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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1280         FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1074

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

James E. Vallee and Karen E. Spilka, (BY REQUEST)

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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 requiring instruction on the Ukranian Genocide in the public schools of the Commonwealth.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Maria Walzer

11 Green Valley Road


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1280        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1074

By Representative Vallee of Franklin and Senator Spilka (by request), a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1074) of Maria Walzer relative to requiring instruction on the Ukranian Genocide in the public schools of the Commonwealth.  Education


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act requiring instruction on the Ukranian Genocide in the public schools of the Commonwealth.
 

              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.  The Board of Education shall formulate recommendations on the instruction on the Ukrainian genocide Holodomor within its curricular material and guidelines for teaching of such material.  Said recommendations shall be a subject covered by the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System.  In formulating these recommendations, the board shall consult with practicing teachers, principals, superintendents, and curricular coordinators in the commonwealth, as well as experts knowledgeable on the subject of the Ukrainian genocide.  Said recommendations shall be available to all school districts in the commonwealth on an advisory basis, and shall be filed with the clerk of the House of Representatives, the clerk of the Senate, and the Senate chairmen of the Joint Committee on Education, Arts, and Humanities not later than September 1, 2011.

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