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HF 1937

as introduced - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 04/18/2017 12:05pm

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

Bill Text Versions

Engrossments
Introduction Posted on 03/01/2017

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to education; modifying open enrollment priorities; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2016, section 124D.03, subdivision 5a.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 124D.03, subdivision 5a, is amended to read:


Subd. 5a.

Lotteries.

new text begin(a) new text endIf a school district has more applications than available seats at
a specific grade level, it must hold an impartial lottery following the January 15 deadline
to determine which students will receive seats.new text begin The district must give priority to enrolling:
new text end

new text begin (1) new text end siblings of currently enrolled studentsdeleted text begin,deleted text endnew text begin;
new text end

new text begin (2) students whosenew text end applicationsnew text begin arenew text end related to an approved integration and achievement
plandeleted text begin, anddeleted text endnew text begin;
new text end

new text begin (3)new text end children of the school district's staff deleted text beginmust receive priority in the lottery.deleted text endnew text begin; and
new text end

new text begin (4) students currently enrolled in the highest grade offered by a nonpublic school located
within the boundaries of that school district if that nonpublic school has an articulation
agreement with the school district according to paragraph (c).
new text end

new text begin (b)new text end The process for the school district lottery must be established in school district policy,
approved by the school board, and posted on the school district's Web site.

new text begin (c) A school board and the governing body of a nonpublic school located within the
boundaries of that school district may jointly adopt a written articulation agreement. The
agreement may authorize priority enrollment for students attending the nonpublic school.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective July 1, 2017, for lotteries conducted on
or after that date.
new text end