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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.444 189th (2015 - 2016)

An Act to further narrow the Achievement Gap

By Mr. Moran of Lawrence, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 444) of Frank A. Moran and others for legislation to improve public schools and narrow the achievement gap. Education.

Bill Information

Presenter:
Frank A. Moran

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 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 6 actions for Bill H.444
Date Branch Action
1/20/2015 House Referred to the committee on Education
1/20/2015 Senate Senate concurred
10/7/2015 Joint Hearing scheduled for 10/13/2015 from 10:00 AM-05:00 PM in Gardner Auditorium
3/16/2016 House Reporting date extended to Friday June 3, 2016, pending concurrence
3/16/2016 Senate Senate concurred
9/22/2016 House Accompanied a study order, see H4619

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