Privacy of Education Data

I’ve recently received several emails urging me to support House 331, An Act prohibiting service providers who offer cloud computing services to K-12 educational institutions from processing student data for commercial purposes. House 331 is very straightforward. It reads in full as follows: Section 1. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary any […]

S208, An Act relative to dropout prevention and recovery

Senator Brownsberger submitted the following written testimony to the Joint Committee on Education. TO:                  Joint Committee on Education FROM:            Senator William N. Brownsberger RE:                  House Bill 525 and Senate Bill 208 DATE:            October 4, 2013 I am writing in favor of H525, An Act enhancing the educational outcomes of expectant and parenting students and […]

H344, An Act to increase capacity to address the complex needs of students with autism

Senator Brownsberger submitted the following written testimony to the Joint Committee on Education. TO:                  Joint Committee on Education FROM:           Senator William N. Brownsberger RE:                  House Bill 344 DATE:            September 18, 2013 I am writing in favor of H344, An Act to increase capacity to address the complex needs of students with autism. This legislation […]

S246, An Act relative to healthy kids

Senator Brownsberger submitted the following written testimony to the Joint Committee on Education. TO:                  Joint Committee On Education FROM:             Senator William N. Brownsberger RE:                  S246, An Act relative to healthy kids DATE:             September 12, 2013  I am writing in support of S246, An Act relative to healthy kids.  As the number of cases concerning childhood […]

New Meeting of Boston School Quality Working Group: August 7, 2013

The Boston School Quality Working Group will meet again on Wednesday, August 7, at 26 Court Street on the first floor in Winter Chambers and the adjacent conference room. The Senator’s office learned from the Mayor’s office that the Measuring Quality and Community Outreach Subcommittees will meet from 6 to 8:30 pm, while the Quality Assurance Subcommittee […]