Environment Council of Rhode Island

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2021-2022 Senate Committee on Education

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It shall be the duty of the Committee on Education to consider the appointments of the Governor referred to it by the Senate which require the advice and consent of the Senate and all legislation and matters relating to student performance, governance, programming, teacher preparation and planning, as well as the work and operation of all state agencies regarding all levels of education, make findings, and recommend policy initiatives and other actions to the General Assembly. The Committee shall also exercise oversight in relation to the implementation of all legislation and grants of authority relating to all levels of public education in the state by all agencies, state and local, charged and empowered by the General Assembly in relating to all levels of public education, to maintain oversight over the application, execution and operation of the laws within its jurisdiction and to consider such other matters as may be referred to it by the Senate.

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