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HF 2801

1st Engrossment - 87th Legislature (2011 - 2012) Posted on 03/19/2012 04:44pm

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underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - 1st Engrossment

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A bill for an act
relating to education; clarifying accountability measures for certain charter
school student populations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement,
section 124D.10, subdivision 10.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 124D.10, subdivision 10,
is amended to read:


Subd. 10.

Pupil performance.

new text begin(a) new text endA charter school must design its programs to
at least meet the outcomes adopted by the commissioner for public school students. In
the absence of the commissioner's requirements, the school must meet the outcomes
contained in the contract with the authorizer. The achievement levels of the outcomes
contained in the contract may exceed the achievement levels of any outcomes adopted by
the commissioner for public school students.

new text begin (b) A charter school where 75 percent or more of enrolled students are eligible to
participate in the graduation incentives program under section 124D.68 is exempt from
the graduation rate measure that is one of the four multiple measures under Minnesota's
federally approved 2012 No Child Left Behind Act waiver but shall be included in a
group with alternative learning centers and contract alternative schools for purposes of
determining "priority" schools or other consequences under that federal waiver.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following final enactment.
new text end