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Joint Committee onEducation

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Room 312D
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
Apr 9 2013 10:00 AM ELLs/Bilingual Education & Assessments

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Completed A-1
May 7 2013 10:00 AM Accountability, Charter Schools, & Expanded Learning Time

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Completed A-1 (10:00-1:00); Room 222 (1:00-3:00)
May 14 2013 10:00 AM Curriculum - Health/Sex Education

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Completed A-1 (10:00 - 1:00); Gardner Auditorium (1:00-3:00)
May 30 2013 10:00 AM School Climate & Safety

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Completed A-1
Jun 6 2013 10:00 AM Special Education & Collaboratives

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Completed A-1
Jun 13 2013 10:00 AM Special Education Finance

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Completed A-1
Jun 20 2013 10:00 AM Early Education & Care, College & Career Readiness, & Extra-Currciular Activities

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Completed A-1
Jun 27 2013 10:00 AM Accountability/Compliance & Technology

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Completed A-1
Sep 12 2013 10:00 AM Health

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Completed A-1
Sep 19 2013 10:00 AM Personnel and Libraries

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Completed A-1
Oct 8 2013 10:00 AM At-risk Students and School Discipline

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Completed Gardner Auditorium
Oct 17 2013 10:00 AM School Finance

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Completed A-1
Oct 24 2013 10:00 AM Transportation, Voc-Tech, Regional Schools, & SBA

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Completed A-1
Oct 31 2013 10:00 AM Curriculum II

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Completed A-1
Feb 18 2014 11:00 AM Miscellaneous - S.1957 & H.2993

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Completed A-2
Mar 18 2014 2:30 PM H.3941: An Act relative to the Pathfinder Regional Vocational-Technical High School

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Completed B-2
Jun 18 2014 10:00 AM Curriculum & Assessments

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Completed B-1
Jul 10 2014 10:00 AM Extra-Curricular

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Completed A-2
Bill Num. Title Sponsor Report Type
H.4073  An Act establishing a grant program for expanding learning time and improving student success  Joint Committee on Education   Redraft 
H.4249  An Act relative to special education finance  Joint Committee on Education   Redraft 

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Bill Num. Title Sponsor Arrived Hearing Schedule
H.362  An Act establishing a commission to study the feasibility of a charter school for students on the autism spectrum  Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 5/7/2013 10:00:00 AM  
H.505  An Act for the further promotion of racial balance  Benjamin Swan    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 5/30/2013 10:00:00 AM  
H.349  An Act to implement full-day kindergarten.  Antonio F. D. Cabral    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 6/20/2013 10:00:00 AM  
H.448  An Act relative to the disclosure of information of public school athletic resources and interscholastic athletic authorized representatives  Christopher M. Markey    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 6/20/2013 10:00:00 AM  
H.374  An Act establishing a Chapter 70 foundation budget study group  James J. Dwyer    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 10/17/2013 10:00:00 AM  
H.378  An Act relative to the maximum age of enrollment  James J. Dwyer    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 10/8/2013 10:00:00 AM  
H.424  An Act relative to the establishment of mandatory school safety procedures   Bradford Hill    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 5/30/2013 10:00:00 AM  
H.464  An Act relative to improving student achievement   Alice Hanlon Peisch    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 5/7/2013 10:00:00 AM  
H.360  An Act creating a school resource officer grant program and fund  James M. Cantwell    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 5/30/2013 10:00:00 AM  
H.353  An Act to close the achievement gap for English Language learners  Antonio F. D. Cabral    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 4/9/2013 10:00:00 AM  
H.462  An Act relative to the maximum permissible age for school attendance   Alice Hanlon Peisch    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 10/8/2013 10:00:00 AM  
H.533  An act to promote global trade and economic development through dual language and biliteracy   Martha M. Walz    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 4/9/2013 10:00:00 AM  
H.530  An Act relative to charter schools  Martha M. Walz    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 5/7/2013 10:00:00 AM  
H.499  An Act to Equity and Fairness for Students with Disabilities  Theodore C. Speliotis    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 6/6/2013 10:00:00 AM  
S.278  An Act to establish a commission on full and fair education funding and administration  James E. Timilty    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 10/17/2013 10:00:00 AM  
H.529  An Act promoting public school success  Martha M. Walz    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 5/7/2013 10:00:00 AM  
H.468  An Act to improve student retention in charter schools  Denise Provost    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 5/7/2013 10:00:00 AM  
H.531  An Act enhancing educational opportunities  Martha M. Walz    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 5/7/2013 10:00:00 AM  
H.434  Resolve relative to improving the calculation of foundation budgets  Bradley H. Jones, Jr.    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 10/17/2013 10:00:00 AM  
S.233  An Act promoting equal opportunities for students with disabilities  James B. Eldridge    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 6/6/2013 10:00:00 AM  
H.479  An Act relative to enhancing English opportunities for all students in the Commonwealth   Jeffrey Sánchez    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 4/9/2013 10:00:00 AM  
H.532  An Act relative to technical corrections of the achievement gap law  Martha M. Walz    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 5/7/2013 10:00:00 AM  
H.445  An Act relative to recognizing cheerleading as a sport  Brian R. Mannal    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 6/20/2013 10:00:00 AM  
S.235  An Act to further narrow the achievement gap  Barry R. Finegold    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 5/7/2013 10:00:00 AM  
S.270  An Act to promote global trade and economic development through dual language and bi-literacy  Karen E. Spilka    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 4/9/2013 10:00:00 AM  
H.457  An Act reviving the foundation budget review commission  Alice Hanlon Peisch 
Jason M. Lewis  
1/22/2013  Scheduled For 10/17/2013 10:00:00 AM  
H.379  An Act establishing a commission to study school safety and security  James J. Dwyer    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 5/30/2013 10:00:00 AM  
S.273  An Act relative to school safety issues  Bruce E. Tarr    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 5/30/2013 10:00:00 AM  
S.252  An Act relative to school safety  Richard T. Moore    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 5/30/2013 10:00:00 AM  
S.207  An Act reviving the Foundation Budget Review Commission  Sonia Chang-Diaz    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 10/17/2013 10:00:00 AM  
S.225  An Act relative to enhancing english opportunities for all students in the Commonwealth  Sal N. DiDomenico    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 4/9/2013 10:00:00 AM  
S.259  An Act to provide fair process for students with disabilities  Anthony W. Petruccelli    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 6/6/2013 10:00:00 AM  
H.361  Resolve establishing a special commission on school safety  Tackey Chan    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 5/30/2013 10:00:00 AM  
H.390  An Act to establish a school pilot anti-violence silent alarm program  Gloria L. Fox    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 5/30/2013 10:00:00 AM  
H.3291  An Act relative to the safety of school children  Kate Hogan    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 5/30/2013 10:00:00 AM  
H.4200  An Act relative to the scheduling of high school athletic contests  John W. Scibak    6/20/2014  Scheduled For 7/10/2014 10:00:00 AM  
Committee Documents
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9/30/2013 Joint Education J14 REPORT - FINAL Download PDF

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