Fight to continue the program for homeless students in housing crisis, helping young people in the most urgent situations to achieve immediate housing stability and improve educational outcomes, including decreased absenteeism; improve school grades, and higher graduation rates.
Address the dangers of vaping and other teen health concerns. Teenage use of electronic cigarettes has reached an epidemic proportion.
Advocate for programs to prevent bulling, including cyber bulling, school violence and suicide among young people. Bullying is not only against the law but a very serious issue. As adults, it’s our duty to teach our kids to respect their friends regardless of who they are or where they come from.
Continue to work with the Massachusetts Association of School Committees to advocate for more public school funding and educational improvements by changing the Chapter 70 funding formula to reduce class sizes, hire more teachers and give them the resources to provide our kids with the best education.
And much more…
Unanimously appointed in January 2018 by a vote of the City Council and School Committee to serve out the vacant term of the late Robert Carreiro, Marcony has been an effective and dedicated champion for public education.