Category: Education, Politics and Political Process

CACR 3 (2015) Relating to public education. Providing that the general court shall define standards and funding for public education.

House/Senate Bill: Senate

Description: Constitutional amendment giving the legislature more power over state education funding.  States: "In fulfillment of the provisions with respect to education set forth in Part II, Article 83, the Legislature shall have the responsibility to maintain a system of public elementary and secondary education and to mitigate local disparities in educational opportunity and fiscal capacity. In furtherance thereof, the Legislature shall have the full power and authority to make reasonable standards for elementary and secondary public education and standards of accountability and to determine the amount of, and the methods of raising and distributing, state funding for public education."

Bill Sponsor: Jeb Bradley

Bill Co Sponsor: Chuck Morse, Jeanie Forrester , Nancy Stiles, Kevin Avard, John Reagan, Sam Cataldo, David Boutin, Gerald "Jerry" Little, David Hess, Neal Kurk , Norman Major , Jack Flanagan

Next Hearing Date: Thu, 02/05/2015

Next Voting Date: Thu, 02/12/2015

Bill Status

Killed in the Senate

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