Bill S.2027 188th (2013 - 2014)

An Act to involve youth in civic engagement

The committee on Education to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 203) of Harriette L. Chandler, Jason M. Lewis, Bruce E. Tarr, Eileen M. Donoghue and other members of the General Court for legislation to involve youth in civic engagement; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 213) of Katherine M. Clark, David M. Rogers, William N. Brownsberger, Tricia Farley-Bouvier and other members of the General Court for legislation concerning media literacy in schools; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 254) of Richard T. Moore, Michael F. Rush, Michael R. Knapik, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to involve youth in civic engagement.; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 330) of F. Jay Barrows and others for legislation to direct the Department of Education to include a course in civics as a high school graduation requirement; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 422) of Paul R. Heroux and others for legislation to develop an elective high school course on labor law and workers' rights; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 465) of Elizabeth A. Poirier and others relative to the awarding of diplomas for civics education by the Board of Education; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 472) of David M. Rogers, Katherine Clark and others for legislation concerning media literacy in schools; (accompanied by bill, House, No. 513) of Martin J. Walsh and others relative to requiring the teaching of civics in all public elementary and high schools in the Commonwealth; and (accompanied by bill, House, No. 535) of Jonathan D. Zlotnik and others establishing a personal finance, civic responsibility and general legal high school social studies curriculum,- reports the accompanying bill (Senate, No. 2027).

Sponsors:

Joint Committee on Education

Status: Referred to Senate Committee on Ways and Means
 
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