Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
SECTION 1. Chapter 239 of the acts of 1897 is hereby amended by striking out section 32 and inserting in place thereof the following section:-
Section 32. The management and control of the public schools of said city shall be vested in a school committee, consisting of the mayor, two members at large and one from each ward of the city. The mayor shall serve as chairperson of the school committee. The at large members shall serve for four-year terms with one being elected every two years, and the members from the wards shall serve two-year terms.
SECTION 2. Section 33 of said chapter 239 is hereby amended by striking out the second sentence, as appearing in chapter 484 of the acts of 1996. +s
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage. @s