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H.361 (Act 46)

An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

House Committee on Education
6/2/2015 - Signed by Governor on June 2, 2015
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An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

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2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
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An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

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2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
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An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

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2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
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An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

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2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
Thursday, February 5, 2015
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
9:00 AM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Peter Griffin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, February 6, 2015
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
After the floor

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Stephen Dale, Executive Director, Vermont School Boards Association
11:30 AM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Scott Thompson, Board Member, Union-32
Richard Kehne, Board Member, Calais Elementary School

Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
After the floor

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
After caucuses

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Rep. William Botzow

Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
9:00 AM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Mary Peterson, Commissioner, Department of Taxes
10:00 AM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
11:00 AM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Stephan Morse, Chair, State Board of Education
William Mathis, Member, Vermont State Board of Education
3:00 PM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Jeff Francis, Executive Director, Vermont Superintendents Association

Thursday, February 12, 2015
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
9:00 AM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Mary Schwartz, Project Manager, Vermont Business Roundtable
Victoria Howard, Student, Bellows Free Academy Fairfax
Eli Goldman, Student, Vergennes Union High School
Phoebe Martell-Crawford, Student, Bellows Free Academy, St. Albans
Lachlan Francis, Graduate, Brattleboro Union High School
10:00 AM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Brad James, Education Finance Manager, Agency of Education
3:30 PM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Steve Jeffrey, Executive Director, Vermont League of Cities and Towns

Thursday, February 12, 2015
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
3:30 PM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Walk through of House Education bill

Rep. David Sharpe, Chair, House Committee on Education

Friday, February 13, 2015
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
After the floor

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

New draft

Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
1:00 PM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Fran Bisselle, Head of School, Maple Street School, Manchester Center
Dan Marchetti, Head of School, The Grammar School, Putney
2:00 PM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Marty Strange, Steering Committee Member, Vermonters for Schools and Community
Margaret Maclean, Steering Committee Member, Vermonters for Schools and Community
Susan Clark, Steering Committee Member, Vermonters for Schools and Community
Chris Tormey, Steering Committee Member, Vermonters for Schools and Community

Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
After the floor

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Act 153 incentives implications

Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
After caucus

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Grant Geisler, President, Vermont Association of School Business Officials
Rick Pembroke, Chief Financial Officer, Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union
3:30 PM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Jeff Francis, Executive Director, Vermont Superintendents Association
David Young, Superintendent, South Burlington School District
Brigid Scheffert, Superintendent, Washington West Supervisory Union
Tracy Wrend, Superintendent, Lamoille South Supervisory Union
JoAn Canning, Superintendent, Addison Northwest Supervisory Union

Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
11:00 AM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Paul Cillo, President, Public Assets Institute
1:30 PM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Randy Viens, Member, Vermont Assessors & Listers Association
Todd LeBlanc, Vice President, Vermont Assessors & Listers Association
Tom Vickery, Board of Directors, Vermont Assessors & Listers Association
2:30 PM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Draft 3.1

Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
3:30 PM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Ken Fredette, Board Member, Wallingford Elementary School
Stephen Dale, Executive Director, Vermont School Boards Association
5:30 PM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, February 19, 2015
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
1:30 PM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Cathy Davis, Director of Government & Media Relations, Lake Champlain Chamber of Commerce
2:30 PM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Protecting student data privacy, school data systems

Brian Townsend, Director of Information Systems, Agency of Education
Greg Glennon, General Counsel, Agency of Education

Friday, February 20, 2015
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
After the floor

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
1:00 PM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Committee discussion

Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
2:30 PM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Committee discussion



Monday, February 23, 2015
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
10:00 AM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Staff to student ratios, modeling phase-out of hold-harmless provisions

Brad James, Education Finance Manager, Agency of Education
11:45 AM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Kendal Melvin, Government Affairs Specialist, Vermont Chamber of Commerce
1:00 PM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Mill Moore, Executive Director, Vermont Independent Schools Association
1:15 PM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Rebecca Holcombe, Secretary, Agency of Education
2:00 PM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Aaron Brodeur, Education Finance Manager, Agency of Education
2:15 PM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
4:00 PM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Mary Peterson, Commissioner, Department of Taxes

Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
9:00 AM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
After the floor

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Peter Griffin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Donna Russo-Savage, Legal Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
After caucus

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
9:00 AM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
11:00 AM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Brad James, Education Finance Manager, Agency of Education
After the floor

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, February 26, 2015
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
9:00 AM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
10:00 AM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Brad James, Education Finance Manager, Agency of Education
10:30 AM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
11:30 AM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
3:00 PM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, February 27, 2015
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
8:45 AM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Briefing

Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
1:00 PM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
After

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Friday, February 27, 2015
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
1:30 PM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Section-by-section

Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, February 27, 2015
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Education
2:45 PM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Overview as Passed by House Education

Donna Russo-Savage, Legal Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Committee(s):
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
10:45 AM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Section 19 - Sale of School Buildings

Rep. David Sharpe, Chair, House Committee on Education
Catherine Benham, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
2:45 PM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Committee discussion - Section 19

Catherine Benham, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
4:30 PM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Committee discussion - Section 19



Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
After

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
2:30 PM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Rebecca Holcombe, Secretary, Agency of Education
Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Committee(s):
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
8:30 AM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Section 19

Rep. Ann Manwaring, House Committee on Education

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
After

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Stephen Dale, Executive Director, Vermont School Boards Association
Jeff Francis, Executive Director, Vermont Superintendents Association
Tom Vickery, Board of Directors, Vermont Assessors & Listers Association
Steve Jeffrey, Executive Director, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
Jeff Fannon, General Counsel, NEA
Rick Pembroke, President, Vermont Association of School Business Officials
Grant Geisler, Former President, Vermont Association of School Business Officials
Thomas Pelham, Co-Founder, Campaign for Vermont

Thursday, March 12, 2015
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
8:45 AM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Property Tax Rates

Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
9:50 AM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Tax Incentives

Brad James, Education Finance Manager, Agency of Education
Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
10:45 AM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Property Tax Rates - vote on rates

Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Thursday, March 12, 2015
Committee(s):
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
8:30 AM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Section 19 - Current law

Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
10:00 AM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Section 19 - Proposed language

Catherine Benham, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
2:00 PM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Section 19 - Committee discussion

Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, March 13, 2015
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
9:00 AM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Caps proposal

Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
10:15 AM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Rebecca Holcombe, Secretary, Agency of Education
11:15 PM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, March 13, 2015
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Education
2:15 AM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Sections 2-7

Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Joel Cook, Director, Vermont National Education Association

Friday, March 13, 2015
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
-

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Yield; New Cap Proposal

Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
1:30 PM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

"Affinity"; Two Yield Idea

Rep. David Sharpe, Chair, House Committee on Education
Peter Griffin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, March 13, 2015
Committee(s):
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
1:00 PM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Section 19 Amendment

Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Catherine Benham, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office

Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Education
3:15 PM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Section 17 as passed by House Education with proposed amendments being discussed

Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
2:15 PM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Revision of sections 1, 17, 27

Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Rep. Oliver Olsen

Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
9:15 AM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Amendment to sections 1, 17, 24 and 35 and change to the education spending cap.

Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Rep. Oliver Olsen, Sponsor of amendment
After the floor

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Amendment

Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Education
After the Floor

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Section 17

Stephan Morse, Chair, Vermont Board of Education
William Mathis, Vermont State Board of Education
Steve Dale, Executive Director, Vermont School Boards Association
Brent Kay, Superintendent, Orleans Southwest Supervisory Union
Erica McLaughlin, Principal, Randolph Elementary School
Brooke Dingledine , School Board Member, Randolph
Peter Peltz
Jeff Francis, Executive Director, Vermont Superintendents Association

Thursday, March 19, 2015
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
9:00 AM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Amendment to Section 19, Sale of school buildings

Rep. Alice M. Emmons, Sponsor of amendment
Rep. Linda K. Myers
Rep. Susan Davis
After the floor

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Also Committee discussion on funding H.361

Steve Jeffrey, Executive Director, Vermont League of Cities and Towns

Thursday, March 19, 2015
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
10:00 AM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Possible vote

Rep. David Sharpe, Chair, House Committee on Education
Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Rep. Sarah E. Buxton, House Committee on Education
Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Peter Griffin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
1:30 PM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Possible vote

Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Peter Griffin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
4:00 PM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Vote

Peter Griffin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, March 19, 2015
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Education
After the Floor

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Section 17 Continued

Chris Tormey, Steering Committee Member, Vermonters for Schools and Community
Beth Holtzman, Steering Committee Member, Vermonters for Schools and Community
Joel Cook, Director, Vermont National Education Association
Jeff Francis, Executive Director, Vermont Superintendents Association

Friday, March 20, 2015
Committee(s):
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
--After Floor

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Section 19 Amendment, Drafts 1.4 & 2.1

Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Education
1:30 PM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Education Finance Perspectives

Thomas Pelham, Commissioner

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
2:30 PM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Section 19 amendment, revised

Rep. Alice M. Emmons, Sponsor of amendment

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
9:00 AM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

As amended by House Ways and Means. Preparation for floor.

Peter Griffin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Education
After the Floor

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Side-by-side of H.361 section 17 and other draft governance change sections

Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
1:40 PM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Vote: 11-0-0 Committee Amendment Vote: 8-3-0 As Amended; Reporter: Fagan

Rep. David Sharpe, Reporter, House Committee on Education
Rep. James Condon, Reporter, House Ways & Means Committee

Thursday, March 26, 2015
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
8:45 AM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Update from committee reporter Rep. Condon



Thursday, March 26, 2015
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Education
After the Floor

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Committee Discussion

Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Friday, March 27, 2015
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
9:15 AM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Amendments

Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, March 27, 2015
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Education
1:30 PM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Committee Discussion

Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Jeff Francis, Executive Director, Vermont Superintendents Association
Stephen Dale, Executive Director, Vermont School Boards Association

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
9:00 AM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Amendments

Rep. Laura Sibilia, Sponsor of amendment
Rep. Cynthia Browning, Sponsor of amendment
After caucus

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Amendments

Rep. Patricia Komline, Sponsor of amendment

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Education
1:30 PM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Business Perspective

Marilyn Fredericks, Business Manager, Lamoille North Supervisory Union
John Alberghini, Superintendent, Chittenden East Supervisory Union
Steve Hier, Business Manager, Springfield School District
2:30 PM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Committee Discussion- possible committee bill

Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
3:45 PM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Richard Werner, Chair, Dover School Board
Victoria Capitani, Vice Chair, Dover Select Board

Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
8:30 AM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Amendments

Rep. Alyson Eastman, Sponsor of amendment
Rep. Butch Shaw, Sponsor of amendment
Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Education
After the Floor

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Committee Discussion

Jenny Prosser, Office of Legislative Council
William Mathis, Chair, Legislative Committee, Vermont State Board of Education
Joel Cook, Director, Vermont National Education Association

Thursday, April 2, 2015
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
8:30 AM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Amendments

Rep. George W. Till, Sponsor of amendment
Rep. Butch Shaw, Sponsor of amendment
Rep. Mitzi Johnson, Sponsor of amendment
Rep. Curt McCormack, Sponsor of amendment
Rep. Christopher Pearson, Sponsor of amendment
Rep. Heidi E. Scheuermann
After lunch

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Scheuermann Amendment, revised

Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, April 2, 2015
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Education
After the Floor

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Committee Discussion


3:15 PM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Advantages and Disadvantages of SUs vs SDs

William Talbott, Deputy Commissioner, Agency of Education
4:00 PM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Alison Anand

Thursday, April 2, 2015
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
9:05 AM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Scheuermann amendment

Rep. Heidi E. Scheuermann

Friday, April 3, 2015
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Education
1:30 PM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Committee Discussion

Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Education
2:00 PM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Rep. David Sharpe, Sponsor, House Committee on Education
Followed By

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Education
After the Floor

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

David Schoales, Member, Brattleboro Town School Board
Stephan Morse, Chair, Vermont Board of Education
William Mathis, Chair, Legislative Committee, Vermont State Board of Education
Followed By

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Committee Discussion

Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Stephen Dale, Executive Director, Vermont School Boards Association

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
4:00 PM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Walk-through

Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Peter Griffin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, April 9, 2015
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Education
Followed By

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Marty Strange, Vermonters for Schools and Community
Phil Taylor, School Board Member, Twin Valley Joint Contract School
Stephen Dale, Executive Director, Vermont School Boards Association
Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Vaughn Altemus, Education Finance Manager, Agency of Education

Thursday, April 9, 2015
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
3:15 PM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Education tax issues

Rep. David Sharpe, Sponsor
Peter Griffin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Friday, April 10, 2015
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Education
After the Floor

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Committee Discussion

Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
William Talbott, Deputy Commissioner, Agency of Education
Jeff Francis, Executive Director, Vermont Superintendents Association

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Education
1:30 PM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Spending per ADM

Brad James, Education Finance Manager, Agency of Education
Followed By

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Committee Discussion

Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Brad James, Education Finance Manager, Agency of Education

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Education
Followed By

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Joel Cook, Director, Vermont National Education Association
Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Amy Fowler, Deputy Secretary for Educator Quality, Agency of Education
Jill Remick, Communications Director, Agency of Education
Jeff Francis, Executive Director, Vermont Superintendents Association
Stephen Dale, Executive Director, Vermont School Boards Association

Thursday, April 16, 2015
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Education
After the Floor

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Committee Discussion

Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Brad James, Education Finance Manager, Agency of Education
Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Stephen Dale, Executive Director, Vermont School Boards Association
Jeff Francis, Executive Director, Vermont Superintendents Association

Thursday, April 16, 2015
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
After the Floor

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Spending caps

Robert Gensburg, Lead Attorney, ACLU Brigham Education Funding Lawsuit

Friday, April 17, 2015
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Education
1:30 PM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Discussion and markup of committee strike-all

Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Brad James, Education Finance Manager, Agency of Education

Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Education
Followed By

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Committee Discussion and Additional Revisions

Brad James, Education Finance Manager, Agency of Education
Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Jeff Fannon, General Counsel, Vermont National Education Association
Stephen Dale, Executive Director, Vermont School Boards Association
Ken Page, Executive Director, Vermont Principals Association
Jeff Francis, Executive Director, Vermont Superintendents Association
Jeff Fannon, General Counsel, Vermont National Education Association
4:00 PM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Rebecca Holcombe, Secretary, Agency of Education
Vaughn Altemus, Education Finance Manager, Agency of Education

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Education
After the Floor

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Brad James, Education Finance Manager, Agency of Education
Stephen Dale, Executive Director, Vermont School Boards Association
Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
5:00-7:00

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Public Hearing Rm 11 on the Senate Education Committee Proposed Amendment

Michael Deweese, Retired Superintendent, Bakersfield
Rama Schneider, Board Member, Williamstown
Jon Guiffre, School Board Member and Chair, Roxbury
Brett Blanchard, Principal, Fair Haven Union High School
Lee Sease, Retired Superintendent, Randolph
Rick Scott, Administrator, Bridport
Alison Anand, School Board Member, Richmond
Jerome Shedd, Board Member, Middlebury, VT
Steve Owens, Secretary/Treasurer, Calais/VT National Education Association
Susan Edgerton, Member, Readsboro School Board
David Giddings, Readsboro, VT
Lachlan Francis, Graduate, Putney
Lisa Ventriss, President, Vermont Business Roundtable
David Brandt, Underhill
Helen Keith, Early Education Services, Huntington
Clyde Baldwin, Charlotte
Paul Stone, Orwell
Gail B. Conley, Retired Superintendent, Huntington
Jay Nichols, Superintendent, Franklin Northeast Supervisory Union
Peter Burrows, Superintendent, Addison Central Supervisory Union
Debra Stoleroff, Plainfield
Bob Mason, Vermont Association of School Board Associations
Andrew Pond, Bolton resident
Kathleen Kesson, Barre Town
Scott Thompson, Board Member, Union-32
Geo Honsigford, School Board Member, Royalton
Joanne Breidenstein, Middlesex
Bill Cobb, Newark
Mark Perrin, Board Member, Middlebury
Krista Huling, Vermont State Board of Education
Wendell Coleman, Londonderry
Nancy Cornell, School Board Member, Starksboro
Clarence Haynes, School Board Member and Chair, Middletown Springs
Brent Kay, Superintendent, Orleans Southwest Supervisory Union
Lisa Olson, School Board Member, Cabot
Ed Deegan, East Montpelier
Betsy Brigham, Teacher, Marshfield
Craig Hutt Vater, Principal, Mount Holly
Andrea Kane, Parent, Peacham
Annie Sproston, Peacham
David Baker, Superintendent, Windsor Southeast Supervisory Union
Marty Strange, Randolph
Laura Sibilia, School Board Member, Dover
Molly Pratt, Pittsford
Erica McLaughlin, Principal, Orange SouthWest Supervisory Union
Russell Caffry, Shelburne
Erin Maguire, Executive Director of Student Support Services, Vermont Council of Special Education Administrators
Jessica Little, Essex Town
Carol Brigham, School Board Member, Whiting

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
10:00 AM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Rick Pembroke, Chief Financial Officer, Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union
Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Thursday, April 23, 2015
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Education
After the Floor

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Committee Discussion



Friday, April 24, 2015
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
After the floor

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
3:30 PM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Providing for voting on the supervisory union budgets

Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
9:00 AM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Walk-through bill as passed by Senate Education

Sen. Ann Cummings
Sen. Philip Baruth
Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Brad James, Education Finance Manager, Agency of Education
Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
11:00 AM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Martha Heath, Clerk, Westford School Board
Eliza Anderson, Parent, Westford School
Cam Page, Stowe School Board
2:00 PM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Sen. David Zuckerman, Senator
Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
William Mathis, Vermont State Board of Education
Steve Dale, Executive Director, Vermont School Boards Association
Jeff Fannon, General Counsel, Vermont National Education Association

Friday, May 1, 2015
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
3:15 PM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Morgan McIver, Student Member, Vermont State Board of Education
Chris Tormey, Steering Committee Chair, Vermonters for Schools and Communities
Marty Strange, Steering Committee Member, Vermonters for Schools and Communities
Peter Moskovites, School Board Member, NCUHS
Thomas Pelham, Campaign for Vermont
Jeff Francis, Executive Director, Vermont Superintendents Association

Monday, May 4, 2015
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
12:30 PM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Brad James, Education Finance Manager, Agency of Education
Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Jeff Francis, Executive Director, Vermont Superintendents Association

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Finance
10:15 AM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Devon Green, Special Counsel for Tax Legislation, Department of Taxes
Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Peter Griffin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
1:15 PM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Brad James, Education Finance Manager, Agency of Education
Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Steve Dale, Executive Director, Vermont School Boards Association
Laura Pelosi, Lobbyist, St. Johnsbury Academy
Mill Moore, Executive Director, Vermont Independent Schools Association
3:30 PM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Proposal of Amendment

Sen. John Rodgers
Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
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H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Peter Griffin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
10:30 AM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Peter Griffin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
2:30 PM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Peter Griffin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Brad James, Education Finance Manager, Agency of Education

Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Education
After the Floor

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Discussion of floor Presentation



Thursday, May 7, 2015
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
9:00 AM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Committee discussion on H.361 as passed by Senate Education, Senate Finance and Senate Appropriations


9:15 AM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
9:30 AM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, May 7, 2015
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Education
9:30 AM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Senate Finance Proposal of Amendment

Peter Griffin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office

Friday, May 8, 2015
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Education
9:30 AM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Possible floor amendments

Sen. John Rodgers, Senator
Sen. Tim Ashe
Aaron Kaigle, Executive Staff Assistant, Department of Taxes

Friday, May 8, 2015
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
11:10 AM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Peter Griffin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, May 8, 2015
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
11:00 AM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Finance plan

Rep. Sarah E. Buxton
Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
1:30 PM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Jeff Francis, Executive Director, Vermont Superintendents Association
Brad James, Education Finance Manager, Agency of Education
Rick Pembroke, Chief Financial Officer, Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union

Monday, May 11, 2015
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
9:30 AM

H.361 - An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
Brad James, Education Finance Manager, Agency of Education

An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Witnesses Who Testified

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
Committee of Conference
  • Peter Griffin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Rebecca Holcombe, Secretary, Agency of Education
  • Brad James, Education Finance Manager, Agency of Education
  • Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
House Committee on Appropriations
  • Rep. James Condon, Reporter, House Ways & Means Committee
  • Rep. David Sharpe, Reporter, House Committee on Education
House Committee on Corrections and Institutions
  • Catherine Benham, Associate Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Rep. Ann Manwaring, House Committee on Education
  • Rep. David Sharpe, Chair, House Committee on Education
  • Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
House Committee on Education
  • Fran Bisselle, Head of School, Maple Street School, Manchester Center
  • Rep. William Botzow
  • Aaron Brodeur, Education Finance Manager, Agency of Education
  • Rep. Cynthia Browning, Sponsor of amendment
  • Rep. Sarah E. Buxton
  • JoAn Canning, Superintendent, Addison Northwest Supervisory Union
  • Paul Cillo, President, Public Assets Institute
  • Susan Clark, Steering Committee Member, Vermonters for Schools and Community
  • Stephen Dale, Executive Director, Vermont School Boards Association
  • Cathy Davis, Director of Government & Media Relations, Lake Champlain Chamber of Commerce
  • Rep. Susan Davis
  • Rep. Alyson Eastman, Sponsor of amendment
  • Rep. Alice M. Emmons, Sponsor of amendment
  • Jeff Francis, Executive Director, Vermont Superintendents Association
  • Lachlan Francis, Graduate, Brattleboro Union High School
  • Ken Fredette, Board Member, Wallingford Elementary School
  • Grant Geisler, President, Vermont Association of School Business Officials
  • Greg Glennon, General Counsel, Agency of Education
  • Eli Goldman, Student, Vergennes Union High School
  • Peter Griffin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Rebecca Holcombe, Secretary, Agency of Education
  • Victoria Howard, Student, Bellows Free Academy Fairfax
  • Brad James, Education Finance Manager, Agency of Education
  • Steve Jeffrey, Executive Director, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
  • Rep. Mitzi Johnson, Sponsor of amendment
  • Richard Kehne, Board Member, Calais Elementary School
  • Rep. Patricia Komline, Sponsor of amendment
  • Todd LeBlanc, Vice President, Vermont Assessors & Listers Association
  • Margaret Maclean, Steering Committee Member, Vermonters for Schools and Community
  • Dan Marchetti, Head of School, The Grammar School, Putney
  • Phoebe Martell-Crawford, Student, Bellows Free Academy, St. Albans
  • William Mathis, Member, Vermont State Board of Education
  • Rep. Curt McCormack, Sponsor of amendment
  • Kendal Melvin, Government Affairs Specialist, Vermont Chamber of Commerce
  • Mill Moore, Executive Director, Vermont Independent Schools Association
  • Stephan Morse, Chair, State Board of Education
  • Rep. Linda K. Myers
  • Rep. Oliver Olsen
  • Rep. Oliver Olsen, Sponsor of amendment
  • Rep. Christopher Pearson, Sponsor of amendment
  • Rick Pembroke, Chief Financial Officer, Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union
  • Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Mary Peterson, Commissioner, Department of Taxes
  • Donna Russo-Savage, Legal Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Brigid Scheffert, Superintendent, Washington West Supervisory Union
  • Rep. Heidi E. Scheuermann
  • Mary Schwartz, Project Manager, Vermont Business Roundtable
  • Rep. Butch Shaw, Sponsor of amendment
  • Rep. Laura Sibilia, Sponsor of amendment
  • Marty Strange, Steering Committee Member, Vermonters for Schools and Community
  • Scott Thompson, Board Member, Union-32
  • Rep. George W. Till, Sponsor of amendment
  • Chris Tormey, Steering Committee Member, Vermonters for Schools and Community
  • Brian Townsend, Director of Information Systems, Agency of Education
  • Tom Vickery, Board of Directors, Vermont Assessors & Listers Association
  • Randy Viens, Member, Vermont Assessors & Listers Association
  • Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Tracy Wrend, Superintendent, Lamoille South Supervisory Union
  • David Young, Superintendent, South Burlington School District
House Committee on Ways and Means
  • Rep. Sarah E. Buxton, House Committee on Education
  • Stephen Dale, Executive Director, Vermont School Boards Association
  • Jeff Fannon, General Counsel, NEA
  • Jeff Francis, Executive Director, Vermont Superintendents Association
  • Grant Geisler, Former President, Vermont Association of School Business Officials
  • Peter Griffin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Rebecca Holcombe, Secretary, Agency of Education
  • Brad James, Education Finance Manager, Agency of Education
  • Steve Jeffrey, Executive Director, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
  • Thomas Pelham, Co-Founder, Campaign for Vermont
  • Rick Pembroke, President, Vermont Association of School Business Officials
  • Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Rep. Heidi E. Scheuermann
  • Rep. David Sharpe, Chair, House Committee on Education
  • Tom Vickery, Board of Directors, Vermont Assessors & Listers Association
  • Rebecca Wasserman, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Senate Committee on Appropriations
  • Peter Griffin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Brad James, Education Finance Manager, Agency of Education
  • Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Senate Committee on Education
  • John Alberghini, Superintendent, Chittenden East Supervisory Union
  • Vaughn Altemus, Education Finance Manager, Agency of Education
  • Alison Anand
  • Alison Anand, School Board Member, Richmond
  • Sen. Tim Ashe
  • David Baker, Superintendent, Windsor Southeast Supervisory Union
  • Clyde Baldwin, Charlotte
  • Brett Blanchard, Principal, Fair Haven Union High School
  • David Brandt, Underhill
  • Joanne Breidenstein, Middlesex
  • Betsy Brigham, Teacher, Marshfield
  • Carol Brigham, School Board Member, Whiting
  • Peter Burrows, Superintendent, Addison Central Supervisory Union
  • Russell Caffry, Shelburne
  • Victoria Capitani, Vice Chair, Dover Select Board
  • Bill Cobb, Newark
  • Wendell Coleman, Londonderry
  • Gail B. Conley, Retired Superintendent, Huntington
  • Joel Cook, Director, Vermont National Education Association
  • Nancy Cornell, School Board Member, Starksboro
  • Stephen Dale, Executive Director, Vermont School Boards Association
  • Steve Dale, Executive Director, Vermont School Boards Association
  • Ed Deegan, East Montpelier
  • Michael Deweese, Retired Superintendent, Bakersfield
  • Brooke Dingledine , School Board Member, Randolph
  • Susan Edgerton, Member, Readsboro School Board
  • Jeff Fannon, General Counsel, Vermont National Education Association
  • Amy Fowler, Deputy Secretary for Educator Quality, Agency of Education
  • Jeff Francis, Executive Director, Vermont Superintendents Association
  • Lachlan Francis, Graduate, Putney
  • Marilyn Fredericks, Business Manager, Lamoille North Supervisory Union
  • David Giddings, Readsboro, VT
  • Peter Griffin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Jon Guiffre, School Board Member and Chair, Roxbury
  • Clarence Haynes, School Board Member and Chair, Middletown Springs
  • Steve Hier, Business Manager, Springfield School District
  • Rebecca Holcombe, Secretary, Agency of Education
  • Beth Holtzman, Steering Committee Member, Vermonters for Schools and Community
  • Geo Honsigford, School Board Member, Royalton
  • Krista Huling, Vermont State Board of Education
  • Craig Hutt Vater, Principal, Mount Holly
  • Brad James, Education Finance Manager, Agency of Education
  • Aaron Kaigle, Executive Staff Assistant, Department of Taxes
  • Andrea Kane, Parent, Peacham
  • Brent Kay, Superintendent, Orleans Southwest Supervisory Union
  • Helen Keith, Early Education Services, Huntington
  • Kathleen Kesson, Barre Town
  • Jessica Little, Essex Town
  • Erin Maguire, Executive Director of Student Support Services, Vermont Council of Special Education Administrators
  • Bob Mason, Vermont Association of School Board Associations
  • William Mathis, Vermont State Board of Education
  • William Mathis, Chair, Legislative Committee, Vermont State Board of Education
  • Erica McLaughlin, Principal, Orange SouthWest Supervisory Union
  • Erica McLaughlin, Principal, Randolph Elementary School
  • Stephan Morse, Chair, Vermont Board of Education
  • Jay Nichols, Superintendent, Franklin Northeast Supervisory Union
  • Lisa Olson, School Board Member, Cabot
  • Steve Owens, Secretary/Treasurer, Calais/VT National Education Association
  • Ken Page, Executive Director, Vermont Principals Association
  • Thomas Pelham, Commissioner
  • Peter Peltz
  • Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Mark Perrin, Board Member, Middlebury
  • Andrew Pond, Bolton resident
  • Molly Pratt, Pittsford
  • Jenny Prosser, Office of Legislative Council
  • Jill Remick, Communications Director, Agency of Education
  • Sen. John Rodgers, Senator
  • Donna Russo-Savage, Legal Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Rama Schneider, Board Member, Williamstown
  • David Schoales, Member, Brattleboro Town School Board
  • Rick Scott, Administrator, Bridport
  • Lee Sease, Retired Superintendent, Randolph
  • Rep. David Sharpe, Sponsor, House Committee on Education
  • Jerome Shedd, Board Member, Middlebury, VT
  • Laura Sibilia, School Board Member, Dover
  • Annie Sproston, Peacham
  • Debra Stoleroff, Plainfield
  • Paul Stone, Orwell
  • Marty Strange, Randolph
  • Marty Strange, Vermonters for Schools and Community
  • William Talbott, Deputy Commissioner, Agency of Education
  • Phil Taylor, School Board Member, Twin Valley Joint Contract School
  • Scott Thompson, Board Member, Union-32
  • Chris Tormey, Steering Committee Member, Vermonters for Schools and Community
  • Lisa Ventriss, President, Vermont Business Roundtable
  • Richard Werner, Chair, Dover School Board
Senate Committee on Finance
  • Eliza Anderson, Parent, Westford School
  • Sen. Philip Baruth
  • Sen. Ann Cummings
  • Steve Dale, Executive Director, Vermont School Boards Association
  • Jeff Fannon, General Counsel, Vermont National Education Association
  • Jeff Francis, Executive Director, Vermont Superintendents Association
  • Robert Gensburg, Lead Attorney, ACLU Brigham Education Funding Lawsuit
  • Devon Green, Special Counsel for Tax Legislation, Department of Taxes
  • Peter Griffin, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Martha Heath, Clerk, Westford School Board
  • Brad James, Education Finance Manager, Agency of Education
  • William Mathis, Vermont State Board of Education
  • Morgan McIver, Student Member, Vermont State Board of Education
  • Mill Moore, Executive Director, Vermont Independent Schools Association
  • Peter Moskovites, School Board Member, NCUHS
  • Cam Page, Stowe School Board
  • Thomas Pelham, Campaign for Vermont
  • Laura Pelosi, Lobbyist, St. Johnsbury Academy
  • Mark Perrault, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Sen. John Rodgers
  • Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Rep. David Sharpe, Sponsor
  • Marty Strange, Steering Committee Member, Vermonters for Schools and Communities
  • Chris Tormey, Steering Committee Chair, Vermonters for Schools and Communities
  • Sen. David Zuckerman, Senator

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Act


An act relating to making amendments to education funding, education spending, and education governance

Statutes Affected

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session

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Staff
Donna Russo-Savage, Legislative Counsel

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