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HF 972

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/11/2019 02:17pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

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A bill for an act
relating to education finance; authorizing certain nonpublic students to enroll in
postsecondary enrollment options in 10th grade; appropriating money; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 124D.09, subdivision 4.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 124D.09, subdivision 4, is amended to read:


Subd. 4.

Alternative pupil.

new text begin(a) new text end"Alternative pupil" means deleted text beginandeleted text endnew text begin a 10th,new text end 11thnew text begin,new text end or 12th grade
studentnew text begin, subject to paragraph (b), who isnew text end not enrolled in a public school districtdeleted text begin, and includesdeleted text endnew text begin.
Alternative pupil includes
new text end students attending nonpublic schools and students who are home
schooled. An alternative pupil is considered a pupil for purposes of this section only. An
alternative pupil must register with the commissioner of education before participating in
the postsecondary enrollment options program. The commissioner deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end prescribe the
form and manner of the registration, in consultation with the Nonpublic Education Council
under section 123B.445, and may request any necessary information from the alternative
pupil.

new text begin (b) A 10th grade student qualifies as an alternative pupil if the student: (1) is enrolled
in a career or technical education course offered by an eligible institution; and (2) received
a passing score on the 8th grade Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment, or another reading
assessment accepted by the enrolling postsecondary institution. A career or technical
education course must meet the requirements under subdivision 5a. If an alternative pupil
in 10th grade receives a grade of "C" or better in the career or technical education course
taken under this subdivision, the postsecondary institution must allow the student to take
additional postsecondary courses for credit at that institution, not to exceed the limits in
subdivision 8.
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new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective for applications submitted on or after
July 1, 2019.
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Sec. 2. new text beginAPPROPRIATIONS.
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new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Department of Education. new text end

new text begin The sums indicated in this section are
appropriated from the general fund to the Department of Education for the fiscal years
designated.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin General education aid. new text end

new text begin For general education aid under Minnesota Statutes,
section 126C.13, subdivision 4:
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new text begin $
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new text begin 2020
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new text begin $
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new text begin 2021
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new text begin The 2020 appropriation includes $....... for 2019 and $....... for 2020.
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new text begin The 2021 appropriation includes $....... for 2020 and $....... for 2021.
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