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The 189th 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

Presenter:
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.

Bill History

Displaying 7 actions for Bill S.235
Date Branch Action
1/22/2013 Senate Referred to the committee on Education
1/22/2013 House House concurred
5/13/2013 Joint Hearing scheduled for 05/07/2013 from 10:00 AM-03:00 PM in A-1 (10:00-1:00); Room 222 (1:00-3:00)
3/20/2014 House Reporting date extended to Tuesday March 25, 2014, pending concurrence
3/20/2014 Senate Senate concurred
1/6/2015 Senate Ought NOT to pass (under Joint Rule 10) and placed in the Orders of the Day for the next session
1/6/2015 Senate No further action taken

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