H421, An Act relative to comprehensive health education in schools

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 […]

Quality Early Education: A Means to Securing the American Dream?

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 […]

Investment in Quality Early Education

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/.

Reflections on School Visits: Challenges in Education Today

“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 […]