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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 184         FILED ON: 1/14/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 218

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Cynthia S. Creem

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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 maintain short-term objectives for students with disabilities.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Cynthia S. Creem

First Middlesex and Norfolk

Kay Khan

11th Middlesex

Tricia Farley-Bouvier

3rd Berkshire

Daniel A. Wolf

Cape and Islands

Michael D. Brady

9th Plymouth

Thomas P. Conroy

13th Middlesex

Tom Sannicandro

7th Middlesex

John V. Fernandes

10th Worcester

David Paul Linsky

5th Middlesex

Marjorie C. Decker

25th Middlesex

James B. Eldridge

Middlesex and Worcester

Bruce E. Tarr

First Essex and Middlesex

Jennifer E. Benson

37th Middlesex


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 184        FILED ON: 1/14/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 218

By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 218) of Cynthia S. Creem, Kay Khan, Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Daniel A. Wolf and other members of the General Court for legislation to maintain short term objectives for students with disabilities.  Education. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 193 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act to maintain short-term objectives for students with disabilities.
 

              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. Chapter 71B, Section 3 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting the following sentence after line 137:

                              A child's individualized education program, or IEP, as defined is 20 USC sec 1401 (14) shall include a statement of measurable annual goals, including academic and functional goals, and a description of benchmarks or short-term objectives.

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