Did you fill out your 2020 Census? Here’s why it is important to education: Why the 2020 Census is important for schools
Upcoming MA State House Hearing:
On behalf of the Joint Committee on Education, we would like to inform you that the Committee will be holding a virtual oversight hearing on Remote Learning and the Status of K-12 Education in the Commonwealth during the COVID-19 emergency on Wednesday, May 13th at 11:00 am. Testimony at this hearing will be solicited by invitation only, however, you will have the opportunity to view the hearing remotely. A link will be provided on the Massachusetts Legislature’s website.
Contact BTU Political Director, Johnny McInnis at email@example.com if you would like to submit a testimony for this Hearing on Wednesday. You will not be able to speak during this testimony however, the committee will read through testimonies received.
The Committee welcomes written testimony submitted via email up until May 12th at 5:00 pm. Please address testimony to both Alice.Peisch@mahouse.gov and Jason.Lewis@masenate.gov with the subject line “EDUCATION COMMITTEE OVERSIGHT HEARING TESTIMONY.”
Boston City Council offered the the following Resolutions:
Councilor Essaibi-George offered the following: Resolution recognizing May as Mental Health Awareness Month.
Councilor Essaibi-George offered the following: Resolution recognizing National Nurses Week May 6 – May 12.
Councilor Essaibi-George offered the following: Resolution recognizing Teacher Appreciation Week.
Councilors Breadon, Flynn and Wu offered the following: Resolution recognizing the contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders during Asian Pacific American Heritage Month in May.
Councilors Wu and Arroyo offered the following: Ordinance banning facial recognition technology in Boston.
Councilors Arroyo and Janey offered the following: Ordinance on surveillance oversight and information sharing.
Councilors Arroyo and Janey offered the following: Order for a hearing to discuss and address the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Boston’s low 2020 Census response rates and what plans are in place or being formed to improve them moving forward.
Friday May 15, 2020 at 10:00 AM (Virtual Meeting)
Government Operations hearing on Docket #0643 – Order for a hearing to explore preparation for the upcoming 2020 elections in September and November