Marty Walz a loss on Beacon Hill

February 7, 2013 | The Boston Globe

Marty Walz delivered her final address in the House chamber Wednesday. She’s leaving to ­become chief executive of the Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts.

Don’t quit on dropouts

September 24, 2011 | The Boston Globe

The state legislation, proposed by Representative Martha Walz, a Back Bay Democrat, is far more comprehensive. It calls for raising the dropout age gradually to allow school districts to develop strategies for teaching kids who have given up on traditional classrooms.

Editorial: For Mass., reform bears fruit

August 26, 2010 | The Boston Globe

It was a tough fight, indeed, and the many proponents — of whom Governor Patrick, Secretary of Education Paul Reville, and the two chairs of the legislative committees, state Representative Martha Walz and state Senator Robert O’Leary, were only the most visible — deserve credit.