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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2233         FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1940


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



James J. O'Day and Kenneth J. Donnelly


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 teaching the history of working people.






William N. Brownsberger


Nick Collins

4th Suffolk

Carl M. Sciortino, Jr.

34th Middlesex

Sean Garballey

23rd Middlesex

Kevin G. Honan

17th Suffolk

Brian M. Ashe

2nd Hampden

Jason M. Lewis

31st Middlesex

Denise Andrews

2nd Franklin

Denise Provost

27th Middlesex

Martin J. Walsh

13th Suffolk

Thomas P. Kennedy


James J. O'Day

14th Worcester

Sean Curran

9th Hampden

Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr.

12th Hampden

Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera

10th Hampden

HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2233        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1940

By Mr. O'Day of West Boylston and Senator Donnelly,  a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1940) of William N. Brownsberger and others for legislation to include the history of working people and the labor movement in the United States in the public school curriculum.  Education.

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts


In the Year Two Thousand Eleven



An Act relative to teaching the history of working people.

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

              Section 1D of chapter 69 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out, in lines 28 and 29, the words "as well as" and inserting in place thereof the following words:- ", and shall provide for instruction in".

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