Meetings designed to gather feedback and engage public in budget development process

November 21, 2013

Secretary of Education Matthew Malone today announced that he is hosting two public forums to solicit feedback that will inform the Patrick Administration’s Fiscal Year 2015 budget for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Secretary Malone will present the context for the FY15 state budget and gather valuable comments from education stakeholders and members of the public regarding their priorities for funding.  The forums will begin with a short overview presentation by the Secretary, followed by an opportunity for audience members to provide testimony to Secretary Malone and other members of the Patrick administration. Written feedback is also accepted and can be mailed to the Executive Office of Education, 1 Ashburton Place, Room 1403, Boston, MA 02108.  ATTN: Katie Lynch.

The two meetings will be held on the following dates/times:

Monday, December 2rd, 4:00-6:00pm
Somerset Berkley Regional High School Auditorium
625 County Street
Somerset, MA 02726

Tuesday, December 10th, 5:00 – 7:00pm
Orchard Gardens K-8 School Auditorium
906 Albany Street
Roxbury, MA 02119