127Wayland Voters Network Alert
- Nov 30 10:05 AMLEGISLATURE'S EDUCATION HEARINGS SCHEDULED
The Legislature's Joint Committee on Education will hold a
public hearing in Marlboro on Thursday Dec. 1, one of three in
the western suburbs to discuss education funding, laws and
The announcement came from Rep. Debby Blumer
The legislators encourage written statements.
The hearings begin at 4:30 p.m. Here are details.
Dec. 1: Marlboro High School Little Theater, 431 Bolton St.
Dec. 6: Ashland High School Library, 65 E. Union St.
Dec. 8: Needham-Broadmeadow Elementary School
Performance Center, 120 Broad Meadow Rd.
Rep. Blumer said that spoken comments should be limited to
about three minutes but could be about any education topic:
"Education finance, MCAS, Chapter 70, Smart Growth incentives,
charter schools, early education and care, transportation, special
education, after school and extended day/year programs,
impacts of No Child Left Behind and Education Reform, staff
development and professional certification, local and state
funding sources." She offered her constituents assistance in
preparing for the hearings.
Wayland residents might ask Rep. Sue Pope for details.
FINCOM SCHEDULES INFORMATION MEETING
The Wayland Finance Committee's "public informational
meeting" is now scheduled for 7 p.m. on Thursday Dec. 15 at the
Town Building. A Q&A session will follow the committee's
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Margo Melnicove and Michael Short, Editors