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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2858         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 341

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Garrett J. Bradley

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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 resolve:

Resolve providing for a study of compulsory school attendance .

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Garrett J. Bradley

3rd Plymouth


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2858        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 341

By Mr. Bradley of Hingham, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 341) of Garrett J. Bradley for legislation to provide for a study of compulsory school attendance .  Education. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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Resolve providing for a study of compulsory school attendance .

 

              Resolved, That the board of elementary and secondary education is hereby authorized and directed to conduct a study relative to the establishment of ages five to eighteen years old as the period of compulsory school attendance in Massachusetts. Such study shall include, but not be limited to, analyses of the impact of the altered requirements on student’s readiness for elementary school, and on high school completion, with due attention to the experience in other states; and analyses of fiscal implications for the commonwealth and for school districts. Said board shall report to the general court the results of its study, and any related recommendations, by filing the same with the clerks of the Senate and of the House of Representatives on or before December 31, 2013.

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