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HF 1457

as introduced - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 02/20/2017 01:36pm

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

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Introduction Posted on 02/20/2017

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to education finance; increasing appropriations for advanced placement
and international baccalaureate examination fees and teacher training and related
costs.

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

Section 1. 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.
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new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Examination fees; teacher training and support programs. new text end

new text begin (a) For students'
advanced placement and international baccalaureate examination fees under Minnesota
Statutes, section 120B.13, subdivision 3, and the training and related costs for teachers and
other interested educators under Minnesota Statutes, section 120B.13, subdivision 1:
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new text begin $
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new text begin 5,500,000
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new text begin .....
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new text begin 2018
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new text begin $
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new text begin 5,500,000
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new text begin .....
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new text begin 2019
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new text begin (b) The advanced placement program shall receive 75 percent of the appropriation each
year, and the international baccalaureate program shall receive 25 percent of the appropriation
each year. The department, in consultation with representatives of the advanced placement
and international baccalaureate programs selected by the Advanced Placement Advisory
Council and International Baccalaureate Minnesota, respectively, shall determine the amounts
of the expenditures each year for examination fees and training and support programs for
each program.
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new text begin (c) Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 120B.13, subdivision 1, at least $500,000
each year is for teachers to attend subject matter summer training programs and follow-up
support workshops approved by the advanced placement or international baccalaureate
programs. The amount of the subsidy for each teacher attending an advanced placement or
international baccalaureate summer training program or workshop shall be the same. The
commissioner of education shall determine the payment process and the amount of the
subsidy.
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new text begin (d) Any balance in the first year does not cancel but is available in the second year.
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