I’ve had conversations with several friends in the Benton library area in Belmont who have sought my advice about how to interact with the town as the town decides what to do with the property.
Someone from Clean Water Action came to my house last night asking for signatures and donations. I am aware that you have now given your support to this bill and I gave them my support. I did wonder, though, if you have any reservations about it.
The House moved forward a version of the education reform bill last night. There is plenty of coverage of the issue in the newspapers, but here is a perspective from the floor.
I am very concerned about the definition of an underperforming school district that could be written into the new education bill. The new bill, specifically the section that will replace Chapter 71, Section 89 (i) (3), includes language that will trigger lifting the charter school cap for districts based on low Composite Performance Index (CPI) […]
Knowing you are addressing legislation around Education Reform, Im compelled to write and share with you my thoughts and observations. Since my children began public schooling back in 1971 Ive been heavily involved in public education volunteering in the classroom, serving on policy committees and the local school committee. Never have I supported charter schools […]
Dear Will, Thank you for your succinct outline and notes about the current House bill. I’m posting the text below on my own blog and sending copies to Ken, Jay and Sean. I appreciate the opportunity to post it on your blog as well. Thanks again, Mary I’m satisfied that much of this bill might […]