Joint Committee onEducation

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Room 111
State House
Boston, MA 02133 
Tel:(617) 722-1673
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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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May 12 2015 10:00 AM English Language Learners/Bilingual Education and At-Risk Students

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Today May 26 2015 10:00 AM Joint Committee on Education (no topics published)   Canceled A-2
Today May 26 2015 10:00 AM Vocational, Regional and Collaborative Education

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Confirmed A-2
Bill Num. Title Sponsor Report Type
H.391  An Act relative to school improvement plans  Patricia A. Haddad   Favorable 
H.513  Resolve providing for an investigation and study by a special commission relative to child suicide  Patricia A. Haddad   Favorable 
H.415  An Act relative to emergency stock epinephrine in schools  Bradley H. Jones, Jr.
Viriato M. deMacedo  
Favorable 
S.343  An Act relative to the modernization of boat registration and marine vessels  Bruce E. Tarr   Discharge to Another Committee 

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Bill Num. Title Sponsor Arrived Hearing Schedule
H.356  An Act relative to school transportation  Carolyn C. Dykema    3/10/2015   
S.302  An Act relative to equity in education funding  Jason M. Lewis    4/15/2015   
S.284  An Act relative to preventing adolescent substance abuse by expanding SBIRT  Jennifer L. Flanagan    4/15/2015   
S.255  An Act relative to special education transportation costs  Cynthia S. Creem    4/15/2015   
S.256  An Act relative to circuit breaker reimbursement  Cynthia S. Creem    4/15/2015   
S.254  An Act authorizing a study of starting times and schedules  Cynthia S. Creem    4/15/2015   
S.282  An Act ensuring adequate nursing services at public schools  Jennifer L. Flanagan    4/15/2015   
S.283  An Act prohibiting the Commonwealth from discrimination against those providing special education services to Massachusetts students under the authority and direction of chapter 71B of the General Laws of Massachusetts  Jennifer L. Flanagan    4/15/2015   
H.442  An Act relative to school-served food products  James R. Miceli    3/10/2015   
H.476  An Act to provide eduction funding to municipalities with identified nationally-known special purpose educational schools  Tom Sannicandro    3/10/2015   
H.392  An Act relative to special education funding  Patricia A. Haddad    3/10/2015   
H.393  An Act to assure opportunity for all students with disabilities  Patricia A. Haddad    3/10/2015   
H.485  An Act relative to charter schools  Frank I. Smizik    3/10/2015   
H.486  An Act relative to circuit breaker reimbursement  Frank I. Smizik    3/10/2015   
H.487  An Act relative to special education transportation costs  Frank I. Smizik    3/10/2015   
H.364  An Act relative to school transportation  John V. Fernandes    3/10/2015   
H.363  An Act relative to students with severe disabilities  John V. Fernandes    3/10/2015   
H.316  An Act relative to the number of days missed by a student at a public school  Garrett J. Bradley    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 5/12/2015 10:00:00 AM  
H.313  An Act raising the compulsory attendance age to 18  Garrett J. Bradley    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 5/12/2015 10:00:00 AM  
H.314  An Act relative to chapter 70  Garrett J. Bradley    3/10/2015   
H.315  An Act relative to the dismissal of teachers  Garrett J. Bradley    3/10/2015   
H.318  An Act to improve augmentative and alternative communication opportunities for children with disabilities  Garrett J. Bradley    3/10/2015   
H.329  An Act relative to increasing special education circuit breaker and regional transportation reimbursement  Thomas J. Calter    3/10/2015   
H.330  An Act relative to special education budgets  Thomas J. Calter    3/10/2015   
H.367  An Act for mandatory physical education for all students grades K-12  Gloria L. Fox    3/10/2015   
H.366  An Act comprehensive sexual education and violence prevention programs  Gloria L. Fox    3/10/2015   
H.368  An Act to establish a school pilot anti-violence silent alarm program  Gloria L. Fox    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 5/6/2015 10:00:00 AM  
S.336  An Act to promote global trade and economic development through bi-literacy  Karen E. Spilka    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 5/12/2015 10:00:00 AM  
S.335  An Act relative to special education reimbursements  Karen E. Spilka    4/15/2015   
H.426  An Act relative to education funding for charter schools  Stephen Kulik    3/10/2015   
H.479  An Act to authorize codes of conduct for players, coaches, officials and parents in athletic settings  Angelo M. Scaccia    3/10/2015   
H.481  An Act relative to teacher certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation  John W. Scibak    3/10/2015   
S.299  An Act to establish school nutrition education classes  Brian A. Joyce    4/15/2015   
H.323  An Act to implement full-day kindergarten  Antonio F. D. Cabral    3/10/2015   
H.466  An Act requiring parental consent on sex education in public schools  Elizabeth A. Poirier    3/10/2015   
S.320  An Act strengthening the anti-bullying law  Mark C. Montigny    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 5/6/2015 10:00:00 AM  
S.263  An Act to promote a coordinated public school focus on students with disabilities  Sal N. DiDomenico    4/15/2015   
S.264  An Act relating to special education funding  Sal N. DiDomenico    4/15/2015   
H.307  An Act directing the Department of Education to include a course in civics as a high school graduation requirement  F. Jay Barrows    3/10/2015   
S.295  An Act relative to student assessment data  Patricia D. Jehlen    4/15/2015   
H.480  An Act establishing a school choice circuit breaker  John W. Scibak    3/10/2015   
S.293  An Act including transitory student enrollment in the calculation of aid under Chapter 70  Patricia D. Jehlen    4/15/2015   
S.292  An Act relative to charter school enrollment  Patricia D. Jehlen    4/15/2015   
H.385  An Act To Regulate School Enrollment  Colleen M. Garry    3/10/2015   
H.382  An Act regarding surveys in public schools  Colleen M. Garry    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 5/6/2015 10:00:00 AM  
H.398  An Act relative to civics course curriculum  Paul R. Heroux    3/10/2015   
H.380  An Act to require certification of all public school teachers  Denise C. Garlick    3/10/2015   
H.419  An Act relative to special education funding  James M. Kelcourse    3/10/2015   
H.493  An Act relative to charter schools  Thomas M. Stanley    3/10/2015   
H.441  An Act to waive the DESE teacher licensing fee  Paul McMurtry    3/10/2015   
H.482  An Act to increase accountability in school choice reimbursement  John W. Scibak    3/10/2015   
H.467  An Act to improve student retention in charter schools  Denise Provost    3/10/2015   
H.371  An Act relative to educator excellence  Sean Garballey    3/10/2015   
H.372  An Act relative to teaching excellence  Sean Garballey    3/10/2015   
H.373  An Act relative to teaching the history of working people  Sean Garballey    3/10/2015   
H.399  An Act to establish a pilot study grant award for strengths-based prevention of bullying events in schools with moderate to high rates of bullying events  Paul R. Heroux    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 5/6/2015 10:00:00 AM  
H.491  An Act relative to geography education  Todd M. Smola    3/10/2015   
S.287  An Act relative to school funding  Anne M. Gobi    4/15/2015   
H.343  An Act increasing voting opportunities and online voter registration awareness in public schools  Diana DiZoglio    3/10/2015   
H.460  An Act relative to special education finance  Alice Hanlon Peisch    3/10/2015   
H.339  An Act relative to providing health education in schools  Marjorie C. Decker    3/10/2015   
H.3223  An Act relative to universal full-day kindergarten  Marjorie C. Decker    3/27/2015   
H.350  An Act establishing a moratorium for Commonwealth charter schools  James J. Dwyer    3/10/2015   
H.477  An Act interrupting the school to prison pipeline  Tom Sannicandro    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 5/6/2015 10:00:00 AM  
H.352  An Act imposing a moratorium on new mandated education programs and expenses  James J. Dwyer    3/10/2015   
H.353  An Act relative to school transportation  James J. Dwyer    3/10/2015   
H.354  An Act relative to the maximum age of enrollment  James J. Dwyer    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 5/12/2015 10:00:00 AM  
H.351  An Act establishing an educational mandate working group  James J. Dwyer    3/10/2015   
H.383  An Act relative to transportation of regional vocational schools  Colleen M. Garry    3/10/2015   
H.384  An Act to promote fairness between traditional public schools and regional vocational schools  Colleen M. Garry    3/10/2015   
S.288  An Act relative to vocational education transportation for nonresident students  Anne M. Gobi    4/15/2015   
H.471  An Act concerning media literacy in schools  David M. Rogers    3/10/2015   
H.483  An Act relative to the harmful distribution of sexually explicit visual material  Alan Silvia    3/10/2015   
S.289  An Act relative to regional bonus aid  Anne M. Gobi    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 5/26/2015 10:00:00 AM  
H.488  An Act relative to charter school boards  Frank I. Smizik    3/10/2015   
S.337  An Act interrupting the school to prison pipeline  Karen E. Spilka    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 5/6/2015 10:00:00 AM  
H.496  An Act for the further promotion of racial balance  Benjamin Swan    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 5/6/2015 10:00:00 AM  
H.497  An Act to eliminate the use of the MCAS for high school graduation  Benjamin Swan    3/10/2015   
S.319  An Act relative to projects funded by the school building authority  Thomas M. McGee    4/15/2015   
H.305  An Act relative to changing the minimum age requirement for Kindergarten  Brian M. Ashe    3/10/2015   
H.465  An Act relative to the incorporation of civics in the high school curriculum  Elizabeth A. Poirier    3/10/2015   
H.336  An Act to improve educational outcomes for children in the Commonwealth from birth through school age  Tackey Chan    3/10/2015   
H.381  An Act establishing an interscholastic athletic competition working group  Denise C. Garlick    3/10/2015   
H.328  An Act clarifying the rights of employees in education collaboratives  Thomas J. Calter    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 5/26/2015 10:00:00 AM  
S.265  An Act relative to healthy youth  Sal N. DiDomenico    4/15/2015   
S.257  An Act supporting the local determination of educational competency and multiple forms of academic assessment  Cynthia S. Creem    4/15/2015   
S.349  An Act concerning media literacy in schools  Daniel A. Wolf    4/15/2015   
H.403  An Act relative to total amounts distributed to cities and town for the purpose of education  Bradford R. Hill    3/10/2015   
H.365  An Act relative to testing requirements for veterans who wish to become educators  Michael J. Finn    3/10/2015   
H.453  An Act relating to high school graduation requirements for students with learning disabilities  Alice Hanlon Peisch    3/10/2015   
H.501  An Act relative to the Massachusetts YouthBuild program  Timothy J. Toomey, Jr.    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 5/12/2015 10:00:00 AM  
H.401  An Act relative to special education funding reform  Bradford R. Hill    3/10/2015   
H.454  An Act relative to school attendance  Alice Hanlon Peisch    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 5/12/2015 10:00:00 AM  
H.458  An Act to assist parental choice concerning special education placements  Alice Hanlon Peisch    3/10/2015   
H.499  An Act mandating the accreditation of secondary graphic communications education in vocational and technical schools  Benjamin Swan    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 5/26/2015 10:00:00 AM  
S.325  An Act establishing a special commission relative to digital textbooks  Marc R. Pacheco    4/15/2015   
H.452  An Act relative to dropout prevention and recovery  Alice Hanlon Peisch    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 5/12/2015 10:00:00 AM  
H.337  An Act requiring food allergen certification in vocational schools  Tackey Chan    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 5/26/2015 10:00:00 AM  
H.439  An Act regarding parental notification and consent  Joseph D. McKenna    3/10/2015   
H.470  An Act establishing a special commission relative to reimbursements of school busing costs  Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr.    3/10/2015   
H.416  An Act relative to the consideration of ergonomically designed school buildings  Louis L. Kafka    3/10/2015   
S.345  An Act relative to the teaching of American Sign Language  James E. Timilty    4/15/2015   
H.394  An Act relative to educator licensure  Patricia A. Haddad    3/10/2015   
H.395  An Act relative to providing feedback on educator certification tests  Patricia A. Haddad    3/10/2015   
H.484  An Act requiring hand sanitizer dispensers in schools  Alan Silvia    3/10/2015   
H.505  An Act relative to special education reimbursements  Chris Walsh    3/10/2015   
H.506  An Act providing for an investigation and study by a special commission relative to mandated reports and data submissions required of local school districts  Chris Walsh    3/10/2015   
S.350  An Act related to just cause terminations  Daniel A. Wolf    4/15/2015   
H.374  An Act regarding certification of librarians  Sean Garballey    3/10/2015   
H.431  An Act relative to target share funding  James J. Lyons, Jr.    3/10/2015   
S.326  An Act establishing a moratorium for Commonwealth charter schools  Marc R. Pacheco    4/15/2015   
S.330  An Act relative to special education enrollment  Richard J. Ross    4/15/2015   
S.277  An Act enhancing school district transportation safety  Benjamin B. Downing    4/15/2015   
S.331  An Act to reduce paperwork within the department of elementary and secondary education  Richard J. Ross    4/15/2015   
H.443  An Act to support schools and communities to increase opportunities for physical activity  Aaron Michlewitz    3/10/2015   
H.417  An Act improving students’ access to life saving treatments  Louis L. Kafka    3/10/2015   
H.3226  An Act establishing an education review and governance commission  Stephen Kulik    3/27/2015   
H.362  An Act mandating CPR training in public schools  John V. Fernandes    3/10/2015   
H.444  An Act to further narrow the Achievement Gap  Frank A. Moran    3/10/2015   
H.492  An Act relative to education standards  Todd M. Smola    3/10/2015   
H.400  An Act relative to special education  Bradford R. Hill    3/10/2015   
H.507  An Act relative to financial literacy in schools  Chris Walsh    3/10/2015   
H.369  An Act protecting the religious freedom of students  Paul K. Frost    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 5/6/2015 10:00:00 AM  
S.332  An Act to involve youth in civic engagement  Michael F. Rush    4/15/2015   
S.334  An Act relative to charter school community impacts  Karen E. Spilka    4/15/2015   
S.261  An Act to improve literacy skills  Sal N. DiDomenico    4/15/2015   
H.428  An Act to increase public school funding in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts  David Paul Linsky    3/10/2015   
H.508  An Act relative to greater transparency and accountability for out of district placement costs  Chris Walsh    3/10/2015   
H.504  An Act requiring school districts to adopt a certain health program  David T. Vieira    3/10/2015   
H.418  An Act Relative to Massachusetts High School Diplomas  Mary S. Keefe    3/10/2015   
H.319  An Act promoting collaboration at level 4/5 schools  Michael D. Brady    3/10/2015   
H.388  An Act relative to charter revocation  Danielle W. Gregoire    3/10/2015   
H.389  An Act relative to charter reconsideration  Danielle W. Gregoire    3/10/2015   
H.390  An Act establishing a financial literacy curriculum  Danielle W. Gregoire    3/10/2015   
H.438  An Act relative to the disclosure of information of public school athletic resources and interscholastic athletic authorized representatives  Christopher M. Markey    3/10/2015   
H.468  An Act requiring reports on the state’s implementation of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act  Denise Provost    3/10/2015   
H.332  An Act creating a school resource officer grant program and fund  James M. Cantwell    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 5/6/2015 10:00:00 AM  
H.306  An Act relative to inquiry-based science, technology, engineering and mathematics education  Bruce J. Ayers    3/10/2015   
H.478  An Act expanding inclusive transition programs for students with severe disabilities  Tom Sannicandro    3/10/2015   
S.286  An Act providing immediate childcare assistance to homeless families  Linda Dorcena Forry    4/15/2015   
H.358  An Act relative to regional bonus aid  Kimberly N. Ferguson    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 5/26/2015 10:00:00 AM  
H.359  An Act relative to the powers and duties of a regional school district  Kimberly N. Ferguson    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 5/26/2015 10:00:00 AM  
H.3394  An Act relative to the safety of school children  Kate Hogan    5/18/2015   
S.245  An Act relative to the administration of diabetes medication  William N. Brownsberger    4/15/2015   
H.509  An Act relative to regional school transportation  Timothy R. Whelan    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 5/26/2015 10:00:00 AM  
H.510  An Act relative to the regional school transportation reimbursement fund  Timothy R. Whelan    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 5/26/2015 10:00:00 AM  
S.344  An Act relative to school safety on election day  James E. Timilty    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 5/6/2015 10:00:00 AM  
H.333  An Act relative to recovery high schools  James M. Cantwell    3/10/2015   
H.511  An Act relative to the powers and duties of a regional school district  Timothy R. Whelan    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 5/26/2015 10:00:00 AM  
H.334  An Act relative to accommodations for special needs students taking the MCAS examination  James M. Cantwell    3/10/2015   
S.318  An Act to promote quality physical education  Thomas M. McGee    4/15/2015   
H.320  An Act prohibiting for-profit entities from managing charter schools  Michael D. Brady    3/10/2015   
H.322  An Act to establish a new high school diploma  Antonio F. D. Cabral    3/10/2015   
H.375  An Act relative to the composition of the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education  Sean Garballey    3/10/2015   
S.258  An Act relative to financial literacy curriculum  Viriato M. deMacedo    4/15/2015   
S.248  An Act providing health education in schools  Harriette L. Chandler    4/15/2015   
S.249  An Act to involve youth in civic engagement  Harriette L. Chandler    4/15/2015   
S.327  An Act to further narrow the achievement gap  Anthony W. Petruccelli    4/15/2015   
S.250  An Act to assist parental choice concerning special education placements  Sonia Chang-Diaz    4/15/2015   
S.251  An Act relative to dropout prevention and recovery  Sonia Chang-Diaz    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 5/12/2015 10:00:00 AM  
S.333  An Act relative to safety response in schools  Michael F. Rush    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 5/6/2015 10:00:00 AM  
H.494  An Act Relative to National Background Check Fees  Thomas M. Stanley    3/10/2015   
H.402  An Act relative to school foundation budgets  Bradford R. Hill    3/10/2015   
S.246  An Act relative to school transportation parity  William N. Brownsberger    4/15/2015   
H.432  An Act creating assignment levels in the Department of Early Education and Care  Elizabeth A. Malia    3/10/2015   
H.424  An Act supporting municipal fiscal stability through a special education stabilization fund  Peter V. Kocot    3/10/2015   
H.3397  An Act relative to the restraint of children in schools  Brian R. Mannal    5/18/2015   
H.435  An Act to address regional school transportation parity  Brian R. Mannal    3/10/2015   
H.310  An Act to provide equal access to the Bureau of Special Education Appeals  Jennifer E. Benson    3/10/2015   
H.3389  An Act to promote education opportunity for English language learners and students with special needs  Evandro C. Carvalho    5/18/2015   
S.297  An Act further defining the role of school resource officers  Patricia D. Jehlen    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 5/6/2015 10:00:00 AM  
S.347  An Act relative to interagency collaboration for dropout prevention  James T. Welch    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 5/12/2015 10:00:00 AM  
H.304  An Act relative to limited liability corporations dealing with children  James Arciero    3/10/2015   
H.3402  An Act to provide targeted pre-k education to all four year old children meeting specific requirements in all gateway cities (26)  Alan Silvia    5/18/2015   
H.475  An Act relative to school transportation parity  Daniel J. Ryan    3/10/2015   
H.340  An Act relative to a moratorium on high stakes testing and PARCC  Marjorie C. Decker    3/10/2015   
H.360  An Act Relative to Student Online Information Protection Policies  Kimberly N. Ferguson    3/10/2015   
H.404  An Act concerning athletic activities of students with disabilities  Kevin G. Honan    3/10/2015   
H.3225  An Act establishing funds to provide for increases in English language learners in school districts  John V. Fernandes    3/27/2015  Scheduled For 5/12/2015 10:00:00 AM  
S.296  An Act removing limitations on quality assessment of all charter school proposals  Patricia D. Jehlen    4/15/2015   
S.260  An Act enhancing the educational outcomes of expectant and parenting students  Sal N. DiDomenico    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 5/12/2015 10:00:00 AM  
H.361  An Act relative to special education enrollment  Kimberly N. Ferguson    3/10/2015   
S.294  An Act providing time to develop better measures of and assistance for student learning  Patricia D. Jehlen    4/15/2015   
S.313  An Act to establish a discretionary grant program for students with autism  Barbara L'Italien    4/15/2015   
S.314  An Act to improve augmentative and alternative communication opportunities for children with disabilities  Barbara L'Italien    4/15/2015   
H.396  An Act to accelerate student success through expanded learning time  Patricia A. Haddad    3/10/2015   
H.422  An Act to establish the state seal of biliteracy  Kay Khan    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 5/12/2015 10:00:00 AM  
S.316  An Act relative to comprehensive sexual abuse prevention education  Joan B. Lovely    4/15/2015   
H.327  An Act to close the achievement gap for English Language learners  Antonio F. D. Cabral    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 5/12/2015 10:00:00 AM  
S.346  An Act establishing a skin cancer and sun safety education program in public schools  James E. Timilty    4/15/2015   
H.308  An Act Relative to Special Education Services for Low Incidence Populations  Jennifer E. Benson    3/10/2015   
H.309  An Act to Promote Cost-Effective, High Quality In-District Programs for Students with Disability  Jennifer E. Benson    3/10/2015   
H.370  An Act relative to the Common Core Opt Out for School Districts  Paul K. Frost 
Keiko M. Orrall  
3/10/2015   
H.3391  An Act related to unfunded mandates on public schools  Daniel M. Donahue 
Carolyn C. Dykema  
5/18/2015   
H.457  An Act relative to education collaboratives  Alice Hanlon Peisch    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 5/26/2015 10:00:00 AM  
H.344  An Act relative to substance abuse education in public schools  Diana DiZoglio 
Kathleen O'Connor Ives  
3/10/2015   
H.445  An Act relative to special education funding  David K. Muradian, Jr. 
Bradford R. Hill  
3/10/2015   
H.472  An Act expanding the special education reimbursement program  John H. Rogers    3/10/2015   
H.434  An Act relative to modifying the Chapter 70 funding formula  Brian R. Mannal    3/10/2015   
H.455  An Act establishing a commission to study vocational-technical schools  Alice Hanlon Peisch    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 5/26/2015 10:00:00 AM  
H.3396  An Act to examine the effectiveness of Common Core Standards in public schools  Brian R. Mannal    5/18/2015   
H.429  An Act relative to ensuring the wellbeing of all children in the Commonwealth  Jay D. Livingstone    3/10/2015   
S.259  An Act relative to protecting student witnesses  Viriato M. deMacedo    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 5/6/2015 10:00:00 AM  
H.412  An Act relative to holding Chapter 70 funding harmless  Bradley H. Jones, Jr.    3/10/2015   
H.409  An Act relative to charter school renewal  Bradley H. Jones, Jr.    3/10/2015   
H.3221  An Act relative to healthy eating in school cafeterias  Jennifer E. Benson    3/27/2015   
H.447  An Act relative to school threats  Harold P. Naughton, Jr.    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 5/6/2015 10:00:00 AM  
H.405  An Act relative to the school turnaround process  Kevin G. Honan    3/10/2015   
H.473  An Act concerning genocide education  Jeffrey N. Roy 
Karen E. Spilka  
3/10/2015   
H.474  An Act relative to student data privacy  Jeffrey N. Roy    3/10/2015   
S.285  An Act further regulating family child care homes  Linda Dorcena Forry    4/15/2015   
H.450  An Act Relative to Informational Technology Upgrade Reimbursements for PARCC Compliance  Keiko M. Orrall    3/10/2015   
H.425  An Act establishing an educational mandate task force  Robert M. Koczera    3/10/2015   
H.411  An Act relative to non-public school student access to the MCAS exam  Bradley H. Jones, Jr.    3/10/2015   
H.410  An Act relative to parental notification  Bradley H. Jones, Jr.    3/10/2015   
S.262  An Act for language opportunity for our kids  Sal N. DiDomenico    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 5/12/2015 10:00:00 AM  
H.427  An Act relative to Massachusetts Public Libraries and home educated children  Kevin J. Kuros    3/10/2015   
H.456  An Act establishing an educational mandate task force  Alice Hanlon Peisch    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 5/6/2015 10:00:00 AM  
S.269  An Act relative to the compostion of the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education  Kenneth J. Donnelly    4/15/2015   
H.414  An Act relative to Board of Elementary and Secondary Education accountability  Bradley H. Jones, Jr.    3/10/2015   
H.413  An Act relative to a PARCC workgroup  Bradley H. Jones, Jr.    3/10/2015   
H.498  An Act relative to language opportunity for our kids  Jeffrey Sánchez    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 5/12/2015 10:00:00 AM  
S.247  An Act to stop educator sexual abuse, misconduct and exploitation  William N. Brownsberger    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 5/6/2015 10:00:00 AM  
H.386  An Act relative to social media password privacy  Kenneth I. Gordon 
James M. Cantwell  
3/10/2015   
H.376  An Act concerning unfunded education mandates  Sean Garballey    3/10/2015   
S.270  An Act relative to school transportation  Kenneth J. Donnelly    4/15/2015   
S.271  An Act to improve the excellence to teaching programs  Kenneth J. Donnelly    4/15/2015   
H.338  An Act relative to positive outcomes and relations for students  Claire D. Cronin 
Thomas P. Kennedy  
3/10/2015  Scheduled For 5/6/2015 10:00:00 AM  
S.272  An Act relative to regional school district capital project funding  Kenneth J. Donnelly    4/15/2015   
S.310  An Act expanding inclusive transition programs for students with severe disabilities  Barbara L'Italien    4/15/2015   
H.448  An Act relative to healthy youth  James J. O'Day 
Paul Brodeur  
3/10/2015   
H.408  An Act relative to parental notification for out-of-school-district counseling referrals  Randy Hunt    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 5/12/2015 10:00:00 AM  
S.300  An Act relative to the transfer of funding for recovery high school summer programming  John F. Keenan    4/15/2015   
H.449  An Act to promote collaboration in Horace Mann and innovation schools  James J. O'Day    3/10/2015   
H.406  An Act relative to safe schools  Kevin G. Honan    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 5/6/2015 10:00:00 AM  
S.290  An Act relative to the powers and duties of a regional school district  Anne M. Gobi    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 5/26/2015 10:00:00 AM  
H.3390  An Act to improve adult basic education access and quality  Daniel Cullinane    5/18/2015   
H.324  An Act to require school attendance up to age eighteen or until graduation  Antonio F. D. Cabral    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 5/12/2015 10:00:00 AM  
S.279  An Act relative to financial literacy in schools  James B. Eldridge    4/15/2015   
H.321  An Act relative to charter school admissions  Paul Brodeur    3/10/2015   
S.291  An Act relative to geography education  Anne M. Gobi    4/15/2015   
S.252  An Act to accelerate student success through expanded learning time  Sonia Chang-Diaz    4/15/2015   
H.3222  An Act relative to regional school bus transportation  Josh S. Cutler    3/27/2015   
H.437  An Act relative to student learning time at Mohawk Trail Regional School District  Paul W. Mark    3/10/2015   
H.512  An Act establishing a personal finance, civic responsibility and general legal curriculum  Jonathan D. Zlotnik    3/10/2015   
H.436  An Act Updating Section 52 of Chapter 71  Paul W. Mark    3/10/2015   
H.311  An Act relative to parental opt-out of PARCC  Donald R. Berthiaume, Jr.    3/10/2015   
H.312  An Act relative to out-of-district vocational school transportation  Donald R. Berthiaume, Jr.    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 5/26/2015 10:00:00 AM  
H.348  An Act relative to establishing a limit for the municipal revenue growth factor  Peter J. Durant    3/10/2015   
H.463  An Act relative to providing screening for dyslexia  Alice Hanlon Peisch    3/10/2015   
H.3227  An Act regarding school choice  Todd M. Smola    3/27/2015   
H.349  An Act establishing a personal financial literacy curriculum in schools  Peter J. Durant    3/10/2015   
H.331  An Act relative to educator evaluations  Kate D. Campanale 
Michael O. Moore  
3/10/2015   
S.312  An Act to address the special education needs of children with dyslexia  Barbara L'Italien    4/15/2015   
H.3398  An Act relative to elementary school achievement  Paul McMurtry    5/18/2015   
H.3228  An Act relative to education funding for gateway communities  Thomas M. Stanley    3/27/2015   
S.311  An Act relative to Massachusetts high school diplomas  Barbara L'Italien    4/15/2015   
H.345  An Act relative to financial literacy programs in schools  Diana DiZoglio    3/10/2015   
H.423  An Act enhancing the educational outcomes of expectant and parenting students  Kay Khan    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 5/12/2015 10:00:00 AM  
S.338  An Act increasing accountability of DESE contracts  Bruce E. Tarr    4/15/2015   
H.357  An Act relative to dress codes in public schools  Robert F. Fennell    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 5/6/2015 10:00:00 AM  
S.339  An Act ensuring charter school integrity  Bruce E. Tarr    4/15/2015   
S.340  An Act relative to school safety issues  Bruce E. Tarr    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 5/6/2015 10:00:00 AM  
S.341  An Act to promote alternative dispute resolution for students  Bruce E. Tarr    4/15/2015   
H.459  An Act relative to teacher preparation and certification  Alice Hanlon Peisch    3/10/2015   
S.303  An Act to strengthen charter school data reporting  Jason M. Lewis    4/15/2015   
S.273  An Act improving state reimbursements for charter schools  Eileen M. Donoghue    4/15/2015   
S.304  An Act An act to strengthen the evaluation process for proposed new charter schools  Jason M. Lewis    4/15/2015   
S.274  An Act relative to charter school tuition payments  Eileen M. Donoghue    4/15/2015   
S.315  An Act to support the transition to adult services for persons with disabilities  Barbara L'Italien    4/15/2015   
H.342  An Act establishing the maximum age for school attendance in the city of Lawrence  Marcos A. Devers    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 5/12/2015 10:00:00 AM  
H.3395  An Act clarifying parental rights in the administration of standardized tests  Elizabeth A. Malia    5/18/2015   
H.3224  An Act relative to civic test requirements for graduation  Shawn Dooley    3/27/2015   
S.328  An Act to provide fair process for students with disabilities  Anthony W. Petruccelli    4/15/2015   
S.329  An Act relative to teaching the history of working people  Anthony W. Petruccelli    4/15/2015   
H.341  An Act to establish pilot programs and subsequent study for universal pre-kindergarten  Marjorie C. Decker    3/10/2015   
H.3392  An Act establishing a foundation budget reserve account  Michelle M. DuBois    5/18/2015   
H.502  An Act relative to student conduct  Steven Ultrino    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 5/6/2015 10:00:00 AM  
S.275  An Act relative to high school financial literacy education  Eileen M. Donoghue    4/15/2015   
H.461  An Act relative to the school choice program  Alice Hanlon Peisch    3/10/2015   
S.348  An Act relative to increased access to safe swimming  James T. Welch    4/15/2015   
H.325  An Act to promote education to prevent sexual harassment and violence against women  Antonio F. D. Cabral    3/10/2015   
H.464  An Act relative to improving student achievement  Alice Hanlon Peisch    3/10/2015   
H.430  An Act authorizing the establishment of a commission to evaluate student health  Jay D. Livingstone    3/10/2015   
H.335  An Act promoting school safety and student success through effective school-based law enforcement  James M. Cantwell 
John F. Keenan  
3/10/2015  Scheduled For 5/6/2015 10:00:00 AM  
S.276  An Act including recycling education in the Massachusetts Science and Technology/Engineering Curriculum Framework  Eileen M. Donoghue    4/15/2015   
H.355  An Act relative to student conduct  James J. Dwyer    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 5/6/2015 10:00:00 AM  
H.326  An Act to expand universal pre-kindergarten  Antonio F. D. Cabral    3/10/2015   
H.500  An Act relative to a commission on advertisements  Walter F. Timilty    3/10/2015   
H.462  An Act Ensuring High Quality Pre-Kindergarten Education  Alice Hanlon Peisch    3/10/2015   
S.321  An Act relative to local approval for charter schools  Michael O. Moore    4/15/2015   
S.317  An Act relative to childhood immunizations  Joan B. Lovely    4/15/2015   
H.3388  An Act relative to civics education  F. Jay Barrows    5/18/2015   
H.489  An Act establishing Universal Early Education and Full-day Kindergarten  Frank I. Smizik    3/10/2015   
H.503  An Act To Improve Safety for Massachusetts Residents Who Suffer Allergies  Aaron Vega    3/10/2015   
S.305  An Act to incentivize efficiencies in the education system of the Commonwealth through the economies of scale  Jason M. Lewis    4/15/2015   
H.433  An Act requiring school districts, with the assistance of the department of elementary and secondary education, to disclose information about required assessments  Elizabeth A. Malia    3/10/2015   
S.298  An Act protecting student privacy  Patricia D. Jehlen    4/15/2015   
S.301  An Act to increase parental awareness of opiate abuse risks  John F. Keenan    4/15/2015   
S.322  An Act related to unfunded mandates on public schools  Kathleen O'Connor Ives    4/15/2015   
S.306  An Act to require authentic assessments of student achievement be used to ensure students are being taught more closely to levels within their personal zones of proximal development  Jason M. Lewis    4/15/2015   
S.253  An Act relative to universal pre-kindergarten access  Sonia Chang-Diaz    4/15/2015   
S.307  An Act relative to providing for the specific needs of students achieving  Jason M. Lewis    4/15/2015   
H.397  An Act requiring public school districts to add civics to their curriculum  Sheila C. Harrington    3/10/2015   
S.308  An Act establishing additional funding for students  Jason M. Lewis    4/15/2015   
S.309  An Act to ensure that gifted and talented students are taught by appropriate educators  Jason M. Lewis    4/15/2015   
S.278  An Act commissioning a study of vocational education  Benjamin B. Downing    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 5/26/2015 10:00:00 AM  
H.440  An Act mandating cardiopulmonary resuscitation training in high schools  Joseph D. McKenna    3/10/2015   
H.3403  An Act relative to strengthening background checks  Walter F. Timilty    5/18/2015   
S.281  An Act to provide equal access to the bureau of special education appeals  James B. Eldridge    4/15/2015   
H.420  An Act relative to special education transportation funding reform  James M. Kelcourse    3/10/2015   
H.490  An Act to ensure charter school transparency and public accountability  Frank I. Smizik    3/10/2015   
H.451  An Act relative to pausing PARCC  Keiko M. Orrall    3/10/2015   
S.266  An Act to improve educational outcomes for children in the Commonwealth from birth through school age  Sal N. DiDomenico    4/15/2015   
S.267  An Act ensuring high quality pre-kindergarten education  Sal N. DiDomenico    4/15/2015   
H.469  An Act relative to maintaining school funding  Denise Provost    3/10/2015   
S.268  An Act for universal early education and full-day kindergarten  Sal N. DiDomenico    4/15/2015   
H.3393  An Act providing for mandatory recess time in elementary schools  Paul K. Frost    5/18/2015   
H.347  An Act to examine the issue of funding excessive class size  Michelle M. DuBois    3/10/2015   
H.377  An Act relating to national fingerprint checks for school employees  Sean Garballey    3/10/2015   
H.378  An Act relative to standards for highly qualified teachers in institutional settings  Sean Garballey    3/10/2015   
S.342  An Act to provide child exploitation awareness education  Bruce E. Tarr    4/15/2015   
H.421  An Act relative to out of district placements  James M. Kelcourse    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 5/26/2015 10:00:00 AM  
H.495  An Act relative to student data  William M. Straus    3/10/2015   
S.323  An Act relative to cost mitigation for school districts  Kathleen O'Connor Ives    4/15/2015   
H.407  An Act relative to high school civics requirement  Daniel J. Hunt    3/10/2015   
H.346  An Act relative to civic education in public schools  Diana DiZoglio 
Sean Garballey  
3/10/2015   
S.324  An Act relative to education  Kathleen O'Connor Ives    4/15/2015   
H.379  An Act relative to comprehensive sexual abuse prevention education  Sean Garballey    3/10/2015   
H.19  An Act relative to protecting the federal tax qualification status of Massachusetts public retirement plans      3/10/2015   
H.446  Resolve providing for an investigation and study by a special commission relative to low-income students and special education  Harold P. Naughton, Jr.    3/10/2015   
H.387  Resolve establishing a charter school commission  Danielle W. Gregoire    3/10/2015   
S.280  Resolve establishing a special commission on two-generation approaches to childhood education  James B. Eldridge    4/15/2015