AN ACT RELATIVE TO ACADEMIC STANDARDS FOR COMPETENCY DETERMINATION.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
Clause (i) of the fourth paragraph of section 1D of chapter 69 of the
General Laws, as appearing in section 29 of chapter 71 of the acts of 1993,
is hereby amended by striking out the first sentence and inserting in place
thereof the following sentence:- The "competency determination" shall be based
on the academic standards and curriculum frameworks for tenth graders in the
areas of mathematics, science and technology, history and social science,
foreign languages, and English, and shall represent a determination that a
particular student has demonstrated mastery of a common core of skills,
competencies and knowledge in these areas, as measured by the assessment
instruments described in section one I.