"IN THE 19TH CENTURY, Massachusetts pioneered the idea that K-12 education should be a public good, available and accessible to all children and families. Today we take this for granted. But at the time that Horace Mann was leading this movement, it was a revolutionary idea.
Three years ago, the Massachusetts Legislature began the process of transforming the quality of K-12 education through the Student Opportunity Act, beginning a multi-year process of significant new investments in all of our public schools to ensure every student in the state has access to high-quality learning opportunities."
Continue reading the article online -> https://commonwealthmagazine.org/opinion/senate-early-education-bill-could-transform-childcare-landscape/
The Senate legislation document -> https://malegislature.gov/Bills/192/S2973
"The bill is definitely better than nothing. But better than nothing is not the standard we should be holding ourselves to on Beacon Hill" Sonia Chang-Diaz full statement via Twitter -> https://twitter.com/SenChangDiaz/status/1545175404960530432
|My statement on S.2973, regarding early education and child care, which passed the Senate today|