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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.425 188th (2013 - 2014)

An Act to further narrow the achievement gap

By Mr. Holmes of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 425) of Russell E. Holmes and others for legislation to improve public schools and narrow the achievement gap. Education.

Bill Information

Russell E. Holmes

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to provide for innovation into school districts and prioritize improvement in under performing schools, and increased expanded public school choice by increasing the number of charter schools and by improving access and affordability of appropriate facilities for charter schools and their students, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public [Emergency Preamble Context].


Name District/Address
Russell E. Holmes 6th Suffolk
Christopher G. Fallon 33rd Middlesex
Carlo Basile 1st Suffolk
Barry R. Finegold Second Essex and Middlesex
George N. Peterson, Jr. 9th Worcester

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