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Multistate Association for Bilingual Education, Northeast

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 Advocacy in MASSACHUSETTS 

LEGISLATION

An Act Relative to the Training, Assessment, and Assignment of Qualified School Interpreters in Educational Settings (H.437; Rep. Cabral/S.253; Sen. Crighton)

Creates standards and competencies for the training, hiring and use of interpreters in educational settings in order to provide limited English proficient (LEP) parents and students with competent interpretation services, as required by federal and state law. 

An Act Relative to Educator Diversity  (H.549/S.311)

    Creates robust pathways for diverse professionals and educators to enter the teaching profession and is sponsored by Joint Education Committee Chair, Senator Jason Lewis and Representative Alice PeischLatinos for Education and the Massachusetts Education Diversity Coalition are advocating for transforming this educator pipeline. 

    An Act to Promote High-Quality Comprehensive Literacy Instruction in all Massachusetts Schools (H.579/S.263) An Act Relative to Bilingual Educators and Dual Language Certification Incentives (H.3947) 

    The bill supports multiple financial incentives to increase the number of qualified bilingual educators leading to improved student performance, such as funding capacity of districts and IHEs to ensure highly qualified educators.

    ADVISORY BOARDS

    MABE Board members are representatives on the following education advisory councils: