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Event Detail – Joint Committee on Education

Status:Completed

Event Date:4/9/2013

Start Time:10:00 AM

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ELLs/Bilingual Education & Assessments

Item Bill Number Bill Title Sponsor
1 S219 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 219) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation to support the local determination of educational competency and multiple forms of academic assessment. Education. Cynthia S. Creem
2 S250 By Mr. Richard T. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 250) of Richard T. Moore, Michael R. Knapik and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to the competency determination for high school graduation. Education. Richard T. Moore
3 H327 By Ms. Andrews of Orange, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 327) of Denise Andrews and others relative to public school foreign language competency for students in grades pre-kindergarten to 12. Education. Denise Andrews
4 H348 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 348) of Antonio F. D. Cabral relative to high school graduation requirements. Education. Antonio F. D. Cabral
5 H358 By Mr. Cantwell of Marshfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 358) of James M. Cantwell and Thomas J. Calter relative to accommodations for special needs students taking the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) examination. Education. James M. Cantwell
6 H385 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 385) of John V. Fernandes and others relative to an alternate MCAS completion plan for students with certain disabilities. Education. John V. Fernandes
7 H432 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 432) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to non-public school student access to the MCAS exam. Education. Bradley H. Jones, Jr.
8 H444 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 444) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others that the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education promulgating emergency regulations to modify the process governing the Massachusetts comprehensive assessment system. Education. Elizabeth A. Malia
9 H453 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 453) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to high school graduation requirements for students with learning disabilities. Education. Alice Hanlon Peisch
10 H489 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 489) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others for legislation to ensure that high school graduates possess a reasonable breadth and depth of knowledge and skills. Education. Carl M. Sciortino, Jr.
11 H490 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 490) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others for legislation to require the disclosure to parents of standardized student assessments from kindergarten through twelfth grade. Education. Carl M. Sciortino, Jr.
12 H494 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 494) of Frank I. Smizik and others relative to the MCAS appeals process. Education. Frank I. Smizik
13 H496 By Mr. Smola of Palmer and Senator Brewer, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 496) of Todd M. Smola and others for legislation to prohibit the replacement of MCAS standards with national education standards. Education. Todd M. Smola
Stephen M. Brewer
14 H504 By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 504) of Benjamin Swan, Gloria L. Fox and Elizabeth A. Malia relative to repealing the testing requirements for graduation under the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System. Education. Benjamin Swan
15 S225 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 225) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Patricia D. Jehlen, James B. Eldridge, Sonia Chang-Diaz and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to English language programs in the Commonwealth's schools. Education. Sal N. DiDomenico
16 S270 By Ms. Spilka, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 270) of Karen E. Spilka, Martha M. Walz, Jonathan Hecht and John V. Fernandes for legislation to promote global trade and economic development through dual language and bi-literacy. Education. Karen E. Spilka
17 H353 By Mr. Cabral of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 353) of Antonio F. D. Cabral and Denise Andrews relative to the achievement gap for English Language learners. Education. Antonio F. D. Cabral
18 H479 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 479) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others relative to an English language learner's program in the public schools. Education. Jeffrey Sánchez
19 H533 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 533) of Martha M. Walz and others for legislation to establish an office of dual language educational programs to promote and provide technical assistance to dual language educational programs in the Commonwealth . Education. Martha M. Walz
20 H3409 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Anne M. Gobi, Stephen M. Brewer and Peter J. Durant for legislation to authorize the Spencer-East Brookfield Regional School District to borrow certain funds. Education. Anne M. Gobi

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