Amendment #930 to H3600

Summer Learning Program

Representatives Peisch of Wellesley, Walsh of Framingham, Vega of Holyoke, Donahue of Worcester, Schmid of Westport, Tucker of Salem, Koczera of New Bedford, Madaro of Boston and Scibak of South Hadley move to amend the bill in section 2 by inserting after item 7061-9634 the following item:-

xxxx-xxxx For the implementation of a competitive grant program to support the development and expansion of high quality, comprehensive summer learning opportunities for students in districts with high concentration of low income students; 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: (i) include at least 150 hours of programming with a focus on academic and college and career readiness skills, including critical thinking, collaboration and perseverance; (ii) are research-based summer programs; and (iii) engage a variety of organizations and leverage a cost-sharing partnership with local districts, private funders, and non-profit institutions....$500,000


Amendment #930 to H3600

Summer Learning Program

Representative:

Evandro C. Carvalho