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HF 1153

as introduced - 87th Legislature (2011 - 2012) Posted on 03/16/2011 09:44am

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

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Introduction Posted on 03/16/2011

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A bill for an act
relating to education finance; providing funding for full-day kindergarten for
certain kindergarten programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section
126C.05, subdivision 1.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 126C.05, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Pupil unit.

Pupil units for each Minnesota resident pupil under the
age of 21 or who meets the requirements of section 120A.20, subdivision 1, paragraph (c),
in average daily membership enrolled in the district of residence, in another district under
sections 123A.05 to 123A.08, 124D.03, 124D.08, or 124D.68; in a charter school under
section 124D.10; or for whom the resident district pays tuition under section 123A.18,
123A.22, 123A.30, 123A.32, 123A.44, 123A.488, 123B.88, subdivision 4, 124D.04,
124D.05, 125A.03 to 125A.24, 125A.51, or 125A.65, shall be counted according to this
subdivision.

(a) A prekindergarten pupil with a disability who is enrolled in a program approved
by the commissioner and has an individual education plan is counted as the ratio of the
number of hours of assessment and education service to 825 times 1.25 with a minimum
average daily membership of 0.28, but not more than 1.25 pupil units.

(b) A prekindergarten pupil who is assessed but determined not to be disabled is
counted as the ratio of the number of hours of assessment service to 825 times 1.25.

(c) A kindergarten pupil with a disability who is enrolled in a program approved
by the commissioner is counted as the ratio of the number of hours of assessment and
education services required in the fiscal year by the pupil's individual education program
plan to 875, but not more than one.

(d) A kindergarten pupil who is not included in paragraph (c) is counted as .612
pupil units.

(e) A pupil who is in any of grades 1 to 3 is counted as 1.115 pupil units for fiscal
year 2000 and thereafter.

(f) A pupil who is any of grades 4 to 6 is counted as 1.06 pupil units for fiscal
year 1995 and thereafter.

(g) A pupil who is in any of grades 7 to 12 is counted as 1.3 pupil units.

(h) A pupil who is in the postsecondary enrollment options program is counted
as 1.3 pupil units.

new text begin (i) In addition to the weighting in paragraph (d), a kindergarten pupil who qualifies
for free or reduced price meals according to subdivision 16 is counted as an additional
.388 pupil units if that child attends a full-day kindergarten program and that child's school
offers full-day kindergarten to all kindergarten pupils without charging a fee.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective for revenue for fiscal years 2013
and later.
new text end