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The 192nd 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

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.


Name District/Address
Frank A. Moran 17th Essex
Patricia A. Haddad 5th Bristol
James Arciero 2nd Middlesex
Carlos Gonzalez 10th Hampden
Alan Silvia 7th Bristol
Benjamin Swan 11th Hampden
Nick Collins 4th Suffolk

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