HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1703        FILED ON: 1/19/2017

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 234

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Marjorie C. Decker

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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 student impact rating.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Marjorie C. Decker

25th Middlesex

Christine P. Barber

34th Middlesex

Patricia D. Jehlen

Second Middlesex

Chris Walsh

6th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1703        FILED ON: 1/19/2017

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 234

By Ms. Decker of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 234) of Marjorie C. Decker and others relative to performance standards for teachers and other school district employees.  Education.

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the One Hundred and Ninetieth General Court
(2017-2018)

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An Act relative to student impact rating.

 

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 38 of Chapter 71 of the General Law, as appearing in the 2014 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the word “The”, in line 37, the following words:-

“principles and” and is hereby further amended by striking out, in line 77, the words “regulations of the board” and inserting in place thereof the following words:- “with this section and chapter 150E”

SECTION 2. Section 1B of Chapter 59 of the General Law, as appearing in the 2014 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the word “standards.”, in line 78, the following words:-

Notwithstanding any other provision of the general or special laws, the board shall not mandate any school district to include as part of an educator evaluation system or as a teacher performance standard the use of student performance data that is intended to measure an individual educator’s impact on student learning, growth, or achievement.