Amendment #357 to H3600

Bridges to College

Mr. Michlewitz of Boston moves to amend the bill in section 2 by adding the following new line 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 basic education 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 success; provided further, that program awardees shall report on attendees' successful transition to college and that the program shall deliver to the house and senate committees on ways and means and the joint committee on education, not later than February 15, 2018, an evaluation of the program and its impact on student achievement, particularly as it relates to closing achievement gaps; and provided further, that funds may be expended through December 31, 2018 to allow for summer programming…..$250,000"

 


Amendment #357 to H3600

Bridges to College

Representative:

Paul McMurtry

Lori A. Ehrlich

Jonathan Hecht

Jeffrey N. Roy

José F. Tosado

Michael S. Day

Jennifer E. Benson

Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr.

Adrian Madaro

Jay R. Kaufman

Frank A. Moran

Kay Khan

Alice Hanlon Peisch

John W. Scibak

RoseLee Vincent

Aaron Vega

James M. Cantwell

Brian M. Ashe

Natalie Higgins

Daniel Cahill