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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.235 188th (2013 - 2014)

An Act to further narrow the achievement gap

By Mr. Finegold, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 235) of Barry R. Finegold, Frank A. Moran, Christopher G. Fallon, George N. Peterson, Jr. and other members of the General Court to further narrow the achievement gap. Education.

Bill Information

Barry R. Finegold

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to to provide for innovation into school districts and prioritize improvement in underperforming 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 convenience.


Name District/Address
Barry R. Finegold Second Essex and Middlesex
Frank A. Moran 17th Essex
Christopher G. Fallon 33rd Middlesex
George N. Peterson, Jr. 9th Worcester
Anthony W. Petruccelli First Suffolk and Middlesex
Marcos A. Devers 16th Essex

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