HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1152        FILED ON: 1/14/2015

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 375

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Sean Garballey

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
Court assembled:

The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act relative to the composition of the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Sean Garballey

23rd Middlesex

Jason M. Lewis

Fifth Middlesex

Claire D. Cronin

11th Plymouth

Denise Provost

27th Middlesex

David T. Vieira

3rd Barnstable

Marjorie C. Decker

25th Middlesex

Carolyn C. Dykema

8th Middlesex

Jeffrey N. Roy

10th Norfolk

Tricia Farley-Bouvier

3rd Berkshire

Carmine L. Gentile

13th Middlesex

Benjamin Swan

11th Hampden

Mary S. Keefe

15th Worcester

Michael D. Brady

Second Plymouth and Bristol

Paul McMurtry

11th Norfolk

Patricia D. Jehlen

Second Middlesex

James B. Eldridge

Middlesex and Worcester

Michelle M. DuBois

10th Plymouth

Jerald A. Parisella

6th Essex

Paul W. Mark

2nd Berkshire

Thomas M. Stanley

9th Middlesex

Frank I. Smizik

15th Norfolk

Kenneth I. Gordon

21st Middlesex

Steven Ultrino

33rd Middlesex

Paul Brodeur

32nd Middlesex

Jennifer E. Benson

37th Middlesex

Timothy J. Toomey, Jr.

26th Middlesex

Angelo L. D'Emilia

8th Plymouth

William Smitty Pignatelli

4th Berkshire

Robert L. Hedlund

Plymouth and Norfolk

Gailanne M. Cariddi

1st Berkshire


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1152        FILED ON: 1/14/2015

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 375

By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 375) of Sean Garballey and others for legislation to allow teachers currently employed and receiving compensation to serve on the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education.  Education.

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the One Hundred and Eighty-Ninth General Court
(2015-2016)

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An Act relative to the composition of the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education.

 

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. Section 1E of chapter 15 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 5 through 16, the second and third sentences, and inserting in place thereof the following:- The 9 members appointed by the governor shall consist of 1 representative of a labor organization selected by the governor from a list of 3 nominees provided by the Massachusetts State Labor Council, AFL-CIO; 1 representative of business or industry selected by the governor with a demonstrated commitment to education; 1 representative of parents of school children selected by the governor from a list of 3 nominees provided by the Massachusetts Parent Teachers Association; 2 representatives of teachers, 1 selected by the governor from a list of 3 nominees offered by the Massachusetts Teachers Association, and 1 selected by the governor from a list of 3 nominees offered by the American Federation of Teachers/Massachusetts; and 4 additional members. No appointive member of said board, except the teacher representatives, shall be employed by or receive regular compensation from the department of elementary and secondary education, or from any school system, public or independent, in the commonwealth, or serve as a member of any school committee.