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HF 1142

as introduced - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 03/01/2017 03:38pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to higher education; modifying certain concurrent enrollment provisions;
requiring the Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities
to establish a supplemental instruction program; amending Minnesota Statutes
2016, section 124D.09, subdivision 10; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 136F.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 124D.09, subdivision 10, is amended to read:


Subd. 10.

Courses according to agreements.

new text begin(a) new text endAn eligible pupil, according to
subdivision 5, may enroll in a new text begindevelopmental course under paragraph (b) or new text endnonsectarian
course taught by a secondary teacher or a postsecondary faculty member and offered at a
secondary school, or another location, according to an agreement between a public school
board and the governing body of an eligible public postsecondary system or an eligible
private postsecondary institution, as defined in subdivision 3. All provisions of this section
shall apply to a pupil, public school board, district, and the governing body of a postsecondary
institution, except as otherwise provided.

new text begin (b) Notwithstanding subdivision 9, paragraph (b), a public school board and the governing
body of an eligible public postsecondary system may agree to offer developmental courses
under this subdivision. Notwithstanding subdivision 12, no postsecondary credit may be
granted for a developmental course taken under this subdivision. A developmental course
must:
new text end

new text begin (1) be in the subject area of writing, reading, or mathematics; and
new text end

new text begin (2) include in the curriculum:
new text end

new text begin (i) relevant high school academic standards under section 120B.021; and
new text end

new text begin (ii) the minimum course placement standards for a credit-bearing course as defined in
section 136F.38.
new text end

Sec. 2.

new text begin [136F.38] SUPPLEMENTAL ACADEMIC INSTRUCTION.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Definitions. new text end

new text begin (a) For purposes of this section, the following terms have
the meanings given.
new text end

new text begin (b) "Credit-bearing course" means a college entry-level course that meets the requirements
for a diploma, certificate, or degree.
new text end

new text begin (c) "Developmental noncredit course" means a course that carries college credit for
financial aid purposes, but does not meet the requirements for a diploma, certificate, or
degree.
new text end

new text begin (d) "Targeted support" means academic support, including but not limited to tutoring
and directed group study time, related to increasing a student's understanding of a
credit-bearing course.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Supplemental instruction program. new text end

new text begin (a) The board shall establish at each
campus a supplemental instruction program. The program must minimize the placement of
students in developmental noncredit courses by providing a supplemental instruction course
structure that results in earning the equivalent of credit in a credit-bearing course while
providing targeted support to a student who:
new text end

new text begin (1) did not meet the minimum course placement criteria for a credit-bearing course; and
new text end

new text begin (2) using multiple measures of assessment, is identified as likely to succeed in a
credit-bearing course if targeted support is provided.
new text end

new text begin (b) A supplemental instruction course must include a credit-bearing course or be
designated by the college or university as equivalent to a specific credit-bearing course.
new text end

new text begin (c) The board must provide individual counseling to any student who does not receive
a passing grade in a supplemental instruction course. The individual counseling must include
career and employment advice and guidance, and information on educational opportunities
available to the student.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Fees. new text end

new text begin The board shall establish a fee to be charged to each student participating
in a supplemental instruction course. The fee shall not exceed 50 percent of the average
cost of one course credit for an undergraduate degree program course offered at a state
college or university.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Developmental courses. new text end

new text begin If a student does not meet the criteria for inclusion
in a supplemental instruction course, the board may require the student to participate, at no
cost to the student, in adult basic education or a developmental noncredit course designed
as a prerequisite for either a supplemental instruction course under subdivision 2 or a
credit-bearing course. The board shall not require a student who has taken a developmental
course under section 124D.09, subdivision 10, to participate in adult basic education or a
developmental noncredit course in the same subject area. The board shall not require a
student to participate in adult basic education or developmental noncredit courses for a
period longer than one quarter or one semester.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Report. new text end

new text begin (a) The board must annually report by February 1 to the chairs and
ranking minority members of the legislative committees with primary jurisdiction over
higher education policy with the following information from the previous academic year
for each system campus:
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new text begin (1) the number of students participating in the supplemental instruction program;
new text end

new text begin (2) the number of students that received credit in a supplemental instruction course;
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new text begin (3) the graduation rate of students enrolling in a supplemental instruction course, if
available;
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new text begin (4) the graduation rate of students not enrolling in a supplemental instruction course;
new text end

new text begin (5) the amount of time, on average, that it takes a student enrolling in a supplemental
instruction course to graduate, if available;
new text end

new text begin (6) the amount of time, on average, that it takes a student not enrolling in a supplemental
instruction course to graduate; and
new text end

new text begin (7) the date of graduation and the name and location of the secondary school, including
the charter school from which the student graduated, or whether the student received a
general education diploma or was homeschooled.
new text end

new text begin (b) The board shall provide, for each reporting requirement under paragraph (a), clauses
(1) to (7), a breakdown of the student data by race and ethnicity.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following final enactment. The
Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities must begin offering a
supplemental instruction program at each Minnesota State College and University campus
by the beginning of the 2019-2020 academic year.
new text end