Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Section 1 of chapter 71 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 1988 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the seventh sentence the following three sentences:- The department of education is hereby directed in collaboration with the Massachusetts Center for Global Education, to establish a task force for the purpose of developing a model curriculum for grades kindergarten through twelve in global education and international studies. A copy of said curriculum shall be sent to the superintendent of schools for each school district in the commonwealth. The department shall encourage each school district to implement said curriculum, or a variation thereof.
SECTION 2. On or before June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and ninety-two, the department of education shall report to the joint committee on education the status of the curriculum developed pursuant to section one of this act and the implementation thereof and make a recommendation regarding the future of the task force established pursuant to said section one.