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Last updated: 03/22/2019 - 3:00pm

Committee on Education Hearing on Docket #0248

Order for a hearing to discuss the need for more civics education in our Boston Public Schools beyond the current minimal half-year requirement.
The public can offer testimony.

Discussion Topics

  1. More civics education in Boston Public Schools

    This matter is sponsored by Councilor Althea Garrison and was referred to the Committee on Education on 1/30/2019.

    Public testimony

    Members of the public are cordially invited to attend and testify.  If you have not testified at a Council hearing before, please arrive (5) minutes before the call of the hearing to sign up and become familiar with the hearing format, testimony locations, and sound system. Please bring fifteen (15) copies of any written documentation you wish to present at the hearing. If you know of others who may be interested in this hearing, kindly notify them.

    Written comments may be made part of the record and available to all Councilors by sending them by email, fax or mail to arrive before the hearing, please use the address below.

    Committee Liaison: Juan Lopez

    Mail Address: Boston City Council, One City Hall Plaza, Boston, MA  02201

    Telephone Number: 617-635-3041 Fax Number: 617-635-4203  

    Email: juan.lopez@boston.gov 

    Broadcast: Live on Comcast Channel 8/RCN 82/Verizon 1964 and streamed on: boston.gov/city-council-tv (except off-site hearings)

    NOTICE: The Boston City Council may have a quorum in attendance due to standing committees of the City Council consisting of both voting and non-voting members.  However, members attending this duly posted meeting are participating and deliberating only in conjunction with the business of the standing committee.

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