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HF 2808

as introduced - 89th Legislature (2015 - 2016) Posted on 03/10/2016 03:04pm

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Introduction Pdf Posted on 03/10/2016

Current Version - as introduced

A bill for an act
relating to education; identifying open enrollment priorities; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2014, section 124D.03, subdivision 5a.


Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 124D.03, subdivision 5a, is amended to

Subd. 5a.


If 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. The district must give priority to enrolling:

(1) siblings of currently enrolled students and ;

(2) students whose applications are related to an approved integration and
achievement plan must receive priority in the lottery. ; and

(3) students residing in that part of a municipality, defined under section 469.1812,
subdivision 3, where:

(i) the student's resident district does not operate a school building;

(ii) the nonresident district in which the student seeks to enroll operates one or more
school buildings within the municipality; and

(iii) no other nonresident district operates a school building within the municipality.

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.


This section is effective for lotteries conducted beginning
July 1, 2016.

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