HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1586        FILED ON: 1/16/2019

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 469

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Carlos González

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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 to eliminate the use of the MCAS as the sole purpose for high school graduation.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Carlos González

10th Hampden

Marjorie C. Decker

25th Middlesex

Marcos A. Devers

16th Essex

Mary S. Keefe

15th Worcester

David Henry Argosky LeBoeuf

17th Worcester

Mathew J. Muratore

1st Plymouth

José F. Tosado

9th Hampden

Susannah M. Whipps

2nd Franklin

Bud L. Williams

11th Hampden


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1586        FILED ON: 1/16/2019

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 469

By Mr. Gonzalez of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 469) of Carlos Gonzalez and others that the MCAS test, so called, or other state-developed standardized tests, shall not be a component of the competency determination for high school graduation.  Education.

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the One Hundred and Ninety-First General Court
(2019-2020)

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An Act to eliminate the use of the MCAS as the sole purpose for high school graduation.

 

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 1D of chapter 69 of the General Laws,  is hereby amended by adding after the word “graduation” in paragraph (i) the following words: —; provided however, that the MCAS test, so called, or other state-developed, standardized test, shall not be a component of the competency determination.