Joint Committee onEducation

Committee Contact Info

Senate Information
Room 111
State House
Boston, MA 02133 
Tel:(617) 722-1673
House Information
Room 473G
State House
Boston, MA 02133 
Tel:(617) 722-2070
It shall be the duty of the committee on Education to consider all matters concerning education (through grade 12) and such other matters as may be referred.
Date Starts Topics Bills Status Location
May 6 2015 10:00 AM Joint Committee on Education (no topics published)   Canceled A-2
May 6 2015 10:00 AM School Climate, School Safety, & Student Discipline

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Completed A-2
May 12 2015 10:00 AM English Language Learners/Bilingual Education and At-Risk Students

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Completed A-2
May 26 2015 10:00 AM Vocational, Regional and Collaborative Education

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Completed A-2
Jun 3 2015 10:00 AM Health

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Completed A-1
Jun 11 2015 10:00 AM Assessments

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Completed A-2
10:00 AM Technology

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Jun 17 2015 10:00 AM Special Education

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Completed A-1
Jul 8 2015 10:00 AM Special Education Finance

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Completed A-2
Jul 15 2015 10:00 AM Transportation and SBA

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Completed A-2
Sep 9 2015 10:00 AM Personnel

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Completed A-2
10:00 AM Libraries

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Sep 16 2015 10:00 AM Early Education & Care, Extra-Curricular Activities, and Learning Time

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Completed B-1
Sep 24 2015 10:00 AM Curriculum

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Completed B-1
Sep 30 2015 10:00 AM Accountability/Compliance & Miscellaneous

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Completed A-2
Oct 6 2015 10:00 AM School Finance & School Choice

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Completed B-1
Oct 13 2015 10:00 AM Charter Schools

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Completed Gardner Auditorium
Feb 8 2016 10:00 AM Joint Committee on Education (no topics published)   Canceled Gardner Auditorium
Mar 7 2016 10:00 AM Education Committee Hearing

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May 6 2016 12:00 PM Education Committee Hearing

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Completed A-2
Bill Num. Title Sponsor Report Type
H.4409  An Act relative to healthy eating in school cafeterias  Joint Committee on Education   Redraft 
H.4410  An Act relative to strengthening background checks  Joint Committee on Education   Redraft 
H.4408  An Act relative to safe schools  Joint Committee on Education   Redraft 
H.4406  An Act relative to dyslexia  Joint Committee on Education   Redraft 
H.4407  An Act to improve augmentative and alternative communication opportunities for children with disabilities  Joint Committee on Education   Redraft 
S.2330  An Act to improve literacy skills  Joint Committee on Education   Redraft 
S.2328  An Act to improve augmentative and alternative communication opportunities for children with disabilities  Joint Committee on Education   Redraft 
S.2329  An Act relative to the promotion of mental health education in Massachusetts high schools  Joint Committee on Education   Redraft 
S.2331  An Act relative to vocational education transportation for nonresident students  Joint Committee on Education   Redraft 

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Bill Num. Title Sponsor Arrived Hearing Schedule
H.3929  An Act Relative to Ending Common Core Education Standards  NONE    1/8/2016  Scheduled For 3/7/2016 10:00:00 AM  
H.3928  An Act to Allow Fair Access to Public Charter Schools  NONE    1/8/2016  Scheduled For 3/7/2016 10:00:00 AM  
H.4052  An Act prohibiting a municipality or regional school district from using public funds or other public resources for the recruitment of students from outside the municipality or regional school district  Peter J. Durant    3/8/2016