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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Special Commission on Rural School Districts

Follow In My Legislature Date Time Topic Location Status Bills
5/6/2021 2:00 PM The commission shall make recommendations for: (i) improving and expanding the rural school aid grant program and feasibility of including a low and declining student enrollment factor within the existing rural school aid formula; (ii) establishing and including a low and declining student enrollment factor within the foundation budget; (iii) expanding the use of technology to deliver instruction; (iv) enabling operating efficiencies; (v) exploring the use of shared services; (vi) optimizing schools and school districts; (vii) encouraging improvement of fiscal health and educational outcomes; and (viii) other matters related to educational opportunities in rural areas. Virtual Hearing Completed
7/8/2021 11:00 AM Special commission to study and make recommendations concerning the long-term fiscal health of rural school districts. Established by Section 22 of Chapter 132 of the Acts of 2019 Virtual Hearing Completed
9/9/2021 11:00 AM Special commission to study and make recommendations concerning the long-term fiscal health of rural school districts. Established by Section 22 of Chapter 132 of the Acts of 2019. Virtual Hearing Completed
10/6/2021 9:00 AM Special commission to study and make recommendations concerning the long-term fiscal health of rural school districts Virtual Hearing Completed
11/9/2021 9:00 AM Special commission to study and make recommendations concerning the long-term fiscal health of rural school districts. Established by Section 22 of Chapter 132 of the Acts of 2019 Virtual Hearing Completed
5/24/2022 9:00 AM Special commission to study and make recommendations concerning the long-term fiscal health of rural school districts. Established by Section 22 of Chapter 132 of the Acts of 2019 Virtual Hearing Completed