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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 476         FILED ON: 1/11/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 504

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Benjamin Swan

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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 for high school graduation..

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Benjamin Swan

11th Hampden

Gloria L. Fox

7th Suffolk

Elizabeth A. Malia

11th Suffolk


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 476        FILED ON: 1/11/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 504

By Mr. Swan of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 504) of Benjamin Swan, Gloria L. Fox and Elizabeth A. Malia relative to repealing the testing requirements for graduation under the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System.  Education. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 1958 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act to eliminate the use of the MCAS 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.

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