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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2629         FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1929

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Patricia A. Haddad

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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 school improvement plans.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Patricia A. Haddad

5th Bristol

Kevin Aguiar

7th Bristol

Jennifer E. Benson

37th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2629        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1929

By Mrs. Haddad of Somerset, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1929) of Patricia A. Haddad, Kevin Aguiar and Jennifer E. Benson relative to school improvement plans.  Education. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to school improvement plans.
 

              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 1 I of chapter 69 of General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out the third and fourth sentences of the tenth paragraph and inserting in place thereof the following sentence:-

             

              Each school improvement plan shall be submitted to the superintendent and the school committee for review and approval not later than July 1 of the year in which the plan is to be implemented, according to a plan development and review schedule established by the district superintendent.

              Section 2. Section 59C of chapter 71 of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out the fifth paragraph and inserting in place thereof the following paragraph:-

              The principal of each school, in consultation with the school council established pursuant to this section, shall on an annual basis, in conformity with the provisions of section 1 I of chapter 69, develop and submit for approval by the district superintendent and school committee a plan for improving student performance.  Plans shall be prepared in manner and form prescribed by the department of elementary and secondary education and shall conform to any policies and practices of the district consistent therewith. Action to approve, disapprove, modify or amend the school improvement plans shall be completed on or before July 1 of the year in which the plan is to be implemented; otherwise the plan shall be deemed to have been approved.

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