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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 520         FILED ON: 1/18/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 137

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Carlo Basile

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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 providing for opportunities for single-sex schools and classes..

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Carlo Basile

1st Suffolk

Thomas Menino

1 City Hall Square, Suite 500


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 520        FILED ON: 1/18/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 137

By Mr. Basile of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 137) of Carlo Basile and Thomas M. Menino relative to further regulating single sex schools and classes.  Education. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 352 OF 2009-2010.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act providing for opportunities for single-sex schools and classes..
 

              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 5 of chapter 76 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2006 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the sentence ending “or sexual orientation” in line 11 the following new sentence:-

              “This section shall not preclude the establishment of single-sex schools and programs to the extent that such programs are consistent with the constitution of the commonwealth and federal law.”

              SECTION 2.  Section 89 of chapter 71 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2006 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the sentence ending “language, and academic achievement” in line 55 the following new sentence:- 

              “This section shall not preclude the establishment of single-sex schools and programs to the extent that such programs are consistent with the constitution of the commonwealth and federal law.”

              SECTION 3.  Said section 89 of chapter 71 of the General Laws, is hereby further amended by inserting after the sentence ending “science or the arts” in line 148 the following new sentence:-    

              “This section shall not preclude the establishment of single-sex schools and programs to the extent that such programs are consistent with the constitution of the commonwealth and federal law.”

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