For those interested in changes that are being considered by the State Legislature related to education, below is a list of hearings on bills scheduled so far. If anyone wants to attend (either to testify or to sign in as either supporting or opposing any bill), the hearings will be held at the Legislative Office Building (33 N State St, Concord, behind the State House).
Here is the schedule as well as links to the bills being heard:
Wednesday, February 8
Exec: HB 155, LOB 207 – Relative to Funding For Kindergarten Programs.
Exec: HB 395, LOB 207 – Relative to State Board Of Education Rulemaking Authority Over Home Education Programs.
Division II Work Session: HB 584, LOB 210-211 – Relative to Chartered Public School Funding.
Tuesday, February 14
Hearing: HB 620, LOB 207 – Relative to Compliance with State and Federal Education Mandates.
Exec: HB 207, LOB 207 – Prohibiting The Implementation Of Common Core In Public Elementary and Secondary Schools.
Exec: HB 304, LOB 207 – Relative to Implementation Of Alternative Academic Standards By A Local School Board.
Wednesday, February 15
Exec: HB 293, LOB 207 – Relative to The Requirements For Filing A Chartered Public School Application.
Exec: HB 341, LOB 207 – Repealing The Provisions For Tax Exemption For Certain Chartered Public School Facilities.
Exec: HB 505, LOB 207 – Establishing An Independent Commission As An Additional Authorizing Entity For Chartered Public Schools.
Monday, February 20
Exec: HB 339, LOB 207 – Relative to Reimbursement Of Transportation Costs For Students Attending A Career and Technical Education Center.