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HF 1426

as introduced - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 03/06/2017 05:06pm

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

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A bill for an act
relating to education; disaggregating results of teacher preparation program
summaries by race; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 122A.09,
subdivision 4a.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 122A.09, subdivision 4a, is amended to read:


Subd. 4a.

Teacher and administrator preparation and performance data; report.

(a) The Board of Teaching and the Board of School Administrators, in cooperation with the
Minnesota Association of Colleges of Teacher Education and Minnesota colleges and
universities offering board-adopted teacher or administrator preparation programs, annually
must collect and report summary data on teacher and administrator preparation and
performance outcomes, consistent with this subdivision. The Board of Teaching and the
Board of School Administrators annually by June 1 must update and post the reported
summary preparation and performance data on teachers and administrators from the preceding
school years on a Web site hosted jointly by the boards.

(b) Publicly reported summary data on teacher preparation programs must include:
student entrance requirements for each Board of Teaching-approved program, including
grade point average for enrolling students in the preceding year; the average board-adopted
skills examination or ACT or SAT scores of students entering the program in the preceding
year; summary data on faculty qualifications, including at least the content areas of faculty
undergraduate and graduate degrees and their years of experience either as kindergarten
through grade 12 classroom teachers or school administrators; the average time resident
and nonresident program graduates in the preceding year needed to complete the program;
the current number and percent of students by program who graduated, received a standard
Minnesota teaching license, and were hired to teach full time in their licensure field in a
Minnesota district or school in the preceding yearnew text begin, disaggregated by race, except when such
disaggregation would not yield statistically reliable results or would reveal personally
identifiable information about an individual
new text end; the number of content area credits and other
credits by undergraduate program that students in the preceding school year needed to
complete to graduate; students' pass rates on skills and subject matter exams required for
graduation in each program and licensure area in the preceding school year; survey results
measuring student and graduate satisfaction with the program in the preceding school yearnew text begin,
disaggregated by race, except when such disaggregation would not yield statistically reliable
results or would reveal personally identifiable information about an individual
new text end; a standard
measure of the satisfaction of school principals or supervising teachers with the student
teachers assigned to a school or supervising teacher; and information under paragraphs (d)
and (e). Program reporting must be consistent with subdivision 11.

(c) Publicly reported summary data on administrator preparation programs approved by
the Board of School Administrators must include: summary data on faculty qualifications,
including at least the content areas of faculty undergraduate and graduate degrees and their
years of experience either as kindergarten through grade 12 classroom teachers or school
administrators; the average time program graduates in the preceding year needed to complete
the program; the current number and percent of students who graduated, received a standard
Minnesota administrator license, and were employed as an administrator in a Minnesota
school district or school in the preceding yearnew text begin, disaggregated by race, except when such
disaggregation would not yield statistically reliable results or would reveal personally
identifiable information about an individual
new text end; the number of credits by graduate program
that students in the preceding school year needed to complete to graduate; survey results
measuring student, graduate, and employer satisfaction with the program in the preceding
school yearnew text begin, disaggregated by race, except when such disaggregation would not yield
statistically reliable results or would reveal personally identifiable information about an
individual
new text end; and information under paragraphs (f) and (g). Program reporting must be
consistent with section 122A.14, subdivision 10.

(d) School districts annually by October 1 must report to the Board of Teaching the
following information for all teachers who finished the probationary period and accepted
a continuing contract position with the district from September 1 of the previous year through
August 31 of the current year: the effectiveness category or rating of the teacher on the
summative evaluation under section 122A.40, subdivision 8, or 122A.41, subdivision 5;
the licensure area in which the teacher primarily taught during the three-year evaluation
cycle; and the teacher preparation program preparing the teacher in the teacher's primary
areas of instruction and licensure.

(e) School districts annually by October 1 must report to the Board of Teaching the
following information for all probationary teachers in the district who were released or
whose contracts were not renewed from September 1 of the previous year through August
31 of the current year: the licensure areas in which the probationary teacher taught; and the
teacher preparation program preparing the teacher in the teacher's primary areas of instruction
and licensure.

(f) School districts annually by October 1 must report to the Board of School
Administrators the following information for all school principals and assistant principals
who finished the probationary period and accepted a continuing contract position with the
district from September 1 of the previous year through August 31 of the current year: the
effectiveness category or rating of the principal or assistant principal on the summative
evaluation under section 123B.147, subdivision 3; and the principal preparation program
providing instruction to the principal or assistant principal.

(g) School districts annually by October 1 must report to the Board of School
Administrators all probationary school principals and assistant principals in the district who
were released or whose contracts were not renewed from September 1 of the previous year
through August 31 of the current year.