In case you are just stopping in, the background on this bill is that it was originally sometimes referred to as the "Peltz" bill. After the Public Hearing at the State House on March 10th, the House Ed Committee worked hard to incorporate language that would address the concerns of the parents, students and educators who spoke about school choice.
While this bill is complicated, it basically says that as part of the voluntary consolidation considerations, towns should include school choice as part of the conversation. How much choice (in or out of district, public or private) will be determined at the local level by the electorate. So if this bill has legs, you will need to be active in your local community if you want choice preserved, or ADDED to your current options. If you WANT this bill to have legs, sign up for our email list on the home page and we'll let you know when and how to support it.