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HF 2808

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

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

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Introduction Posted on 03/10/2016

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

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

Section 1.

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


Subd. 5a.

Lotteries.

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.new text begin The district must give priority to enrolling:
new text end

new text begin (1)new text end siblings of currently enrolled students deleted text beginanddeleted text endnew text begin;
new text end

new text begin (2) students whosenew text end applications new text beginare new text endrelated to an approved integration and
achievement plan deleted text beginmust receive priority in the lottery.deleted text endnew text begin; and
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new text begin (3) students residing in that part of a municipality, defined under section 469.1812,
subdivision 3, where:
new text end

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

new text begin (ii) the nonresident district in which the student seeks to enroll operates one or more
school buildings within the municipality; and
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new text begin (iii) no other nonresident district operates a school building within the municipality. 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 EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

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