The bill invests $1.5 billion in public schools, updates statewide education policy, and supports effective approaches to closing opportunity gaps for students throughout Massachusetts.
Today, the legislature’s Education Committee released the Student Opportunity Act, a very significant education reform bill.
There is a lot of momentum in this legislative session to change our local school aid formula and provide more aid to local schools. The new math will work differently for each of the three communities that I represent – Belmont, Boston and Watertown.
As a result of the recent increase in the age of juvenile court jurisdiction at the lower end to 12 for purposes of adjudicating juvenile delinquency, Senator Brownsberger’s office has received a number of inquiries as to how the court system, a school system, or other entities might respond to problematic behaviors by a child under the age of 12.
Proposals for community-oriented arts, humanities, and science programs due October 15!
Today the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court handed down a decision that blocks the proposed surtax on incomes over $1 million.