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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 37         FILED ON: 1/5/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 170

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Thomas M. Stanley

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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 charter schools..

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Thomas M. Stanley

9th Middlesex

Stephen L. DiNatale

3rd Worcester

Chris Walsh

6th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 37        FILED ON: 1/5/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 170

By Mr. Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 170) of Thomas M. Stanley, Stephen L. DiNatale and Chris Walsh relative to applications for the establishment of charter schools.  Education. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 517 OF 2009-2010.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to charter schools..
 

              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 89 of chapter 71 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out subsection (g) and inserting in place thereof the following subsection:—

              (g) An application submitted for the establishment of a commonwealth charter school shall (1) be submitted to the board of education for approval pursuant to this section (2) be filed with the local school committee for the school district in which the charter school is located and (3) be submitted to the local legislative body and chief executive officer of the municipality in which the proposed commonwealth charter school for approval. If the local legislative body and chief executive officer do not approve the application then it is deemed denied.

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