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Event Detail – Joint Committee on Education

Status:Completed

Event Date:9/27/2011

Start Time:10:00 AM

Location: Gardner Auditorium Get Directions

Event Description

Education Committee hearing on bills related to student issues

Item Bill Number Bill Title Sponsor
1 S185 By Ms. Chang-Diaz, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 185) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Denise Provost, Elizabeth A. Malia, Karen E. Spilka and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent students from dropping out of school. Education. Sonia Chang-Diaz
2 S192 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 192) of Cynthia S. Creem and Martha M. Walz for legislation to authorize a study of school day starting times and schedules. Education. Cynthia S. Creem
3 S238 By Ms. Spilka (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 238) of NAACP Bill Robinson for legislation to interrupt the school to prison pipeline. Education. Karen E. Spilka
4 H142 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 142) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and others relative to increasing the minimum age for school dropouts. Education. Antonio F. D. Cabral
5 H156 By Mr. Puppolo of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 156) of Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. and others for legislation to authorize cities and towns to request the assistance of sheriffs’ departments in truancy enforcement programs. Education. Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr.
6 H176 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 176) of Alice K. Wolf and others relative to reducing the size of certain classes and enhancing student opportunity for achievement and results. Education. Alice K. Wolf
7 H177 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 177) of Alice K. Wolf and others relative to school exclusion data and school dropout reduction. Education. Alice K. Wolf
8 H178 By Ms. Wolf of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 178) of Alice K. Wolf and others relative to long-term suspensions and expulsions of school students. Education. Alice K. Wolf
9 H1057 By Mr. Koutoujian of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1057) of Peter J. Koutoujian relative to creating a commission to regulate commercialism in the public schools. Education. Peter J. Koutoujian
10 H1083 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1083) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to parental involvement in schools. Education. Martha M. Walz
11 H1906 By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1906) of Garrett J. Bradley and Ellen Story for legislation to require students under the age of eighteen who have not graduated to attend school. Education. Garrett J. Bradley
12 H1949 By Mr. Sannicandro of Ashland (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1949) of Tom Sannicandro, Carolyn C. Dykema and another relative to discipline and arrests in the public schools. Education. Tom Sannicandro
13 H1964 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1964) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to reduce the dropout rate of students in the public schools. Education. Martha M. Walz
14 H2719 By Mr. Koutoujian of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2719) of Peter J. Koutoujian relative to creating a commission to regulate commercialism in the public schools. Education. Peter J. Koutoujian
15 H3539 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3539) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others for legislation to require suspended students be accompanied by parents or a legal guardian upon applying for readmittance to public schools in the Commonwealth. Education. Bradley H. Jones, Jr.
16 H3674 By Mr. Devers of Lawrence, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3674) of Marcos A. Devers and others (with the approval of the mayor and city council) for legislation to establish the maximum age for school attendance in the city of Lawrence. Education. [Local Approval Received.] Marcos A. Devers

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