Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Section 49 of chapter 15 of the General Laws, as appearing in section 6 of chapter 188 of the acts of 1985, is hereby amended by striking out the second and third paragraphs and inserting in place thereof the following two paragraphs:-
Each school committee shall file the following information with the department every year:
i1 an outline of the curriculum and graduation requirements of the district;
i1 pupil/teacher ratios and class size policy and practice;
i1 teacher and administrator evaluation procedures;
i1 statistics, policies, and procedures relative to truancy and dropouts;
i1 statistics, policies, and procedures relative to expulsions and in-school and out-of-school suspensions;
i1 per cent of school-age children attending public schools;
i1 racial composition of teaching and administrative staff;
i1 the names and addresses of all members of each school improvement council and of each member of the professional staff within the district.
Each school committee shall file a description of the following instructional procedures and programs with the department every year:
i1 art and music programs;
i1 programs for gifted and talented students;
i1 adult education programs;
i1 library and media facilities;
i1 condition of instructional materials including textbooks, workbooks, audio-visual materials, laboratory materials;
i1 types and condition of computers and computer software;
i1 basic skills remediation programs;
i1 drug and alcohol abuse programs.
SECTION 2. Said chapter 15 is hereby further amended by adding after section 61, inserted by chapter 587 of the acts of 1986, the following section:-
Section 62. School districts shall, at the same time of filing information with the department pursuant to section forty-nine, file the names and addresses of all members of each school improvement council and of each member of the professional staff within the district.