Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-156

EDU 156

95% reimbursement for regional school transportation

Mr. Tarr, Ms. Gobi, Messrs. O'Connor, Lesser and Timilty moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7035-0006, by striking the figure:- "$78,631,818" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:-"$83,000,252.30".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-156-R1

Redraft EDU 156

95% reimbursement for regional school transportation

Mr. Tarr, Ms. Gobi, Messrs. O'Connor, Lesser and Timilty, Ms. Rausch, Ms. Moran, Messrs. Fattman and Pacheco moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7035-0006, by striking out the figure:- "$78,631,818" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$79,631,818".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-157-R1

Redraft EDU 157

Bay State Games

Messrs. Tarr 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 grants for the Bay State Games"; and by striking out the figure “$1,000,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$1,100,000".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-157

EDU 157

Bay State Games

Messrs. Tarr and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7008-0900, by inserting after the word “region;” the following: “provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended as grants for the Bay State Games" and in said item by striking out the figures “$163,175” and inserting in place thereof the figures “$263,175".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-158

EDU 158

Child Care Resource and Referral Network

Messrs. Moore and Keenan, Ms. DiZoglio, Ms. Gobi, Ms. Moran, Messrs. O'Connor, Timilty, Kennedy, Velis, Gomez and Collins moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 3000-2000, by striking out the figure "$10,086,311" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$12,000,000".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-159

EDU 159

Bottom Line

Mr. Moore 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 by striking out the figure “$7,000,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$7,250,000.”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-160

EDU 160

Regional Transportation

Ms. DiZoglio, Ms. Gobi, Ms. Moran, Messrs. Cronin, O'Connor, Fattman, Brady and Moore and Ms. Rausch moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7035-0006, by striking out the figure "$78,631,818" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "82,178,615".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-162

EDU 162

Workforce Development for Young Adults in Public and Subsidized Housing

Messrs. Brownsberger 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 $25,000 shall be expended for the Tobin Community Center in Roxbury for recruiting, training, and workforce development for young adult residents of public and subsidized housing who apply for youth jobs programs”; and by striking out the figure “$1,000,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$1,025,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-163

EDU 163

Best Buddies

Messrs. Montigny and Eldridge, Ms. DiZoglio, Messrs. Feeney, Finegold and Brady, Ms. Gobi, Messrs. Timilty, O'Connor and Gomez 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 $500,000 shall be expended for peer-to-peer inclusion programs for students with intellectual disabilities through Best Buddies Massachusetts"; and by striking out the figure “$372,883,860” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$373,383,860”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-163-R1

Redraft EDU 163

Best Buddies

Messrs. Montigny and Eldridge, Ms. DiZoglio, Messrs. Feeney, Finegold and Brady, Ms. Gobi, Messrs. Timilty, O'Connor, Gomez and Cyr 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 $500,000 shall be expended for peer-to-peer inclusion programs for students with intellectual disabilities through the Massachusetts chapter of Best Buddies International, Inc."; and

in said section 2, in said item 7061-0012, by striking out the figure “$372,883,860” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$373,083,860”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-164-R1

Redraft EDU 164

Recreation Worcester

Ms. Chandler and Mr. Moore 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 $200,000 shall be expended for the Recreation Worcester program in the city of Worcester”; and

by striking out the figure "$1,000,000" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$1,200,000".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-164

EDU 164

Recreation Worcester

Ms. Chandler and Mr. Moore 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 $200,000 shall be expended for the Recreation Worcester program”; and by striking out the figure "$6,577,017" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$6,777,017".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-166

EDU 166

Unfunded Education Task Force

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

"SECTION _. 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: FY2022-S3-167

EDU 167

Jumpstart for Young Children

Ms. Jehlen, Messrs. Brady and Moore, Ms. DiZoglio and Mr. O'Connor 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 $250,000 shall be expended to 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 underserved communities in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts";  and by striking out the figure "$6,394,823" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$6,644,823".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-168

EDU 168

Journey into Education in Teaching

Ms. Jehlen, Messrs. Eldridge, Moore and Timilty, Ms. Moran, Messrs. O'Connor and Gomez 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 $250,000 shall be expended for the Journey into Education and Teaching program”; and by striking out the figure "4,103,287" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:-"$4,353,287".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-169

EDU 169

Student Loan Deduction Study

Messrs. Tarr, O'Connor and Fattman 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 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 their designee; the president of the senate or their designee; the minority leader of the House of Representatives or their designee; and the minority leader of the senate or their designee. The commission shall submit a final report to the clerks of the house and senate no later than 1 year after the effective date of this act.”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-170

EDU 170

Assessment Consortium

Ms. Jehlen, Mr. Feeney, Ms. Rausch, Mr. Brady, Ms. Chang-Diaz, Messrs. Eldridge, Hinds, Cyr, Cronin and Timilty moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7061-9401, by striking out the figure “$200,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:-”$550,000".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-172

EDU 172

Child Sexual Abuse Prevention

Ms. Lovely, Messrs. O'Connor, Tarr, Gomez, Velis, Cyr and Montigny 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 $150,000 shall be expended for Massachusetts Citizens for Children’s child sexual abuse prevention programs; and provided further, that not less than $950,000 shall be expended for the Legislative Task Force on the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse” and by striking out the figures “$600,000” and inserting in place thereof the figures “$1,100,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-173

EDU 173

Frederick E. Berry Institute for Politics and Civic Engagement

Ms. Lovely and Mr. O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item XXXX-XXXX, 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: FY2022-S3-173-R1

Redraft EDU 173

Frederick E. Berry Institute for Politics and Civic Engagement

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

“7114-0110 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: FY2022-S3-175

EDU 175

LEAP for Education

Ms. Lovely moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7061-9611, “; 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 "$6,577,017" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$6,627,017”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-175-R1

Redraft EDU 175

LEAP for Education

Ms. Lovely 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 LEAP for Education, Inc., to provide middle and high school students with academic enrichment and post-secondary and career readiness skills”; and by striking out the figure "$1,000,000" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$1,050,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-177-R1

Redraft EDU 177

Enchanted Circle

Mr. Velis 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 Enchanted Circle Theater in the city of Holyoke to provide training in arts integration across Western Massachusetts”; and

in said section 2, in said item 7010-1192, by striking out the figure "$1,000,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$1,050,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-177

EDU 177

Enchanted Circle

Mr. Velis moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7010-1192, provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended towards Enchanted Circle Theater to provide training in arts integration across Western Massachusetts;

and in said item by striking out the figures:- "$1,000,000” and inserting in place thereof the figures:- “$1,100,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-179

EDU 179

Holyoke Community College childcare program

Messrs. Velis and Gomez moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7506-0100, by adding the following words:- ; provided further, that not less than $300,000 shall be expended to Holyoke Community College to conduct an as-needed childcare pilot program on campus to minimize barriers to higher education; and by striking out the figure “$23,057,079” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$23,357,079”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-179-R1

Redraft EDU 179

Holyoke Community College childcare program

Mr. Velis moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7506-0100, by adding the following words:- “; provided, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended to conduct an as-needed childcare pilot program on campus to minimize barriers to higher education;” and

in said section 2, in said line item 7506-0100, by striking out the figure “$23,057,079” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$23,157,079”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-180

EDU 180

Yes We Care Youth Programming

Ms. Chandler and Mr. Moore 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 be expended for  Yes We Care Inc., for the purpose of youth programming for underserved populations in the City of Worcester"; and by striking out the figure "6,577,017" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "6,627,017".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-181

EDU 181

Pursuit of Equity Accountability and Success (PEAS)

Ms. Chandler, Messrs. Moore, O'Connor and Gomez moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7116-0100, by adding the following words:- "; provided, that not less than $250,000 shall be expended for the Latino Education Institute at Worcester State University for the purposes of developing statewide strategies for accelerated learning opportunities for Latino students, despite barriers imposed by the 2019 novel coronavirus pandemic"; and by striking out the figure "31,126,398" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "31,276,398".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-182

EDU 182

One Bead Project

Mr. Rush moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 3000-6025, "; provided further, that not less than $24,000 be allocated to One Bead Project to fund technology equity and entrepreneurship programming to school aged children in Boston, and in said item by striking out the figures “$10,000,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$10,024,000". "

 


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-182-R1

Redraft EDU 182

One Bead Project

Mr. Rush 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 $25,000 shall be expended to One Bead Project to fund technology equity and entrepreneurship programming for school age children in the city of Boston”; and by striking out the figure “$1,000,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$1,025,000".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-183

EDU 183

Adjunct Faculty Benefits

Ms. Gobi, Messrs. Brady, Eldridge, Hinds, O'Connor, Velis, Cronin, Feeney, Timilty and Pacheco moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 1108-5200, by inserting after the word “teachers;” the following:

"provided further, that funds shall be expended in this item for faculty employed by the state’s public colleges and universities pursuant to section XX of this act"

And further amend said item by striking out the figure “$1,826,778,807” and inserting in place thereof the following figure: $1,839,778,807

And further amend the bill adding, at the end thereof, the following new section:

"SECTION XX. Section 2 (e) of Chapter 32A of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2018 Official Edition, is hereby amended in line 117 by inserting after the word “hours” the following:

“; or a faculty member who teaches the equivalent of at least two three or more- credit courses per semester, or four three or more- credit courses per calendar year at one or more of the public institutions of higher education in the state, as set forth in Section 5 of Chapter 15A, including a division of continuing education, regardless of funding source, including but not limited to subsidiary account CC, and regardless of the term of employment or participation or membership in a retirement system or plan; provided, that notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law to the contrary, the commonwealth, not the public higher education institutions, shall bear the employer cost of a faculty member who teaches the equivalent of at least two three or more- credit courses per semester, or four three or more- credit courses per calendar year."


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-185

EDU 185

Springfield Community Music School Adaptive Music Program

Messrs. Lesser and Gomez moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7008-1116, by adding the following words:- “; provided further that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for the Community Music School of Springfield, Inc.’s adaptive music program in the city of Springfield”; and by striking out the figure “$390,000” and inserting in place thereof the figure “$440,000”. 


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-185-R1

Redraft EDU 185

Springfield Community Music School Adaptive Music Program

Messrs. Lesser and Gomez 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 adaptive music program at the Community Music School of Springfield, Inc. in the city of Springfield”; and

in said section 2, in said item 7010-1192, by striking out the figure “$1,000,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$1,050,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-186

EDU 186

Endowment Match Programs for Higher Education

Mr. Lesser, Ms. Comerford, Ms. DiZoglio, Ms. Gobi, Messrs. Velis, Eldridge, O'Connor, Gomez and Cyr moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, by inserting after item 7066-0025 the following item:

“7066-0115 For the purposes of continuing the implementation of section 15E of chapter 15A of the General Laws to encourage private fundraising by the commonwealth’s public institutions of higher education for the endowments and capital outlay programs of those institutions, including, but not limited to, endowed scholarship funds, endowed professorships, endowed STEM programming, endowed research positions, endowed programming in the arts and humanities, endowed funds to increase diversity and inclusion on public higher education campuses, endowed funds that increase persistence and completion rates, endowed funds that encourage innovative financial aid strategies, including income share arrangements, endowed early college programs and such other purposes as the board shall determine to be consistent with system-wide and campus mission statements, and with measurable goals and metrics tied to those missions; provided further, that the board of higher education shall implement this program in a manner that ensures that each institution shall have an equal opportunity to secure matching funds from this item; provided further, that $5,000,000 shall be allocated to the university of Massachusetts; provided further, that $2,500,000 shall be allocated to state universities; provided further, that $2,500,000 shall be allocated to community colleges; provided further, that the board shall issue a preliminary report on the initial allocation of matching dollars and any guidelines adopted for distribution and use of the funding not later than December 15, 2021 and a final report on the efficacy of the program in securing additional donations for public higher education, along with a description of all programmatic improvements made possible by the funds, not later than June 15, 2022; provided further, that the interim report and the final report shall be provided to the joint committee on higher education and the house and senate committees on ways and means; and provided further, that funds for the purposes of this item shall be made available until June 30, 2022................................... $10,000,000.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-187

EDU 187

UMass Innovation Voucher Program Fund

Mr. Lesser, Ms. Gobi, Messrs. O'Connor and Gomez moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, by inserting after item 7100-0801, the following item: 

“7100-0901 For the Innovation Voucher Program Fund established in section 45C of chapter 75 of the General Laws.................. $2,000,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-188

EDU 188

College-Readiness Bootcamp for Young Women

Mr. Lesser and Ms. Gobi 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 $250,000 shall be expended to Bay Path University in the town of Longmeadow to support a college-readiness bootcamp to prepare young women from Massachusetts to attend college”; “and by striking out the figure “$1,000,000” and inserting in place thereof the figure “$1,250,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-188-R1

Redraft EDU 188

College-Readiness Bootcamp for Young Women

Mr. Lesser, Ms. Gobi and Mr. Gomez 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 Bay Path University in the town of Longmeadow to support a college-readiness bootcamp to prepare young women for college”; and

in said section 2, in said item 7010-1192, by striking out the figure “$1,000,000” and inserting in place thereof the figure:- “$1,050,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-189-R1

Redraft EDU 189

Everett High School Music Programming

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 $200,000 shall be expended for the music program at Everett high school in the city of Everett”; and by striking out the figure “$1,000,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$1,200,000".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-189

EDU 189

Everett High School Music Programming

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 $200,000 shall be expended for the Everett High School Marching Band Program”; and by striking out the figure “$1,000,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$1,200,000".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-190

EDU 190

Steps to Success

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 figure “$6,577,017” and inserting in place thereof the figure:- “$6,602,017”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-190-R1

Redraft EDU 190

Steps to Success

Ms. Creem 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 $25,000 shall be expended to Steps to Success, Inc. in the town of Brookline”; and by striking out the figure “$1,000,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$1,025,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-191

EDU 191

Substitute Teacher Database for Early Education and Care

Ms. Moran and Mr. O'Connor 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 $50,000 shall be expended for the development of a centralized database for substitute early childhood educators”; and by striking out the figure “$6,394,823” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “6,444,823”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-192

EDU 192

Early Childhood Education Mental Health Consultations

Ms. Moran, Messrs. O'Connor, Gomez and Cyr moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 3000-6075, by adding the following words:- “; provided further, that such funding may be used to support programming and services including, but not limited to, outreach, trainings for addressing mental health concerns caused by the COVID-19 crisis, support for early childhood educators, including peer group support, and expansion of current services;” and by striking out the figure “$2,500,000” and inserting in place thereof the figure:- “$3,250,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-192-R1

Redraft EDU 192

Early Childhood Education Mental Health Consultations

Ms. Moran, Messrs. O'Connor, Gomez and Cyr moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 3000-6075, by adding the following words:- “; provided further, that funding may be used to support programming and services to address mental health concerns created or exacerbated by the 2019 novel coronavirus pandemic, including, but not limited to, outreach, training for educators to respond to mental health challenges, support for educators, including peer group support, and an expansion of current services”; and by striking out the figure “$2,500,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$3,000,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-193

EDU 193

Neighborhood Villages

Ms. Moran, Messrs. Feeney, Lesser, Boncore and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, by inserting after item 3000-7070 the following item:

“xxxx-xxxx For the Neighborhood Villages Inc. pilot program to provide high-quality, economically integrated, infant and toddler classrooms that demonstrate best practices for supporting children, families and the early childhood workforce and establish infrastructure to facilitate wraparound health and wellness programming for children and families; provided, that funds shall be used to support high-quality early education and care classroom instruction and workforce development training; provided further, that funds shall be used to allow for the enhancement, coordination and alignment of early learning programs with community-based health providers and those resources that impact outcomes across health and early learning; and provided further, that the pilot program shall serve to identify resources and promising practices that inform efforts to support school-readiness and ensure the healthy development and well-being of children and families........... $1,000,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-195

EDU 195

Museum of Science STEM Workshops

Ms. Moran and 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 $30,000 shall be expended for a grant program for the Museum of Science to operate an engineering and computer science curriculum in schools in Bourne and facilitate STEM education professional development workshops for Bourne educators;" and by striking out the figure "1,000,000" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "1,030,000". 


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-195-R1

Redraft EDU 195

Museum of Science STEM Workshops

Ms. Moran, Messrs. O'Connor and Cyr 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 $30,000 shall be expended for public schools in the town of Bourne to participate in an engineering and computer science curriculum and science, technology, engineering and math education professional development workshops operated by the Museum of Science in the city of Boston"; and

in said section 2, in said item 7010-1192, by striking out the figure "$1,000,000" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$1,030,000".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-196

EDU 196

Early Education

Mr. DiDomenico moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 3000-1020, by adding the following words:- “; provided further, that $50,000 shall be expended on transitional costs and other one-time quality improvements at Nurtury, Inc.”; and by striking out the figure “$44,551,119”

and inserting in place thereof the figure “$44,601,119”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-197

EDU 197

School to Career

Messrs. DiDomenico, Rush, Crighton, Timilty and Brady moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7027-0019, by adding the following:- “; provided further that no less than $200,000 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 “$7,000,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$7,200,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-198-R1

Redraft EDU 198

Operation ABLE

Messrs. DiDomenico and Eldridge, Ms. DiZoglio, Messrs. Moore, O'Connor, Gomez, Crighton and Cyr 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 $250,000 shall be expended to Operation A.B.L.E. of Greater Boston, Inc., to provide basic workforce and skills training, employment services and job re-entry support to older workers"; and

in said section 2, in said item 7010-1192, by striking out the figure “$1,000,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$1,250,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-198

EDU 198

Operation ABLE

Messrs. DiDomenico and Eldridge, Ms. DiZoglio, Messrs. Moore, O'Connor, Gomez and Crighton moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7035-0002, by adding the following words:- "; provided further, that $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 out the figure “$50,000,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$50,250,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-199

EDU 199

College and career readiness program

Messrs. DiDomenico and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, by inserting after 7061-9401 the following item:       

"xxxx-xxxx For a statewide college and career readiness program implemented by JFYNetWorks, a nonprofit corporation, to (a) provide online instructional curricula to help students meet the Massachusetts State Standards at each grade level and reduce learning loss and achievement gaps, and (b) maintain the JFYNet college and career readiness program to prepare students for  required  assessments and college placement tests in middle and high schools.................. $875,000".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-200

EDU 200

Local education initiatives

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 $50,000 shall be expended for the Everett middle school after-school robotics program; provided further, that $25,000 shall be expended to the Everett Public Schools for services provided to unaccompanied youth experiencing homelessness; provided further, that $25,000 shall be expended for East End House in the city of Cambridge to support its early education program; provided further, that $25,000 shall be expended for music programming at Chelsea High School”; and by striking out the figure “$1,000,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$1,125,000".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-200-R1

Redraft EDU 200

Local education initiatives

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 $50,000 shall be expended for the Everett middle school after-school robotics program; provided further, that $25,000 shall be expended to the Everett Public Schools for services provided to unaccompanied youth experiencing homelessness; provided further, that $25,000 shall be expended for East End House in the city of Cambridge to support its early education program; provided further, that $25,000 shall be expended for music programming at Chelsea High School”; provided further, that $25,000 shall be expended for Special Townies in Charlestown for support and resources to families of children with special needs; and by striking out the figure “$1,000,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$1,150,000".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-201

EDU 201

Affordable Child Care for Early Childhood Educators

Ms. Moran, Messrs. O'Connor and Cyr moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after section __ the following new section:-

"SECTION__ Chapter 4L of the General Laws is hereby amended by adding the following paragraph:-

The Operational Services Division shall promulgate regulations to allow for the provision of discounted child care rates by early education providers accepting child care subsidies to early childhood educators."


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-203

EDU 203

Local Contribution

Messrs. Tarr, Cronin and Moore moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 3, in Section 3, by inserting after the words “the effort reduction percentage shall be 100%” in the fifth paragraph, the following words:- “; provided further, that, in satisfying any increase in its local contribution requirements under chapter 70, a municipality may deem to be local contribution an amount up to 75 per cent of the total grant award to its districts under the Elementary and Secondary Education Emergency Relief (ESSER) program enacted by the federal coronavirus response and relief supplemental appropriations act on December 27, 2020, but not more than the increase in required local contribution in fiscal year 2022 relative to fiscal year 2021. In the case of a municipality's increased required contribution as a member of a regional school district, a municipality may deem a proportional share of 75 per cent of the regional district's total grant award, equal to the municipality's share of the district's total required contribution, to satisfy the increase in its required contribution.

In evaluating compliance with net school spending requirements for fiscal year 2022, the department of elementary and secondary education shall include any net school spending eligible expenditures supported with said ESSER funds, up to the dollar limit established by the department pursuant to the 75 per cent limitation established in the previous paragraph.

Notwithstanding the provisions of section 89 of chapter 71 or any other general or special law to the contrary, in calculating charter school tuition payments to be paid to charters by each school district for fiscal year 2022, the department of elementary and secondary education shall not include the per pupil amount of required local contribution that may be supported by said ESSER funds, as determined by the department pursuant to this section."

And moves that the bill be further amended in Section 2, in item 7061-9010, by inserting after the words “subsection (i) of said section 89 of said chapter 71;” the following words:-

“(b-2) payment for charters that would otherwise need to use more than 75 percent of their funding from the Elementary and Secondary Education Emergency Relief (ESSER) program enacted by the federal coronavirus response and relief supplemental appropriations act on December 27, 2020 to make up for tuition reductions made pursuant to section 3“.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-203.1

Further EDU 203.1

Local Contributions

Ms. Gobi and Mr. O'Connor moved that the amendment be amended by striking out the language in its entirety and inserting in place thereof the following:-

"Ms. Gobi moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 3, by striking the eighth, ninth and tenth paragraphs in their entirety."


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-204

EDU 204

Gang To College Pathways

Messrs. Collins and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7066-0000, by inserting at the end thereof the following:- "; 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;" and in said item by striking the figure "$4,103,287" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$4,238,287".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-205

EDU 205

JFK Library Foundation Civics Education

Messrs. Collins and Feeney, Ms. Rausch, Messrs. O'Connor and Timilty moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, by adding 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: FY2022-S3-206

EDU 206

"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 figure “$24,600,186” and inserting in place thereof the figure “$24,700,186".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-207

EDU 207

Student Loan Bill of Rights Implementation

Messrs. Lesser and Feeney, Ms. Rausch, Ms. Comerford, Mr. Brady, Ms. Gobi and Mr. Eldridge moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 0810-0000, by adding the following words:- “; provided further that $100,000 shall be expended to fund and advertise to student loan borrowers in Massachusetts the newly created position and services of the Student Loan Ombudsman who will serve as an independent mediator for student loan borrowers in the office of the attorney general”; and by striking out the figure “$28,986,485” and inserting in place thereof the following figure: “$29,086,485”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-207-R1

Redraft EDU 207

Student Loan Bill of Rights Implementation

Messrs. Lesser and Feeney, Ms. Rausch, Ms. Comerford, Mr. Brady, Ms. Gobi, Messrs. Eldridge, Hinds, O'Connor, Gomez and Cyr, Ms. Moran, Messrs. Cronin and Timilty moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 0810-0000, by adding the following words:-

“; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended to fund and advertise the position and services of the student loan ombudsman, who will serve as an independent mediator for student loan borrowers in the office of the attorney general to student loan borrowers in the commonwealth”; and

in said section 2, in said item 0810-0000, by striking out the figure “$28,986,485” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$29,086,485”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-208

EDU 208

School Cameras in the town of Northbridge

Mr. Moore 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 $20,000 shall be expended for the purchase of school cameras in the town of Northbridge", and by striking out the figure "$1,000,000" and inserting in place thereof the following figure :- “$1,020,000.”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-209-R1

Redraft EDU 209

Silver Lake Middle School Courtyard

Ms. Moran 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 $10,000 shall be expended to the Silver Lake regional school district to renovate the courtyard at Silver Lake regional middle school in the town of Kingston for the purposes of outdoor learning"; and

in said section 2, in said item 7010-1192, by striking out the figure "$1,000,000" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$1,010,000".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-209

EDU 209

Silver Lake Middle School Courtyard

Ms. Moran 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 $10,000 be expended for the Silver Lake Regional School District to renovate the courtyard for the purposes of outdoor learning for Silver Lake Regional Middle School in Kingston"; and by striking out the figure "$ 12,096,260" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "12,106,260".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-210

EDU 210

Taunton Public School System learning loss

Mr. Pacheco 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 $500,000 shall be expended to the Taunton Public School System for the development of a curriculum-based Education Corps to address learning loss; provided further, that said Education Corps may utilize curriculum-based service learning as a component of the Corps; provided further, that that the Taunton Public School System shall utilize said funds for supplemental education needs of students that may require access to summer school, tutoring services, or both to address learning loss"; and by striking out the figure “$1,000,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$1,500,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-210-R1

Redraft EDU 210

Taunton Public School System learning loss

Mr. Pacheco 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 $500,000 shall be expended to the school system of the city of Taunton for the development of a curriculum-based Education Corps to address learning loss; provided further, that said Education Corps may utilize curriculum-based service learning as a component of the Corps; provided further, that the school system of the city of Taunton shall utilize said funds for the supplemental education needs of students that may require summer school, tutoring services or both to address learning loss";

and in said section 2, in said item 7010-1192, by striking out the figure “$1,000,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$1,500,000”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-211

EDU 211

New England Public Media

Messrs. Velis, O'Connor and Gomez 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 $200,000 shall be expended for the operation of New England Public Media, Inc. training sessions, workplace readiness workshops and internships for both in-person and remote instruction sessions to engage middle and high school students in media literacy and the role of fact-based journalism in public media and to illuminate the impact of the ongoing pandemic; and

by striking out the figure "$1,000,000" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$1,200,000".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-212

EDU 212

Twenty-First Century Education Trust Fund

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

SECTION ___. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, for fiscal year 2022, all funds expended for competitive grant programs from the Twenty-First Century Education Trust Fund established in section 16 of chapter 70 of the General Laws shall be expended under clause (B) of the second paragraph of subsection (d) of said section 16 of said chapter 70, with preference given to applications submitted by schools or districts in rural areas with low or declining enrollment; provided, that funds may be expended under clause (A) of said second paragraph of said subsection (d) of said section 16 of said chapter 70 after not less than $5,000,000 has been expended under said clause (B); provided further, the department of elementary and secondary education shall submit to the clerks of the house and senate, the house and senate committees on ways and means and the joint committee on education an accounting of grant recipients and amounts expended from the fund under said clause (B) no later than October 1, 2021; and provided further, that no funds shall be expended under said clause (A) from the fund for any purpose before the accounting is received.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-213-R1

Redraft EDU 213

Dennett Elementary School Playground

Mr. Brady 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 $25,000 shall be expended for the Dennett elementary school in the town of Plympton to construct a developmentally-appropriate and fully accessible playground and to add a rubberized surface to increase the ease at which wheelchairs can move around the playground”; and by striking out the figure "$1,000,000'' and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- ''$1,025,000".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-213

EDU 213

Dennett Elementary School Playground

Mr. Brady moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7010-1192, by adding the following words;- "; provided further, that $25,000 shall be expended for the Dennett Elementary School to construct a developmentally appropriate and fully accessible playground in the town of Plympton specifically to add a rubberized surface to increase the ease at which wheelchairs can move around the playground”; and by striking out the figure"$1,000,000'' and inserting in place thereof the following figure:-''$1,025,000".

 


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-215

EDU 215

Health Care Worker Training Equipment

Messrs. Eldridge and Cronin moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7509-0100, by adding the following words:- “; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for Mount Wachusetts Community College to purchase necessary equipment to train students in healthcare programs including ultrasound machines and an updated Intravenous pump, and ISimulate to provide simulated cardiovascular field interventions educational technology to meet additional skill expectations of Paramedics in the region; cardiac stress testing system, Integrated Diagnostic System, Manual Audiometer, Spirometer machine, holter monitor and Catheterization Simulator, to meet the training needs of Medical Assistant students; an updated hospital bed for training Physical Therapist Assistant students; and purchase of an assessment system to track learning outcomes in these programs”; and by striking out the figure “$16,567,137” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$16,617,137”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-220

EDU 220

Innovation Pathways

Mr. Cronin moved that the proposed new text be amended Mr. Cronin  moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, by inserting after item 7027-0019 the following item:

“7027-0021 For implementation, expansion, and operation of the  Innovation Pathways Program………………………………….$600,000"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-220-R1

Redraft EDU 220

Innovation Pathways

Messrs. Cronin, O'Connor and Boncore and Ms. Rausch moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, by inserting after item 7027-0019 the following item:-

“xxxx-xxxx For the implementation, operation and expansion of innovation pathway programs; provided, that such programs shall incorporate the guiding principles of innovation pathway programs, as developed jointly by the department of elementary and secondary education and the department of higher education; and provided further, that preference shall be given to programs that encourage career opportunities in high demand industries………………………………….$600,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-221-R2

2nd Redraft EDU 221

Mount Wachusett Community College Advanced Manufacturing Program

Mr. Cronin and Ms. Gobi moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7509-0100, by adding the following words:- “; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the development of an advanced manufacturing curriculum to create more career pathways in this critical sector of the north central Massachusetts economy”; and by striking out the figure “$16,567,137” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$16,667,137”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-221-R1

Redraft EDU 221

Mount Wachusett Community College Advanced Manufacturing Program

Mr. Cronin and Ms. Gobi moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7509-0100, “; provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the development of an advanced manufacturing curriculum to create more career pathways in this critical sector of the north central Massachusetts economy”; and in said section 2, in said item 7509-0100, by striking out the figure “$16,567,137” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$16,667,137”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-221

EDU 221

Mount Wachusett Community College Advanced Manufacturing Program

Mr. Cronin and Ms. Gobi moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7509-0100, by adding the following words:- “; $100,000 shall be expended to Mount Wachusett Community College for the purposes of leveraging their success in advanced manufacturing to develop a curriculum in order to create more pathways to this critical sector of the North Central Mass economy.” and by striking out the figure “$16,567,137” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$16,667,137”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-222

EDU 222

Drinking Water Operator Program Equipment

Mr. Cronin moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7010-1192, by adding the following words:- “; $50,000 shall be expended for Fitchburg Public Schools for equipment to support the Drinking Water Operator Program”; and by striking out the figure “$1,000,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$1,050,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-222-R1

Redraft EDU 222

Drinking Water Operator Program Equipment

Mr. Cronin moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7010-1192, “; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended to public schools in the city of Fitchburg for equipment to support the drinking water operator program”; and in said section 2, in said item 7010-1192, by striking out the figure “$1,000,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:-

“$1,050,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-222-R2

2nd Redraft EDU 222

Drinking Water Operator Program Equipment

Mr. Cronin 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 public schools in the city of Fitchburg for equipment to support the drinking water operator program”; and by striking out the figure “$1,000,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$1,050,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-223-R1

Redraft EDU 223

Student Training Equipment for Gardner Public High School

Mr. Cronin moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7010-1192, “; provided further, that not less than $30,000 shall be expended to Gardner high school for student training equipment required for innovation pathway programs”; and in said section 2, in said item 7010-1192, by striking out the figure “$1,000,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:-

“$1,030,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-223-R2

2nd Redraft EDU 223

Student Training Equipment for Gardner Public High School

Mr. Cronin 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 $30,000 shall be expended to Gardner high school for student training equipment required for innovation pathway programs”; and by striking out the figure “$1,000,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$1,030,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-223

EDU 223

Student Training Equipment for Gardner Public High School

Mr. Cronin moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7010-1192, by adding the following words:- “; $30,000 shall be expended for Gardner Public High School for student training equipment required for Innovation Pathway programs ”; and by striking out the figure “$1,000,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$1,030,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-224

EDU 224

Early Education Sector Stimulus

Ms. Rausch, Ms. DiZoglio and Mr. O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, by inserting after item 3000-7070 the following new item:- 

XXXX-XXXX For the department of early education and care, to administer and disburse one-time direct payments to professionally qualified early educators working in a licensed child care program; provided, that each such direct payment shall be in the amount of $1,000; provided further, that direct payments to early educators made from this item shall be excluded from the determination of Massachusetts gross income under section 2 of chapter 62 of the General Laws. . . . $100,000,000

 


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-225

EDU 225

Supporting Early Education through Educator Scholarships

Ms. Rausch, Ms. DiZoglio, Ms. Moran and Mr. O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7070-0065, by striking out the figure “$3,600,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- $5,200,000; 

And further amended in said item by striking out the figure “$125,400,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- $127,000,000.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-226

EDU 226

MSBA

Mr. Finegold moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, by inserting after section XX the following new section:-

SECTION _. (a) Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, there shall be a special commission established to study the effectiveness of the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA).

(b) The commission shall consist of 16  members, as follows: the Senate Chair of the Joint Committee on Education or a designee; the House Chair of the Joint Committee on Education or a designee; 2 people appointed by the President of the Senate; 2 people appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives; 1 person appointed by the minority leader of the Senate; 1 person appointed by the minority leader of the House of Representatives; 1 person appointed by the Governor; 1 person from the Massachusetts School Building Authority; 1 person from the Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents; 1 person from the Massachusetts Association of School Committees; 1 person from the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; 1 person from Massachusetts Municipalities Association; 1 person from the Massachusetts Association of Vocational Administrators; and 1 minority representative, appointed by the chair of the commission, from a gateway municipality, as defined by Section 3A of Chapter 23A of the General Laws. One of the Senate President’s appointees and one of the Speaker of the House of Representatives’ appointees shall serve as co-chairs of the commission.

(c) The commission shall investigate and make recommendations about: (i) Whether the rate of reimbursement from the MSBA aligns with the current construction threshold; (ii)Whether MSBA can reimburse communities that build or rebuild schools on their own and provide them with technical assistance; (iii) how MSBA is utilizing their annual grant cap increase from $500M to $800M; (iv) whether there needs to be reform to the structure of and an increase in staffing to the MSBA to enable it to support more schools across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts; and (v) any other pertinent issues that relate to school building assistance.

(d) Not later than one year after the effective date of this act, the commission shall file a report of its findings and recommendations for a potential bill to the Governor and the Clerks of the House of Representatives and Senate.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-226-R1

Redraft EDU 226

MSBA

Mr. Finegold moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after section 60 the following section:-

“SECTION 60A. (a) There shall be a special commission to study the fairness and equity of the grant funding formula of the Massachusetts School Building Authority and the capacity of the Massachusetts School Building Authority to meet current and future school building needs in the commonwealth.

(b) The commission shall consist of: 1 member appointed by the senate president who shall serve as co-chair; 1 member appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives who shall serve as co-chair; the house and senate chairs of the joint committee on education; 1 member appointed by the minority leader of the senate; 1 member appointed by the minority leader of the house of representatives; the secretary of education or a designee; the commissioner of elementary and secondary education or a designee; the executive director of the Massachusetts School Building Authority or a designee; 3 members appointed by the governor, 1 of whom shall be a representative of a gateway city, 1 of whom shall be an individual with demonstrated expertise in the design and construction of green buildings and 1 of whom shall be an individual with demonstrated expertise in the design and construction of school buildings; 1 member appointed by the state treasurer; and 1 person from each of the following organizations, or their successor organizations, if applicable: the Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents, Inc.; the Massachusetts Association of School Committees, Inc.; the Massachusetts Municipal Association, Inc.; the Massachusetts Mayors Association, Inc.; the Massachusetts Association of Vocational Administrators, Inc.; the Central Massachusetts Chapter of the American Institute for Architects; the Boston Society of Architects; the Associated General Contractors of Massachusetts, Inc.; and the Massachusetts Building Trades Council.

(c) The commission shall investigate and make recommendations on: (i) the current and future need to renovate and rebuild school buildings in the commonwealth and the available state and local resources available to do so; (ii) the existing grant formula and potential modifications to the grant formula to ensure fairness and equity for all communities; (iii) the alignment of construction cost reimbursement relative to the actual cost of construction and other reimbursement policies; (iv) the calculation of the community poverty factor and alignment with the methodology for counting low income students in the chapter 70 formula; (v) incentive percentage points, including, but not limited to, how incentive percentage points are calculated for municipalities that qualify for 80 per cent reimbursement; (vi) reimbursement for construction costs and other reimbursement policies for regional technical and vocational schools due to their unique capital needs; and (vii) any other pertinent issues that relate to school building assistance.

(d) The commission shall submit a report of its findings to the clerks of the senate and house of representatives, the joint committee on education and the senate and house committees on ways and means not later than October 1, 2022.”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-227

EDU 227

Engineering is Elementary Curriculum

Messrs. Cyr 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 $45,000 shall be expended for a grant program for the Museum of Science to operate an engineering and computer science curriculum in schools in Mashpee and facilitate STEM education professional development workshops for Mashpee educators."; and by striking out the figure “1,000,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$1,045,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-227-R1

Redraft EDU 227

Engineering is Elementary Curriculum

Messrs. Cyr 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 $45,000 shall be expended for public schools in the town of Mashpee to participate in an engineering and computer science curriculum and science, technology, engineering and mathematics education professional development workshops operated by the Museum of Science in the city of Boston"; and

in said section 2, in said item 7010-1192, by striking out the figure “1,000,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$1,045,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-228

EDU 228

Parent Villages

Messrs. Gomez and Lesser moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7008-1116, Mr. Gomez of Springfield moves to amend the bill in section 2, in item 7008-1116, by adding the following words:- "provided further, that not less than $10,000 shall be expended to Parent Villages, Inc. outreach center," and by striking out the figure "$390,000" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$400,000"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-228-R1

Redraft EDU 228

Parent Villages

Messrs. Gomez and Lesser 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 $10,000 shall be expended to Parent Villages, Inc. in the city of Springfield to support the outreach center"; and in said section 2, in said item 7010-1192, by striking out the figure "$1,000,000" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:-"$1,010,000"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-229-R1

Redraft EDU 229

Square One

Messrs. Gomez and Lesser 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 $50,000 shall be expended to the Springfield Day Nursery Corporation in the city of Springfield to support at-risk children, address learning gaps and prepare students for school achievement"; and in said section 2, in said item 3000-1000, by striking out the figure "$6,394,823" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:-"$6,444,823".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-229

EDU 229

Square One

Messrs. Gomez, Lesser and Velis moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7010-1192, Mr. Gomez of Springfield moves to amend the bill in section 2, in item 7010-1192, by adding the following words:-"provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall by expended for the Springfield Day Nursery Corporation in the City of Springfield to support at-risk children, address learning gaps and prepare for school achievement post-pandemic"; and by striking out the figure "$1,000,000" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$1,050,000".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-230

EDU 230

More than Words, Inc. System-Involved Youth Vocational Program

Messrs. Barrett and Collins moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7027-0019, by inserting the following: "; 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 in said item by striking out the figure "$7,000,000" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$7,050,000".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-231

EDU 231

Calmer Choice

Mr. Cyr and Ms. Moran 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 and mental health 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 by striking out the figure "$1,000,000" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:-"$1,050,000".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-233-R1

Redraft EDU 233

Chapter 70 Enrollment Pothole

Ms. Chang-Diaz, Ms. Rausch, Messrs. Feeney, Brady, Eldridge, Hinds, Gomez, Timilty, Collins and Pacheco, Ms. Comerford, Messrs. DiDomenico and Tarr and Ms. Moran moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7061-0011, in clause (c), by inserting after the word “received” the following words:- “relative to the impact of the 2019 novel coronavirus state of emergency on the families served by said district”; and by striking out, the second time it appears, the word “later” and inserting in place thereof the following word:- “earlier”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-233

EDU 233

Chapter 70 Enrollment Pothole

Ms. Chang-Diaz, Ms. Rausch, Messrs. Feeney, Brady, Eldridge, Hinds, Gomez, Timilty, Collins and Pacheco, Ms. Comerford and Mr. DiDomenico moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, by striking line item 7061-0011 and inserting in place thereof the following:-

“7061-0011 For one-time additional assistance to public schools and districts in the commonwealth that have experienced pandemic-related disruptions in their enrollment that negatively affect their chapter 70 aid for fiscal year 2022; provided, that a school district shall be considered eligible for additional assistance if a school district can demonstrate: (i) a significant reduction in student enrollment on October 1, 2020, followed by a significant increase in enrollment on September 1, 2021; and (ii) that said enrollment volatility has materially and significantly impacted their chapter 70 aid distribution; provided further, that the department shall distribute aid from this item subsequent to the receipt of enrollment data from school districts on September 1, 2021; provided further, that the department shall issue a report on enrollment trends based on data from said September 1, 2021, reporting that indicates, in the aggregate and by district, whether and by how much student enrollment has returned to pre-pandemic levels in each public school and district; provided further, that said report shall also contain a proposed methodology and formula, if appropriate, for the distribution of said funds; provided further, that said report shall be issued not later than September 15, 2021, and shall be provided to the joint committee on education and the house and senate committees on ways and means; provided further, that, in developing said methodology, the department shall consider: (a) the relative size of any enrollment loss reported on September 1, 2020, and its effects on the district’s chapter 70 aid, if any; (b) the district’s enrollment history over a 10-year period and whether the enrollment loss of September 1, 2020, was part of a sustained long-term pattern of enrollment loss or a sudden and anomalous loss likely to have been caused by the pandemic and associated shutdowns; (c) the amount of federal funding the district has received, relative to the impact of the coronavirus state of emergency on the families served by that district; and (d) whether the municipality is receiving any aid above their target share as a result of having a municipal contribution below their target share; provided further, that, in order to provide the general court with sufficient time to review the report and the proposed methodology, no funding from this item shall be distributed until three weeks from the date of the department’s report or October 1, 2020, whichever is earlier; provided further, that only those districts whose year-on-year enrollment growth on September 1, 2021, would have increased their fiscal year 2022 foundation aid pursuant to chapter 70 shall receive funding from this item; provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, assistance funded by this item shall only be available on a 1-time non-recurring basis; provided further, subject to further appropriation, if the demand for this appropriation exceeds the amount contained in this line item, the Department shall request the amount necessary to meet the needs of all school districts in the Commonwealth; provided further, that no funds distributed from this item to a municipality or regional school district shall be considered base aid in fiscal year 2023; and provided further, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, any funds distributed from this item to a city, town or regional school district shall be deposited with the treasurer of such city, town or regional school district and held in a separate account and shall be expended by the school committee of such city, town or regional school district without further appropriation .......................$40,000,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-234-R2

2nd Redraft EDU 234

Wetmore Institute and Hubbardston Center School

Ms. Gobi and Mr. Cronin 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 elevator improvements at the Hubbardston center school in the town of Hubbardston; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for the Forest and Wood Products Institute at Mount Wachusett Community College which shall be known as the Senator Robert D. Wetmore Forest and Wood Products Institute”; and

in said section 2, in said item 7010-1192, by striking out the figure “$1,000,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$1,100,000”; and


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-234-R1

Redraft EDU 234

Wetmore Institute and Hubbardston Center School

Ms. Gobi and Mr. Cronin 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 elevator improvements at the Hubbardston center school in the town of Hubbardston; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for the Forest and Wood Products Institute at Mount Wachusett Community College which shall be known as the Senator Robert D. Westmore Forest and Wood Products Institute”; and

in said section 2, in said item 7010-1192, by striking out the figure “$1,000,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$1,100,000”; and


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-234

EDU 234

Wetmore Institute and Hubbardston Center School

Ms. Gobi and Mr. Cronin moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7010-1192, by adding at the end thereof, the following:

“; provided further than not less than $25,000 shall be expended for the Forest and Wood Products Institute at Mount Wachusett Community College which shall be known as the Senator Robert D. Wetmore Forest and Wood Products Institute; and provided further than not less than $50,000 shall be expended for the elevator at the Hubbardston Center School in the town of Hubbardston”

and in said item by striking out the figures “$1,000,000” and inserting in place thereof the figures “$1,075,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-235

EDU 235

Massachusetts Historical Society National History Day Program

Messrs. Feeney, Eldridge, O'Connor and Timilty 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 $30,000 shall be expended for the National History Day in Massachusetts program, operated by the Massachusetts Historical Society, for the purposes of sustaining and increasing access to the program for students and teachers across the Commonwealth”; and by striking out the figure “$1,000,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$1,030,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-236

EDU 236

No Books no Ball

Mr. Collins moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7008-1116, by adding at the end thereof the following:- "; provided further, that not less than

$50,000 shall be expended for a matching grant program to No Books, No

Ball Basketball Program, A Non-Profit Corporation;" and in said item by striking the figure "$390,000" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$440,000"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-238

EDU 238

Municipal Reimbursement for Compensatory Special Education Services for Older Students During the Pandemic

Messrs. Barrett and Eldridge, Ms. Gobi, Messrs. Moore and Timilty, Ms. Moran, Messrs. O'Connor, Gomez and Keenan moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7061-0012, by inserting the following:- “provided further, that notwithstanding section 5A, of chapter 71B, 12A of chapter 71B, section 12C of chapter 71B, or any other general or special law to the contrary, not less than $15,000,000 shall be expended to reimburse districts for the costs associated with providing continuing or compensatory special education services for students who attain the age of 22 or who otherwise become ineligible for special education services in the period between the governor’s declaration of a state of emergency due to COVID-19 on March 10, 2020 and three months after the date that the governor gives notice that the state of emergency has ended, provided further that municipalities may be reimbursed for the eligible costs associated with providing compensatory special education services for said students for a period of time up to two years following the notice that the state of emergency has ended; provided further, in providing continuing or compensatory special education services to students who attain the age of 22 or who otherwise become ineligible for special education services during this time period, districts shall, to the greatest extent feasible, utilize federal funding, including but not limited to Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief funding"; and in said item by striking out the figures “372,883,860” and inserting in place thereof the figures “387,883,860”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-239

EDU 239

Wheaton College Charter Amendment

Mr. Feeney moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after section X the following section: "SECTION X. Section 3 of chapter 84 of the acts of 1912 is hereby amended by striking out the words “the degree of Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- "and confer such degrees as are usually conferred by colleges in the commonwealth, except medical degrees and degrees of juris doctor and master of laws."


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-240

EDU 240

Ethnic & Disease Community Empowerment Center, Inc

Mr. Collins moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 4513-1000, by inserting at the end thereof the following:- "provided further, that not less than $100,000 shall be expended on the Ethnic & Disease Community Empowerment Center, Inc." and in said item by striking the figures "$13,703,566" and inserting in place thereof the following figures:-"$13,603,566"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-241

EDU 241

New Democracy Coalition Civic Education

Mr. Collins moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7066-9600, by adding at the end thereof the following: "; provided further, that not less than $80,000 shall be expended for the New Democracy Coalition, Inc for increasing civic and leadership capacities of students in the communities of Roxbury, Dorchester, Mattapan, and Hyde Park:-"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-241-R1

Redraft EDU 241

New Democracy Coalition Civic Education

Mr. Collins 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 the New Democracy Coalition, Inc., to increase civic engagement and leadership opportunities for students in the Roxbury, Dorchester, Mattapan and Hyde Park sections of the city of Boston"; and

in said section 2, in said item 7010-1192, but striking out the figure “$1,000,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$1,050,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-242-R1

Redraft EDU 242

Haitian Americans United

Mr. Collins moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 0640-0300, by adding at the end thereof the following:- "; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for the Haitian Americans United, Inc for the establishment of a Haitian community center in the city of Boston"; and by striking the figure "$20,000,000" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$20,050,000".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-242

EDU 242

Haitian Americans United

Mr. Collins moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 0640-0300, by adding at the end thereof the following: "; provided further, that not less than $50,000 shall be expended for the Haitian Americans United, Inc for the establishment of a Haitian community center in the city of Boston:-"


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-243

EDU 243

Increased Charter School Reimbursement

Mr. Timilty moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7061-9010, by adding the following words:- "provided further, that for the fiscal year 2022, not less than $621,056 shall be expended for charter school reimbursement in the town of Randolph; not less than $41,365 shall be expended for charter school reimbursement in the town of Easton; not less than $49,530 shall be expended for charter school reimbursement in the town of West Bridgewater; not less than $339,383 shall be expended for charter school reimbursement in the town of Stoughton; not less than $104,156 shall be expended for charter school reimbursement in the town of Braintree";

and by striking out the figure "$149,138,383" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$149,229,814".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-244

EDU 244

Debt-free Future Educator Fund

Messrs. Eldridge, Brady, Lesser, Hinds, O'Connor, Gomez, Feeney, Crighton and Pacheco moved that the proposed new text be amended by adding the following section:-

“SECTION XX. Section 4C. Chapter 15A of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2018 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after Section 19E the following section:-

Section 19F. The board of higher education is hereby authorized and directed to establish a student loan repayment program to be known as the Debt-free Future Educator Fund, for the purpose of encouraging graduates of the Commonwealth’s public institutions of higher education to work as educators in a school district, as defined in section 2 of chapter 70 of the General Laws, by providing for the repayment of their qualified education loans. The term qualified education loan shall mean any indebtedness including interest on such indebtedness incurred to pay tuition or other direct expenses incurred in connection with the pursuit of an undergraduate degree by an applicant but shall not include loans made by any person related to the applicant. The program shall be administered by the board of higher education in consultation with the trustees of the university of Massachusetts, the board of governors of Quincy College and the commissioner of the department of elementary and secondary education.

The board of higher education shall promulgate guidelines, for the effective implementation of the program, which shall include, but not be limited to, the following provisions:

Eligibility for the program shall be limited to educators who have graduated from public institutions of higher education including Quincy College after January first, two thousand and twenty one;

Subject to rules established by the board the commonwealth shall repay a participating educator’s qualified education student loans in full over a period of five years.

The program shall be consistent with chapter 132 of the acts of 2019 goal of diversifying the educator workforce.

If funds appropriated for this program are insufficient to cover costs of eligible applicants, priority shall be given to educators working in school districts with the highest shares of students who are designated as low income, as defined in Chapter 132 of the Acts of 2019.

There is hereby established and set up on the books of the commonwealth a separate fund, to be administered by the board of higher education, which shall be known as the Debt-free Future Educator Fund. The fund shall be credited with: (i)  appropriations, bond proceeds or other money authorized or transferred by the general court and specifically designated to be credited to the fund; (ii) funds from public and private sources, including, but not limited to gifts, grants and donations; (iii) any interest earned on such money. Amounts credited to the Debt-free Future Educator Fund shall be used, without further appropriation, by the board of higher education, to carry out the public educators program established in this section; and (iv) revenues deposited in the fund that are unexpended at the end of a fiscal year shall not revert to the General Fund and shall be available for expenditure in the following fiscal year. No expenditure made from the fund shall cause the fund to become deficient at any point.”

; and further moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2 by inserting after item 7070-0066 the following item:- “7070-0067 Debt-free Future Educator Fund established in Section 4C of this act..................................................$6,000,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-245

EDU 245

Angkor Dance Troupe Youth Classes

Mr. Kennedy moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7010-1192, by adding the following words:- “; provided further, that $25,000 shall be expended to Angkor Dance Troupe, Inc for youth classes and programming ”; and by striking out the figure “$1,000,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$1,025,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-246

EDU 246

Regionalization Grants Extension

Mr. Hinds moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7061-9809, by adding at the end thereof the following:- "; provided further, that funds appropriated for this purpose in fiscal year 2021 may be expended for this purpose until June 30, 2022".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-247

EDU 247

Rural School Aid

Mr. Hinds, Ms. Comerford, Ms. Gobi and Mr. Cyr moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7061-9813, by striking out the figures "$3,000,000" and inserting in place thereof the figures "$4,000,000".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-250

EDU 250

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: FY2022-S3-251

EDU 251

Beyond Soccer

Mr. Finegold moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7061-9611, that $60,000 shall be allocated to Beyond Soccer, Inc. to provide innovative health, athletic and leadership programming for low-income youth in the city of Lawrence


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-251-R1

Redraft EDU 251

Beyond Soccer

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 not less than $70,000 shall be expended to Beyond Soccer, Inc. for innovative health, athletic and leadership programming for low-income youth in the city of Lawrence”; and in said section 2, in said item 7010-1192, by striking out the figure “$1,000,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- $1,070,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-252-R1

Redraft EDU 252

Lawrence Adult Learning Center

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 not less than $20,000 shall be expended to the Lawrence Adult Learning Center in the city of Lawrence for English language learning services and associated programming”; and in said section 2, in said item 7010-1192, by striking out the figure “$1,000,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- $1,020,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-252

EDU 252

Lawrence Adult Learning Center

Mr. Finegold moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7010-1192, that not less than $20,000 shall be allocated for the Lawrence Adult Learning Center to provide ESL, ELL, ESOL, and associated programming to the residents of the City of Lawrence.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-253

EDU 253

Foraleciendo de la Familia

Mr. Finegold moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7010-1192, That $15,000 shall be allocated to Foraleciendo de la Familia for the strengthening families program, to perform skills training for families to reduce risky behaviors, delinquency, drug and alcohol abuse, and improve social skills and school performance.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-253-R1

Redraft EDU 253

Foraleciendo de la Familia

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 not less than $15,000 shall be allocated to Fortaleciendo la Familia Ministries, Inc. in the city of Lawrence for the Strengthening Families Program and to perform skills training for families to reduce risky behaviors, delinquency and drug and alcohol abuse and to improve social skills and school performance”; and by striking out the figure “$1,000,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$1,015,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-254-R1

Redraft EDU 254

Middlesex Community College STEM Equipment

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 $50,000 shall be expended for the purchase of equipment related to science, technology, engineering and math”; and

in said section 2, in said item 7516-0100, by striking out the figure “$26,643,284” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$26,693,284”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-254

EDU 254

Middlesex Community College STEM Equipment

Mr. Kennedy 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 Middlesex Community College for the purchase of equipment related to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math ”; and by striking out the figure “$1,050,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$1,050,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-255

EDU 255

Asociacion Carnavalesca de Massachusetts

Mr. Finegold moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7061-9611, that not less than $20,000 shall be allocated for the Asociacion Carnavalesca de Massachusetts to highlight the colorful tradition of Caribbean Culture in the Merrimack Valley and to provide at-risk youth with assistance programming and after school activities.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-255-R1

Redraft EDU 255

Asociacion Carnavalesca de Massachusetts

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 not less than $20,000 shall be expended to Asociacion Carnavalesca de Massachusetts, Inc. in the city of Lawrence, to highlight the colorful tradition of Caribbean culture in the Merrimack Valley and to provide at-risk youth with assistance programming and after school activities”; and by striking out the figure “$1,000,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$1,020,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-256

EDU 256

Public School Military Mitigation

Mr. Barrett moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7061-0033, by adding the following words:- "provided, that not less than $150,000 shall be made available to the town of Lincoln to mitigate the costs of educating the children of retired-military families"; and in said section 2, in said item 7061-0033, by striking out the figure "$1,300,000" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "$1,450,000".


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-257-R1

Redraft EDU 257

UTEC Lawrence

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 not less than $20,000 shall be expended to UTEC Inc. to expand young adult programming and mentorship in the city of Lawrence”; and

in said section 2, in said item 7010-1192, by striking out the figure “$1,000,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$1,020,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-257

EDU 257

UTEC Lawrence

Mr. Finegold moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7061-9611, That $20,000 be allocated to UTEC Inc. for the purpose of expanding their young adult programming and mentorship in the city of Lawrence


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-258

EDU 258

Dracut Schools

Mr. Finegold moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7010-0005, That $35,000 shall be expended to the school department in the town of Dracut to help with improvements to internet servers and technology replacement


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-258-R1

Redraft EDU 258

Dracut Schools

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 not less than $35,000 shall be expended to the school department in the town of Dracut to support improvements to internet servers and technology replacement”; and

in said section 2, in said item 7010-1192, by striking out the figure “$1,000,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$1,035,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-259

EDU 259

Dennison Memorial Community Center

Mr. Montigny 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 $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”; and by striking out the figure “$1,000,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$1,080,000”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-260

EDU 260

New Bedford Children's Equality and Empowerment

Mr. Montigny 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 $500,000 shall be expended for a 1-time grant program to be administered by the SouthCoast Community Foundation to provide educational, health, wellness, housing security and safety resources to financially disadvantaged youth in the city of New Bedford; and provided further, that unexpended funds up to $250,000 appropriated for this item in fiscal year 2021 shall not revert but shall be made available for the purposes of this item for fiscal year 2022”; and by striking out the figure “$1,000,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$1,500,000”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-260-R1

Redraft EDU 260

New Bedford Children's Equality and Empowerment

Mr. Montigny 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 $500,000 shall be expended to the SouthCoast Community Foundation, Inc., to administer a 1-time grant program to provide educational, health, wellness, housing security and safety resources to financially disadvantaged youth in the city of New Bedford; provided further, that not more than $250,000 appropriated for said grant program in fiscal year 2021 shall not revert but shall be made available for the purposes of the program for fiscal year 2022”; and

in said section 2, in said item 7010-1192, by striking out the figure “$1,000,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$1,500,000”.


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-261

EDU 261

METCO

Ms. Chang-Diaz, Messrs. Crighton and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7010-0012, by adding the following: “Line- Item 7010-0012 of said section 2 of Chapter 227 of the Acts of 2020 is hereby amended by adding the following words:- ; provided further, that funds in this item shall be made available until December 21, 2021”; and in said item by striking out the figure “$26,600,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$27,900,000.”


Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-261-R1

Redraft EDU 261

METCO

Ms. Chang-Diaz, Messrs. Crighton, O'Connor and Collins and Ms. Rausch moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 7010-0012, by adding the following words:- “; provided further, that funds appropriated in this item in fiscal year 2021 shall not revert but shall be made available until December 31, 2021”; and by striking out the figure “$26,600,000” and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- “$27,900,000.”