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HF 1464

as introduced - 92nd Legislature (2021 - 2022) Posted on 02/22/2021 02:37pm

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underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to education finance; appropriating money for a grant to the Minnesota
Science Teachers Association.

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

Section 1. new text beginAPPROPRIATION.
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new text begin (a) $611,000 in fiscal year 2022 is appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner
of education for a grant to the Minnesota Science Teachers Association to provide
professional development for up to 1,150 teachers to implement the 2019 revised science
standards. The funding must be used for current high school teachers to prepare to take the
content test for additional licensure in earth science, and to provide pedagogical and content
professional development to 6th grade and high school teachers to be effective teachers of
earth and space science. Professional development must be offered at multiple locations
across the state including outside the seven-county metropolitan area as well as online.
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new text begin (b) This appropriation is available until June 30, 2023. Up to five percent of this
appropriation may be used for administrative costs incurred by the Department of Education.
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