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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 120         FILED ON: 1/18/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 196

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Sal N. DiDomenico

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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 regarding special education.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Sal N. DiDomenico

Middlesex, Suffolk, and Essex

Edward F. Coppinger

10th Suffolk

Carlo Basile

1st Suffolk

James B. Eldridge

 

Thomas M. Menino

Boston City Hall
One City Hall Square Boston, MA 02201


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 120        FILED ON: 1/18/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 196

By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 196) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Edward F. Coppinger, Carlo Basile and James B. Eldridge for legislation relative to special education.  Education. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act regarding special education.
 

              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 5A (c) of chapter 71B of the General Laws is hereby amended by adding to the end of paragraph 1 the following:-  ", or the percent increase in the standard rate of eligible services as determined annually by the department of Elementary and Secondary Education".

              SECTION 2.  Section 2 of Chapter 70 of the General Law is hereby amended by striking the third and fourth paragraphs and inserting in place thereof the following paragraphs:- "Assumed tuitioned-out special education enrollment, the percentage of students included in foundation enrollments who participate in an Individual Education Plan and attend an out-of-district placement.  The percentage shall be based on the preceding academic year. 

              "Assumed in-school special education enrollment", the percentage of students included in foundation enrollments who participate in an Individual Education Plan and attend an in-district placement.  The percentage shall be based on the preceding academic year.

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