BREAKING: This evening, I’m very grateful to the House of Representatives for adopting my amendment #34 to the House Rules, which addresses a transparency gap on our public-facing MA Legislature website. Currently, according to House Rule 13A, the text of all bills introduced and admitted for consideration in the House must be made available to all members electronically, and to the public via the Internet. The amendment makes clear that dockets must also be made available on
HD3612 - An Act strengthening recovery high schools
Amends the special education stabilization fund to include Recovery High Schools (RHS), increases in the foundation rate per pupil amount RHS can charge, and subject to appropriation, allows RHS to be considered as regional schools for the purposes of transportation reimbursements only. RHS are not special education placements, so districts cannot use circuit breaker money even for SPED students.