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HF 1652

as introduced - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 02/23/2017 01:30pm

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

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to higher education; requiring the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities
to develop a developmental education reform proposal.

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

Section 1. new text beginDEVELOPMENTAL EDUCATION REFORM.
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new text begin (a) The Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities shall create
a plan to reform developmental education offerings on system campuses. The plan must
include, but is not limited to:
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new text begin (1) a systemwide multiple measures placement plan to guide campuses in placement of
students into developmental education courses;
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new text begin (2) uniform cut scores for student placement, where appropriate, which will lead to fewer
students being placed into developmental education courses;
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new text begin (3) other identified system policy changes that will decrease the number of students
being placed into developmental education courses;
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new text begin (4) accelerated pathways in mathematics, reading, and composition to ensure students
can complete developmental education work in no more than one year;
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new text begin (5) a comprehensive examination of the cost structure of developmental education,
including potential financial incentives for students or other mechanisms to lower the cost
of developmental offerings for students; and
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new text begin (6) identified best practices that may be used on every system campus around
developmental education offerings.
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new text begin (b) The plan must include deadlines for implementation of proposed changes and must
be submitted to the chairs and ranking members of the legislative committees with jurisdiction
over higher education by February 15, 2018.
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