Amendment #469 to H4000

Reporting Equity in Higher Education

Mr. Vargas of Haverhill moves to amend the bill by adding the following section:

SECTION XXXX. Chapter 15A of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2018 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after section 6 the following section :-

Section 6A. (a) The department of higher education shall annually collect and annually report, online in a public manner, the following:

(1) the number and percentage of first-time, full-time, degree-seeking students who are completing college-level math and English by the end of their first academic year;

(2) the number and percentage of first-time, degree-seeking students are completing their expected number of credits in their first year;

(3) the number and percentage of full-time, first-time, degree-seeking students who are returning to the same institution or transferring to another institution the year after initial enrollment; and

(4) the number and percentage of students at a college as either first-time or transfer students, who graduate, transfer, attain 30 credits and/or remain enrolled, within six years after enrolling at a college as either first-time or transfer students.

(b) The department shall annually collect and annually report, online in a public manner:

(1) data comparing the percentages for white students and black students, and data comparing the percentages for white students and hispanic students, for each of the data points in paragraphs 1 to 4 of subsection (a) inclusive. This shall include a comparison of students attending a four-year institution to students attending a community college;

(2) data comparing the percentages for male students and female students for each of the data points in paragraphs 1 to 4 of subsection (a) inclusive. This shall include a comparison of students attending a four-year institution to students attending a community college; and

(3) data comparing the percentages for pell grant recipients and pell grant ineligible students for each of the data points in paragraphs 1 to 4 of subsection (a) inclusive. This shall include a comparison of students attending a four-year institution to students attending a community college.

Additional co-sponsor(s) added to Amendment #469 to H4000

Reporting Equity in Higher Education

Representative: |

Mindy Domb |

Marcos A. Devers |

Liz Miranda |

Christina A. Minicucci |

Paul F. Tucker |

David Henry Argosky LeBoeuf |

Kevin G. Honan |

Vanna Howard |

Tram T. Nguyen |

Tami L. Gouveia |

Nika C. Elugardo |

Natalie M. Higgins |