “; provided, that $500,000 shall be made available for the program development, operation and maintenance of the Schooner Ernestina-Morrissey; provided further, that not later than July 15, 2020, the academy’s board of trustees shall submit a report to the secretary of administration and finance, the secretary of education and the senate and house committees on ways and means that shall include an accounting of the costs incurred for the operation and maintenance of the Schooner Ernestina-Morrissey”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-290

EDU 290

Mariner Training

Messrs. Humason and Feeney, Ms. DiZoglio, Messrs. O'Connor, Welch, Tarr, Tran, Boncore, Moore, Cyr and deMacedo, Ms. Gobi and Mr. Montigny moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7027-0019, by inserting at the end thereof the following:- "provided further, that $100,000 shall be expended to the Massachusetts Marine Trades Association to increase workforce development training opportunities and technical education in secondary and post-secondary schools for careers in the marine trades"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-291

EDU 291

Theater of Enchantment

Mr. Humason moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7061-9611, by inserting at the end thereof the following: ", providing further, that not less than $60,000 shall be expended for an arts integration program for Enchanted Circle of Holyoke to operate in the local public schools".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-292

EDU 292

Welcome Freshmen

Mr. Humason moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7010-1192, by inserting at the end thereof the following:- "provided further, that not less than $25,000 shall be expended for handicap accessibility, building and equipment upgrades at the Agawam Junior and Senior High Schools in the town of Agawam"

and further, in said item, by striking out the figure "$100,000" and inserting in place thereof the following:- "$125,000"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-293

EDU 293

School Zone

Mr. Humason moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7010-1192, by inserting at the end thereof the following:- "provided further, that not less than $25,000 shall be expended for classroom safety and security upgrades at the Woodland, Powder Mill and High School in the Town of Southwick; provided further, that not less than $25,000"

and further, in said item, by striking out the figure "$100,000" and inserting in place thereof the following:- "$125,000"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-294

EDU 294

Adult Basic Education

Messrs. Eldridge, Collins and Kennedy, Ms. DiZoglio, Mr. Feeney and Ms. Jehlen moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7035-0002, by inserting after the following words:-“provided further, that funds shall be expended to reduce the waitlist of students for English language learning services”

the following words:- “, to improve compensation and other working conditions, and to strengthen program infrastructure;”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-295

EDU 295

Recess

Mr. Humason moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7010-1192, by inserting at the end thereof the following:- "provided further, that not less than $15,000 shall be expended to Westfield Public School District for improvements to the playground at Highland Elementary School"

and further in said item, by striking the figure "$100,000" and inserting in place thereof:- "$115,000"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-296

EDU 296

Project X

Mr. Humason moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7115-0100, by inserting after "University" the following:- "; provided further that not less than $50,000 be expended for improvements to the biology laboratory in Wilson Hall"

and further in said item by striking out the figures "$29,465,599" and inserting in place thereof the following:- "$29,515,599"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-296-R1

Redraft EDU 296

Project X

Mr. Humason moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7115-0100, by adding the following words:- "; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for improvements to the biology laboratory in Wilson Hall"; and

in said section 2, in said item 7115-0100, by striking out the figure "$29,465,559" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$29,515,559".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-297

EDU 297

Adult College Transition Services

Ms. Creem, Messrs. Boncore and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, by inserting after item 7066-0025 the following item:-  "7066-0040 For adult college transition services focused on low-income and entry-level workers; provided, that funds shall be awarded competitively by the board of higher education to adult basiceducation providers, including local education agencies, community-based organizations, community colleges and correctional facilities with recognized success in bridging academic gaps of underserved populations and resulting in college entrance, retention and completion; provided further, that not less than $250,000 shall be expended for Jewish Vocational Services with a targeted focus on academic and coaching support for immigrants and refugees; provided further, that program awardees shall report to the department of higher education on attendees' successful transition to college and that the program shall deliver to the joint committee on education and the house and senate  committees on ways and means not later than February 17, 2020, an evaluation of the program and its impact on student achievement, particularly as it relates to closing achievement gaps; and provided further, that appropriated funds may be expended for programs or activities during the summer months...................................$500,000"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-298

EDU 298

Blackstone Valley Superintendents Consortium

Mr. Fattman moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2E, in item 1595-7066, in line 3, by inserting after the word “Laws” the following:- “and provided further, that not less than $25,000 shall be expended to the Mendon-Upton Regional School District for the purpose of funding the Blackstone Valley Superintendents Consortium’s collaborative STEM Initiative”; and

In said section 2E, in said item 1595-7066, by striking out the figure “$1,500,00” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$1,525,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-299

EDU 299

Athletes of All Abilities

Messrs. Fattman, deMacedo, Tarr and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after section _ the following section:-

SECTION XX. Chapter 71B of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2016 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after section 16 the following section:-

Section 17. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, any school age child with a disability shall not be precluded from participating in any school-sponsored interscholastic athletic or extracurricular activity.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-300

EDU 300

Douglas Schools Technology Upgrades

Mr. Fattman moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7061-9200, by adding the following words:- “; provided further, that not less than $45,000 shall be expended for technology upgrades for the Douglas School District in the town of Douglas”; and by striking out the figure “$578,231” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$623,231”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-300-R1

Redraft EDU 300

Douglas Schools Technology Upgrades

Mr. Fattman moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7010-1192, by adding the following words:- “; provided further, that not less than $45,000 shall be expended for technology upgrades for the Douglas school district in the town of Douglas”; and

in said section 2, said item 7010-1192, by striking out the figure “$100,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$145,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-301

EDU 301

Fiscal impact of charter schools

Ms. Jehlen, Ms. Gobi, Ms. Comerford, Messrs. Hinds, Welch, Feeney, O'Connor and Montigny moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after section XX the following section: -

SECTION XX. Section 89 of said chapter 71, as appearing in the 2016 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the word “application”, in line 294, the following words:- including, but not limited to the financial impact of establishing or expanding the charter school on the students and schools of the sending district or districts

SECTION XX. Section 89 of said chapter 71, as so appearing, is hereby amended by inserting after the word “criteria”, in line 296, the following text:- No charter application shall be approved before a report has been  presented to the board by the department on the financial impact to the sending district or districts.

SECTION XX. Subsection (gg) of said section 89 of said chapter 71, as so appearing, is hereby amended by adding the following 2 sentences:- Annually, not later than January 10, the department shall make a request to the general court for the full funding of this reimbursement  and the reimbursement calculated under subsection (ff). If the general court rejects the request to fund the reimbursement, the board shall not approve any application for a new charter school or  a charter school expansion in the following school year.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-303

EDU 303

Fully Fund School Transportation through Corporate Minimum Tax Reform

Ms. Comerford, Ms. Rausch, Messrs. Kennedy and Eldridge and Ms. Jehlen moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7035-0006, by striking out the figure “$73,856,506” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$92,320,633”;    

and further moves that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7035-0007, by striking out the figure “$250,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$3,318,567”;

and further moves that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7035-0008, by striking out the figure “$9,099,500” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$27,284,362”;

and further moves that the proposed new text be amended by adding the following sections:-

“SECTION XX. Section 39 of chapter 63 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2016 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out subsection (b) and inserting in place thereof the following:-

(b) A minimum tax as follows:

(1) If the total sales of the corporation in the commonwealth during the taxable year, as defined in subsection (f) of section 38, are less than $500,000, the minimum tax shall be $456.

(2) If the total sales of the corporation in the commonwealth during the taxable year, as defined in subsection (f) of section 38, are less than $1,000,000 but not less than $500,000, the minimum tax shall be $500.

(3) If the total sales of the corporation in the commonwealth during the taxable year, as defined in subsection (f) of section 38, are less than $5,000,000 but not less than $1,000,000, the minimum tax shall be $1,500.

(4) If the total sales of the corporation in the commonwealth during the taxable year, as defined in subsection (f) of section 38, are less than $25,000,000 but not less than $5,000,000, the minimum tax shall be $3,500.

(5) If the total sales of the corporation in the commonwealth during the taxable year, as defined in subsection (f) of section 38, are less than $50,000,000 but not less than $25,000,000, the minimum tax shall be $5,000.

(6) If the total sales of the corporation in the commonwealth during the taxable year, as defined in subsection (f) of section 38, are less than $100,000,000 but not less than $50,000,000, the minimum tax shall be $10,000.

(7) If the total sales of the corporation in the commonwealth during the taxable year, as defined in subsection (f) of section 38, are less than $250,000,000 but not less than $100,000,000, the minimum tax shall be $20,000.

(8) If the total sales of the corporation in the commonwealth during the taxable year, as defined in subsection (f) of section 38, are less than $500,000,000 but not less than $250,000,000, the minimum tax shall be $50,000.

(9) If the total sales of the corporation in the commonwealth during the taxable year, as defined in subsection (f) of section 38, are less than $1,000,000,000 but not less than $500,000,000, the minimum tax shall be $100,000.

(10) If the total sales of the corporation in the commonwealth during the taxable year, as defined in subsection (f) of section 38, are not less than $1,000,000,000, the minimum tax shall be $200,000.

SECTION XX. The provisions of subsection (b) of section 39 of chapter 63 of the general laws as amended by section XX shall apply to all taxable years commencing on or after January 1, 2020.”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-304

EDU 304

Franklin Public Schools Vaping Prevention Program

Ms. Rausch moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7010-0005, by inserting after the words “educational initiatives”, the following words:- “; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended to develop and implement a vaping prevention program in the Franklin Public Schools” and in said item by striking out the figure “$12,297,752” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$12,347,752".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-304-R1

Redraft EDU 304

Franklin Public Schools Vaping Prevention Program

Ms. Rausch moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7010-1192, by adding the following words:- “; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended to develop and implement a vaping prevention program in the Franklin Public Schools” and

in said section 2, in said item 7010-1192, by striking out the figure “$2,676,923” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$2,726,923".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-305

EDU 305

Marshfield Grad Nite Live

Mr. O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7010-1192, by adding the following words:- “; provided further, that $5,000 shall be expended to the Town of Marshfield for expenses associated with the organization and operation of Marshfield Grad Nite Live”; and by striking out the figure “$100,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$105,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-306

EDU 306

School to Career Connecting Activities

Messrs. Collins, Crighton, Kennedy, Lesser, Brady and O'Connor, Ms. Chang-Diaz and Mr. Tran moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7027-0019, by striking the numbers "$4,502,047" and inserting in place thereof the following number:- "$5,450,000"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-307

EDU 307

North Attleboro High School Technology Improvement

Ms. Rausch moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7010-1192, by adding the following words:- “; and provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended to furnish a Maker Space at North Attleboro High School” and in said item by striking out the figure “$100,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$150,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-308

EDU 308

Local Contribution Formula

Messrs. Humason and Fattman and Ms. Chang-Diaz moved that the proposed new text be amended SECTION X. Chapter 70b of the General Laws is hereby amended in section 10, as appearing in the 2016 Official Edition, by inserting, in line 3, after the words "per cent" the following:-

", provided that any school district which is subject to a receivership under section 1K chapter 69 may exceed 80 percent."


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-308-R1

Redraft EDU 308

Local Contribution Formula

Messrs. Humason and Fattman, Ms. Chang-Diaz and Mr. Lewis moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after section 75 the following section:-

“SECTION 75A. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the Massachusetts School Building Authority shall establish a pilot program to increase opportunities for capital improvements for certain districts that have: (i) experienced enrollment declines in each year between fiscal year 2013 and fiscal year 2019; and (ii) been placed under receivership by the department of elementary and secondary education pursuant to section 1K of chapter 69 of the General Laws.

Notwithstanding section 10 of chapter 70B of the General Laws and for the purposes of this program, the authority may allow 1 participating school district to receive all allowable incentive percentage points in determining a project’s grant percentage.”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-310

EDU 310

Homework

Mr. Humason moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7061-9611, by inserting at the end thereof the following: "provided further, that not less than $30,000 shall be expended to Homework House of Holyoke"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-311

EDU 311

Engineering Education

Mr. Boncore moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7061-9611, in the final line, by inserting after “prevention” the following: “; provided further, that not less than $75,000 shall be expended for a grant program for the Museum of Science to operate an engineering curriculum in elementary schools in East Boston.” and in said item by striking out the figures "2,676,923” and inserting in place thereof the figures "$2,751,923”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-312

EDU 312

Dennison Memorial Community Center

Mr. Montigny moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7061-9611, by adding at the end thereof the following:- “provided further, that not less than $80,000 shall be expended for the Dennison Memorial Community Center in the city of New Bedford for the purposes of educational programs to benefit financially disadvantaged children in New Bedford"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-313

EDU 313

Children's Access to Arts & Culture

Mr. Montigny moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7061-9611, by adding at the end thereof the following:- “provided further, that not less than $500,000 shall be expended for a 1-time grant program to be administered by the Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts, Inc. to (i) provide access to youth development, recreation, and arts and cultural programming for financially disadvantaged youth in the city of New Bedford, (ii) strengthen relationships among first responders and youth in the city of New Bedford, and (iii) expand after school and summer programs for financially disadvantaged youth in the city of New Bedford; provided further, that possible applicants to said grant program include nonprofit and public organizations in the city of New Bedford whose mission is to promote youth literacy, development and access to arts and cultural opportunities.”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-314

EDU 314

Youth Court

Mr. Montigny moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7061-9611, by adding at the end thereof the following:- “provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the Youth Court programs of New Bedford and Fall River to support juvenile diversion programs based on the principles of peer-led restorative justice”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-315

EDU 315

Job Readiness

Mr. Boncore moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7027-0019, by inserting at the end thereof the following:  “provided further, that not less than $75,000 shall be expended for a job readiness program at East Boston High School to be implemented by the National Youth Development Council, Inc” and in said item by striking out the figures "4,502,047” and inserting in place thereof the figures "$4,577,047”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-316

EDU 316

Powerplay Initiative of Wellesley

Ms. Creem and Ms. Rausch moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7061-9611, by inserting the following words:- “provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for Community Investors, Inc.’s the Powerplay Initiative of Wellesley in support of the expansion of an inclusive after-school and out-of-school-time recreational program at urban and suburban Massachusetts schools”; and by striking out the figure ”$2,676,923” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$2,776,923”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-318

EDU 318

Promoting Civic Education

Mr. Boncore moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7010-0005, by inserting at the end thereof ” the following new words: - “; and provided further, that not less than $150,000 shall be expended for the Boston Debate League for their after-school debate league program."; and in said item by striking out the figures “$12,297,752” and inserting in place thereof the figures “$12,447,752”.

 


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-318-R1

Redraft EDU 318

Promoting Civic Education

Mr. Boncore and Ms. Jehlen moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7061-9611, by adding the following words:- “; provided further, that not less than $70,000 shall be expended for the Boston Debate League Incorporated for their after-school debate league program"; and

in said section 2, in said item 7061-9611, by striking out the figure “$2,676,923” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$2,746,923”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-319

EDU 319

Charter School Reimbursement Formula

Ms. Comerford moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7061-9010, by striking out item 7061-9010 and inserting in place thereof the following item:-

 

"7061-9010 For fiscal year 2020 aid to certain cities, towns and regional school districts of charter school tuition and the per-pupil capital facilities component included in the charter school tuition amount for commonwealth charter schools, as calculated under subsections (ff) and (gg) of section 89 of chapter 71 of the General Laws; provided, that notwithstanding said subsection (ff) of said section 89 of said chapter 71, or any other general or special law to the contrary, the per-pupil capital facilities component of the commonwealth charter school tuition rate for fiscal year 2020 shall be $938; and provided further, that if the amount appropriated is insufficient to fully fund all aid required by said section 89 of said chapter 71, the department shall fully fund the cost of such per pupil capital facilities component and shall prorate the tuition aid calculated under said subsection (gg) of said section 89 of said chapter 71 ................................................................$100,000,000";

 

 

and further moves that the proposed new text be amended by adding the following section:-

 

"SECTION XX. Section 89 of chapter 71 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2016 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out subsection (gg) and inserting in place thereof the following subsection:-

 

(gg) Funds appropriated by the commonwealth for charter school tuition assistance shall be expended as follows: (i) first, for the payment of first year tuition for students previously enrolled in a private or parochial school or home schooled; (ii)  second, for the payment of tuition for siblings where required by paragraph (2) of subsection (i); (iii) third, for reimbursement of the per pupil facilities component of charter school tuition; and (iv) fourth, for the transitional assistance and supplemental assistance as defined in this subsection, provided that said transitional assistance and supplemental assistance shall be prorated equally if sufficient funds are not appropriated to fully fund such assistance.

 

Subject to appropriation, in the year of the increase the district shall receive 100 per cent of the transitional assistance allowance; in the year following the increase the district shall receive 60 per cent of the transitional assistance allowance; and in the second year following the increase the district shall receive 40 per cent of the transitional assistance allowance.

 

If a district’s net charter school tuition cost in any fiscal year exceeds 9 per cent of its net school spending, it shall receive, subject to appropriation, supplemental charter tuition assistance calculated as follows: (i) subtract the district's state school aid as a percentage of the district's foundation budget from the total state school aid as a percentage of the total state foundation budget, but not less than zero; (ii) multiply the result by the foundation budget for the district's students attending charter schools; and (iii) subtract from the result the amount of transitional assistance provided to the district."

 

 

 

 

 


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-320

EDU 320

Funding Low-Income Student Undercount

Ms. Chang-Diaz, Messrs. Feeney and Eldridge, Ms. Rausch, Messrs. Collins, Welch, Moore, Brady, Lesser and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, by inserting the following new line item:-

7061-XXXX. For transitional relief to local education agencies whose chapter 70 aid and tuition revenue has been significantly and negatively impacted by the change in low-income enrollment measurement; provided, however, that funds shall be distributed by the department not later than September 1, 2019; and provided further, that funds distributed from this item shall not be considered prior year chapter 70 aid and shall not be used in the calculation of the minimum required local contribution for fiscal year 2021…..$10,500,000


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-321

EDU 321

Breakfast After the Bell reporting

Messrs. DiDomenico, Tarr, O'Connor and Cyr moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7053-1925, by adding the following words:- "; provided further, that kindergarten to grade 12, inclusive, public schools that are required to serve breakfast under said section 1C of said chapter 69 and where not less than 60 per cent of students are eligible for free or reduced-price meals shall offer school breakfast after the instructional day has begun and the tardy bell rings, and provided further that the department of elementary and secondary education shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than September 1, 2019 the status of school district compliance with this requirement, including but not limited to all data regarding breakfast-delivery models utilized and participation rates."

 


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-322

EDU 322

New Bedford Girls STEAM Design Academy

Mr. Montigny moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7061-9611, by inserting at the end thereof the following: "providing further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the Department of Community Services in the City of New Bedford to support the after-school Girls STEAM Design Academy program."


Budget Amendment ID: FY2020-S3-323

EDU 323

Statutory Charter Tuition Reimbursement

Ms. Chang-Diaz, Mr. Timilty, Ms. Comerford, Messrs. Feeney and Eldridge, Ms. Rausch, Messrs. Collins, Tarr, Welch and Moore, Ms. Jehlen, Messrs. Brady and Kennedy, Ms. Gobi, Messrs. O'Connor, Montigny, Humason, Lesser and Keenan and Ms. DiZoglio moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, by striking line item 7061-9010 and inserting in place thereof the following:-

7061-9010. For fiscal year 2020 reimbursements to certain cities, towns and regional school districts of charter school tuition and the per-pupil capital needs component included in the charter school tuition amount for commonwealth charter schools, as calculated under subsections (ff) and (gg) of section 89 of chapter 71 of the General Laws; provided, that notwithstanding said subsection (ff) of said section 89 of said chapter 71, or any other general or special law to the contrary, the per-pupil capital needs component of the commonwealth charter school tuition rate for fiscal year 2020 shall be $938; and provided further, that if the amount appropriated is insufficient to fully fund all reimbursements required by said section 89 of said chapter 71, the department shall fund the reimbursements in accordance with the following priorities: (a) the per-pupil capital needs component; (b) the 100 per cent increase reimbursement; and (c) the 25 per cent increase reimbursements, by year, beginning with the most recent year…………..188,746,717

and by inserting after section __ the following new sections:-

SECTION XX. Section 38 of chapter 63 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2016 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out subsection (c) and inserting in place thereof the following subsection:-

(c) If a corporation, other than a defense corporation as described in subsection (k) or a manufacturing corporation as described in subsection (l), has income from business activity which is taxable both within and without this commonwealth, its taxable net income, as determined under the provisions of subsection (a), shall be apportioned to this commonwealth by multiplying said taxable net income by a fraction, the numerator of which is the property factor plus the payroll factor plus twice times the sales factor, and the denominator of which is four.

SECTION XX. Subsection (f) of section 38 of chapter 63 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out the sixth paragraph.

SECTION XX. Section 38 of chapter 63 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by striking out subsections (m) and (n) and inserting in place thereof the following subsection:-

(m) In any case in which a purchasing corporation makes an election under section 338 of the Code, the target corporation shall be treated as having sold its assets for purposes of this section.