H.3 (Act 1)

An act relating to ethnic and social equity studies standards for public schools

Sponsors: Rep. Kevin Christie, Rep. Brian Cina, Rep. Dylan Giambatista, Rep. Diana Gonzalez

Last Recorded Action: 3/29/2019 - House message: Governor approved bill on <strong>March 29, 2019</strong>

Committee Activity - Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2019-2020

Thursday, January 17, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
10:00 AM

H.3 - An act relating to ethnic and social equity studies standards for public schools

Bill introduction by sponsors

Rep. Kevin "Coach" Christie, Hartford
Rep. Dylan Giambatista, Essex Junction
Rep. Diana Gonzalez, Winooski
11:00 AM

H.3 - An act relating to ethnic and social equity studies standards for public schools

Walk-through

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Amanda Garces, Founder, Vermont Coalition for Ethnic and Social Equity in Schools

Friday, January 18, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
10:30 AM

H.3 - An act relating to ethnic and social equity studies standards for public schools

Comparison to H.14 from last session

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
11:00 AM

H.3 - An act relating to ethnic and social equity studies standards for public schools

Amanda Garces, Founder, Vermont Coalition for Ethnic and Social Equity in Schools

Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
11:30 AM

H.3 - An act relating to ethnic and social equity studies standards for public schools

Jeff Fannon, Executive Director, Vermont National Education Association
1:30 PM

H.3 - An act relating to ethnic and social equity studies standards for public schools

Tabitha Pohl-Moore, President, NAACP - Rutland
1:50 PM

H.3 - An act relating to ethnic and social equity studies standards for public schools

Beth Fastiggi, Commissioner, Department of Human Resources
2:30 PM

H.3 - An act relating to ethnic and social equity studies standards for public schools

Nicole Mace, Executive Director, Vermont School Boards Association

Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
8:30 AM

H.3 - An act relating to ethnic and social equity studies standards for public schools

Don Stevens, Chief, Nulhegan Band of the Coosuk-Abenaki Nation
9:00 AM

H.3 - An act relating to ethnic and social equity studies standards for public schools

Sarika Tandon, Board Member, Vermont Coalition for Ethnic and Social Equity in Schools Advisory Board
Hope Petraro, Student, Montpelier High School
MaryAnn Songhurst, Student, Montpelier High School
9:30 AM

H.3 - An act relating to ethnic and social equity studies standards for public schools

Jay Nichols, Executive Director, Vermont Principals' Association
10:00 AM

H.3 - An act relating to ethnic and social equity studies standards for public schools

Shadiin Garcia, National Social Justice Consultant, Shoreline Consulting
10:30 AM

H.3 - An act relating to ethnic and social equity studies standards for public schools

Amanda Garces, Founder, Vermont Coalition for Ethnic and Social Equity in Schools
10:40 AM

H.3 - An act relating to ethnic and social equity studies standards for public schools

Amanda Rohdenburg, Director of Advocacy, Outright Vermont
11:00 AM

H.3 - An act relating to ethnic and social equity studies standards for public schools

Rich Holschuh, Commissioner, Vermont Commission on Native American Affairs
Amanda Garces, Founder, Vermont Coalition for Ethnic and Social Equity in Schools
-

H.3 - An act relating to ethnic and social equity studies standards for public schools

Committee discussion immediately following testimony

2:10 PM

H.3 - An act relating to ethnic and social equity studies standards for public schools

Alexa Gabriel, Preschool Teacher, AllTogetherNow!
2:30 PM

H.3 - An act relating to ethnic and social equity studies standards for public schools

Brenda Churchill, State House Liaison, LGBTQIA Alliance of Vermont
Amanda Garces, Founder, Vermont Coalition for Ethnic and Social Equity in Schools
3:30 PM

H.3 - An act relating to ethnic and social equity studies standards for public schools

Sarah Launderville, Executive Director, Vermont Center for Independent Living
4:00 PM

H.3 - An act relating to ethnic and social equity studies standards for public schools

Krista Huling, Chair, State Board of Education

Thursday, January 24, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
10:00 AM

H.3 - An act relating to ethnic and social equity studies standards for public schools

Heather Bouchey, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Education
11:30 AM

H.3 - An act relating to ethnic and social equity studies standards for public schools

Mark-up and possible vote

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
3:30 PM

H.3 - An act relating to ethnic and social equity studies standards for public schools

Keith Goslant, Chair, LGBTQIA Alliance of Vermont
James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Amanda Garces, Founder, Vermont Coalition for Ethnic and Social Equity in Schools
3:45 PM

H.3 - An act relating to ethnic and social equity studies standards for public schools

Mark-up and vote

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Don Stevens, Chief, Nulhegan Band of the Coosuk-Abenaki Nation

Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
2:00 PM

H.3 - An act relating to ethnic and social equity studies standards for public schools

Amy Small, Rabbi, Ohavi Zedek Synagogue
David Edleson, Rabbi, Temple Sinai Vermont
James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Emily Rosenbaum, President, Jewish Community of Greater Stowe
David Fainsilber, Rabbi, Jewish Community of Greater Stowe
Jason Lorber, Citizen
5:15 PM

H.3 - An act relating to ethnic and social equity studies standards for public schools

Possible vote on amendments


Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
11:00 AM

H.3 - An act relating to ethnic and social equity studies standards for public schools

Laura Pelosi, Lobbyist, St. Johnsbury Academy and Burr and Burton Academy
11:30 AM

H.3 - An act relating to ethnic and social equity studies standards for public schools

Committee discussion

3:00 PM

H.3 - An act relating to ethnic and social equity studies standards for public schools

Walk-through of all-committee member amendment and vote

Luke Martland, Director and Chief Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Education
1:30 PM

H.3 - An act relating to ethnic and social equity studies standards for public schools

Introduction of bill by co-sponsors

Rep. Dylan Giambatista, Sponsor, Essex Junction
Rep. Kevin "Coach" Christie, Sponsor, Hartford

Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Education
- -

H.3 - An act relating to ethnic and social equity studies standards for public schools

Brenda Churchill, Statehouse Liaison, LGBTQIA Alliance of Vermont
Tim Vincent, Multi-Line Program Manager, VSBIT
Laura Soares, President, VSBIT
Amanda Garces, Founder, Vermont Coalition for Ethnic and Social Equity in Schools
Tabitha Pohl-Moore, President, NAACP - Rutland
Krista Huling, Chair, State Board of Education

Thursday, February 7, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Education
15 min after Floor

H.3 - An act relating to ethnic and social equity studies standards for public schools

Mara Iverson, Director of Education, Outright Vermont
Jeff Fannon, Executive Director, Vermont National Education Association
Amanda Garces, Founder, Vermont Coalition for Ethnic and Social Equity in Schools
Abdullah Ansari
Amy Small, Ohavi Zedek Synagogue
Mark Hughes, Executive Director, Justice for All
Don Stevens, Chief, Nulhegan Band of the Coosuk-Abenaki Nation
Bruce Pandya, U32 Student
Robin Morgan, Member, Brattleboro Town School Board

Friday, February 8, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Education
1:00 PM

H.3 - An act relating to ethnic and social equity studies standards for public schools

Testimony, mark-up and possible vote

Emily Simmons, General Counsel, Agency of Education
Daniel French, Secretary, Agency of Education
MaryAnn Songhurst, Student, Montpelier High School
Amanda Garces, Founder, Vermont Coalition for Ethnic and Social Equity in Schools
David Fainsilber, Jewish Community of Greater Stowe
David Edelson, Temple Sinai Vermont
Sequean Zev Mahnke
Nicole Mace, Executive Director, Vermont School Boards Association, VT School Boards Association, VT Superintendents Association, VT Principals' Association
Jay Nichols, Executive Director, Vermont Principals' Association
James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, February 15, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
1:00 PM

H.3 - An act relating to ethnic and social equity studies standards for public schools

Sen. Debbie Ingram
Sen. Anthony Pollina
Ted Fisher, Director of Communications and Legislative Affairs, Agency of Education
Emily Byrne, Chief Financial Officer, Agency of Education

Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
1:45 PM

H.3 - An act relating to ethnic and social equity studies standards for public schools

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Education
- -

H.3 - An act relating to ethnic and social equity studies standards for public schools

Committee discussion

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
9:00 AM

H.3 - An act relating to ethnic and social equity studies standards for public schools

Mark-up of Senate Proposal of Amendment

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Ted Fisher, Director of Communications and Legislative Affairs, Agency of Education
-

H.3 - An act relating to ethnic and social equity studies standards for public schools

Senate Proposal of Amendment Draft 2.1 and vote

James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Ted Fisher, Director of Communications and Legislative Affairs, Agency of Education