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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Order S.2426 190th (2017 - 2018)

Order relative to authorizing the joint committee on Education to make an investigation and study of certain current Senate documents relative to assessments and accountability

SENATE, Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - The committee on Education, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 226) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation to support the local determination of educational competency and multiple forms of academic assessment; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 267) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Steven Ultrino, Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to student assessment data; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 271) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Richard J. Ross, James B. Eldridge and Kenneth I. Gordon for legislation to establish an educational mandate working group; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 293) of Barbara A. L'Italien, Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge, Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation relative to Massachusetts high school diplomas; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 299) of Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Leonard Mirra, John F. Keenan, James M. Murphy and others for legislation related to unfunded mandates on public schools; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 301) of Kathleen O'Connor Ives and Linda Dean Campbell for legislation relative to standardized tests; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 306) of Richard J. Ross, Steven S. Howitt and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to reduce paperwork within the department of elementary and secondary education; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 317) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to increase accountability of DESE contracts; and (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 321) of Bruce E. Tarr and Richard J. Ross for legislation to establish an educational mandate working group, reports the accompanying Order (Senate, No. 2426).

Bill Information

Joint Committee on Education
Referred to Senate Committee on Rules

Order History

Displaying 5 actions for Order S.2426
Date Branch Action
4/17/2018 Senate Reported from the committee on Education
4/17/2018 Senate Accompanied by S226, S267, S271, S293, S299, S301, S306, S317 and S321
4/17/2018 Senate Order reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently
5/7/2018 Senate Discharged to the committee on Senate Rules
1/1/2019 Senate No further action taken

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