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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 925         FILED ON: 1/15/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 378

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

James J. Dwyer

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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 relative to the maximum age of enrollment.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

James J. Dwyer

30th Middlesex

Gale D. Candaras

First Hampden and Hampshire


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 925        FILED ON: 1/15/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 378

By Mr. Dwyer of Woburn, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 378) of James J. Dwyer and Gale D. Candaras for legisltion to review the present age limits for student enrollment in public schools .  Education. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to the maximum age of enrollment.
 

              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. The Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, herein after referred to as the board, shall conduct a comprehensive review of the present age limits for student enrollment in public schools in the Commonwealth. Specifically, the board shall consider a maximum cut off age for admission to public school. Upon completion of said review, the board shall establish as a statewide practice the permissible and statewide mandatory maximum age for school attendance.

              Section 2. The board shall solicit advice from such persons and entities as it deems necessary, including the secretary of education, the department of elementary and secondary education, educational associations, educational administrators, teachers, and charter schools.

              Section 3. The board shall commence said review within 45 days of the passage of this act, and shall make legislative recommendations as required or regulatory changes as necessary to establish a statewide mandatory maximum age for school attendance.

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