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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1629         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 276

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Bruce E. Tarr

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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 Authorizing Performance-Based Education Funding.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Bruce E. Tarr

First Essex and Middlesex


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1629        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 276

By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 276) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to authorize Performance-Based Education Funding.  Education. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act Authorizing Performance-Based Education Funding.
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              Chapter 73 of the General Laws is hereby amended by adding, after Section 12 thereof, the following new section:

              Section 12A. Notwithstanding any other provision of law or regulation to the contrary, not less than twenty-five percent of any sums appropriated by the general court for the maintenance, operation and support of each state university and community college shall be based on performance criteria developed by the Secretary of Education, which shall include but not be limited to, the retention and successful completion of courses of study, as evidenced by graduation, certification or other similar documentation, and rates or measures of the academic achievement of students.

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