Who filed report: Alyson Williams
Bill Number: SB67
Bill Title: Partnerships for Student Success Grant Program
Bill Grade: F
Bill Sponsors: Senator Millner and Representative Edwards
Ongoing annual appropriation of $5,000,000 to a grant program to integrate community resources with the schools to create a more integrated cradle to career pipeline including cross-sector data sharing. United Way is not named in the bill but testimony was from their Promise Partnership program. United Way has recently begun advising parents to sign a document waiving their child's privacy rights. This seems to be part of a national initiative to create similar "new civic infrastructures" for education reform.
Does the bill increase/decrease local control?: Anti-Local Control
How?: they’re callingThis “new” civic infrastructure can be contrasted with the “old” civic infrastructure – in which you elect legislators to allocate your tax dollars with transparency or to sit on local and state boards overseeing education programs, all with electoral accountability.
Does it increase/decrease parental rights?: Decreases Parental Rights
How?: Includes objectives for "family engagement" making parents "stakeholders" at best.
Does it help/hurt children?: Hurts Children
How?: Cradle to career data profiling.
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