SENATE DOCKET, NO. FILED ON: 3/18/2014
SENATE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . No. 2091
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
In the Year Two Thousand Fourteen
An Act relative to the composition of the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education .
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 1E of chapter 15 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 5 through 16, the second and third sentences, and inserting in place thereof the following:- The 9 members appointed by the governor shall consist of 1 representative of a labor organization selected by the governor from a list of 3 nominees provided by the Massachusetts State Labor Council, AFL-CIO; 1 representative of business or industry selected by the governor with a demonstrated commitment to education; 1 representative of parents of school children selected by the governor from a list of 3 nominees provided by the Massachusetts Parent Teachers Association; 1 current public school teacher selected by the governor; and 5 additional members. No appointive member of said board, except the teacher representatives, shall be employed by or receive regular compensation from the department of elementary and secondary education, or from any school system, public or independent, in the commonwealth, or serve as a member of any school committee.