Senator Brownsberger submitted the following written testimony to the Joint Committee on Education. TO: Joint Committee on Education FROM: Senator William N. Brownsberger RE: H421, An Act relative to comprehensive health education in schools DATE: May 9, 2013 I am writing with regard to H421, An Act relative to comprehensive health education in schools. Many […]
In the course of our school visits, Senator Brownsberger and I have witnessed many challenges faced by today’s educators, as well as the impressive work they do with limited resources. Americans have long considered hard work and education as key to achieving the American dream. Recent studies demonstrate, however, that the United States is “less […]
Please share your thoughts here regarding the potential for improving students’ and societies’ long-term outcomes by investing in quality early education. Please feel free to reference this piece I wrote to open the conversation: http://willbrownsberger.com/quality-early-education-a-means-to-securing-the-american-dream/.
The Office of Boston Mayor Thomas Menino hosted a legislative briefing this morning to update legislators and staff on the development of a new student assignment and school choice plan for the Boston Public Schools. As part of an effort to explore new methods of student assignment in the Boston Public Schools, an External Advisory Committee was […]
If you read Jamie Gass’ articles in the Herald and other newspapers, he articulates better than I the desperate need for requiring government/civics and an MCAS test. Jamie is at the Pioneer Institute
“These neighborhoods are our neighborhoods and these children are our children,” explained a distraught President Obama to a grieving public in the wake of the Newtown shootings. Indeed, as a public, we are all invested in the success of our schools and children– in times both of trial and triumph. Our neighborhoods and communities thrive when we […]