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H.794

An act relating to the adoption of ethnic studies standards into statewide educational standards and a policy on ethnic and social equity in schools by public schools and approved independent schools

Rep. Ruqaiyah "Kiah" Morris , Rep. Kevin Christie, Rep. Selene Colburn, Rep. Barbara Rachelson
House Committee on Education
1/31/2018 - Read First Time and Referred to the Committee on Education
Sponsor(s)
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House Committee on Education
Last Recorded Action
House 1/31/2018 - Read First Time and Referred to the Committee on Education
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An act relating to the adoption of ethnic studies standards into statewide educational standards and a policy on ethnic and social equity in schools by public schools and approved independent schools

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2017-2018 Legislative Session
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An act relating to the adoption of ethnic studies standards into statewide educational standards and a policy on ethnic and social equity in schools by public schools and approved independent schools

Committee Meetings

2017-2018 Legislative Session
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to the adoption of ethnic studies standards into statewide educational standards and a policy on ethnic and social equity in schools by public schools and approved independent schools

Meeting Full List

2017-2018 Legislative Session
Thursday, February 8, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
10:30 AM

H.794 - An act relating to the adoption of ethnic studies standards into statewide educational standards and a policy on ethnic and social equity in schools by public schools and approved independent schools

Rep. Ruqaiyah "Kiah" Morris, Sponsor of Bill
10:50 AM

H.794 - An act relating to the adoption of ethnic studies standards into statewide educational standards and a policy on ethnic and social equity in schools by public schools and approved independent schools

Rep. Ruqaiyah "Kiah" Morris, Sponsor of Bill

Thursday, February 22, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
9:00 AM

H.794 - An act relating to the adoption of ethnic studies standards into statewide educational standards and a policy on ethnic and social equity in schools by public schools and approved independent schools

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

Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
1:00 PM

H.794 - An act relating to the adoption of ethnic studies standards into statewide educational standards and a policy on ethnic and social equity in schools by public schools and approved independent schools

Krista Huling, Chair, State Board of Education
Amy Fowler, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Education
Kate Logan, Director of Programming and Policy, Rights and Democracy
3:00 PM

H.794 - An act relating to the adoption of ethnic studies standards into statewide educational standards and a policy on ethnic and social equity in schools by public schools and approved independent schools

Hope Petraro, Student, Montpelier High School
Hana Nazerali-Ruddy, Student, Montpelier High School
Matthew Koucky, Student, Montpelier High School

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
11:30 PM

H.794 - An act relating to the adoption of ethnic studies standards into statewide educational standards and a policy on ethnic and social equity in schools by public schools and approved independent schools

Mill Moore, Executive Director, Vermont Independent Schools Association

Thursday, March 1, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
11:30 AM

H.794 - An act relating to the adoption of ethnic studies standards into statewide educational standards and a policy on ethnic and social equity in schools by public schools and approved independent schools

Mr. Mahnke will provide testimony from his son, Zev Mahnke, who graduated from Burlington City schools and now lives out-of-state.

Erhard Mahnke, Parent
Julie Hansen, Head of School, Thaddeus Stevens School

Thursday, March 29, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
9:00 AM

H.794 - An act relating to the adoption of ethnic studies standards into statewide educational standards and a policy on ethnic and social equity in schools by public schools and approved independent schools

Amy Fowler, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Education
Carlen Finn, Executive Director, Voices for Vermont's Children
Rep. Ruqaiyah "Kiah" Morris, Sponsor of Bill

Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Education
3:30 PM

H.794 - An act relating to the adoption of ethnic studies standards into statewide educational standards and a policy on ethnic and social equity in schools by public schools and approved independent schools

Nicole Mace, Executive Director, Vermont School Boards Association
Amanda Garces, Coordinator, Vermont Coalition for Ethnic and Social Equity in Schools

Committee Documents

An act relating to the adoption of ethnic studies standards into statewide educational standards and a policy on ethnic and social equity in schools by public schools and approved independent schools

Witnesses Who Testified

2017-2018 Legislative Session
House Committee on Education
  • James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Carlen Finn, Executive Director, Voices for Vermont's Children
  • Amy Fowler, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Education
  • Amanda Garces, Coordinator, Vermont Coalition for Ethnic and Social Equity in Schools
  • Amanda Garces, Member, Vermont Coalition for Ethnic and Social Equity in Schools
  • Julie Hansen, Head of School, Thaddeus Stevens School
  • Krista Huling, Chair, State Board of Education
  • Matthew Koucky, Student, Montpelier High School
  • Kate Logan, Director of Programming and Policy, Rights and Democracy
  • Nicole Mace, Executive Director, Vermont School Boards Association
  • Erhard Mahnke, Parent
  • Mill Moore, Executive Director, Vermont Independent Schools Association
  • Rep. Ruqaiyah "Kiah" Morris, Sponsor of Bill
  • Hana Nazerali-Ruddy, Student, Montpelier High School
  • Hope Petraro, Student, Montpelier High School

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Staff & Other Information

Staff
James DesMarais, Legislative Counsel

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