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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.568 192nd (Current)

An Act to place a moratorium on high stakes testing for the duration of the COVID-19 state of emergency

By Representatives Decker of Cambridge and Whipps of Athol, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 568) of Marjorie C. Decker, Susannah M. Whipps and others for legislation to place a moratorium on certain elementary and secondary education testing during the COVID-19 state of emergency. Education.

Bill Information

Marjorie C. Decker , Susannah M. Whipps
Referred to Joint Committee on Education

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purposes, which are to establish forthwith a moratorium on the administration of the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System and for associated graduation requirements and accountability measures, in response to the COVID-19 emergency, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.

Bill History

Displaying 3 actions for Bill H.568
Date Branch Action
3/29/2021 House Referred to the committee on Education
3/29/2021 Senate Senate concurred
9/13/2021 Joint Hearing scheduled for 09/20/2021 from 11:00 AM-05:00 PM in Virtual Hearing

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