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HF 2860

1st Engrossment - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 03/19/2018 03:52pm

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

Current Version - 1st Engrossment

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A bill for an act
relating to education; requiring the commissioner of education to review district
and charter school curricula; requiring a report;amending Minnesota Statutes
2016, section 120B.021, by adding a subdivision.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 120B.021, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:


new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Curriculum review. new text end

new text begin (a) The commissioner must conduct an annual review of
a representative sample of school district and charter school curricula in all subject areas
included in the statewide testing and reporting system under section 120B.30 to ensure the
curricula are aligned with statewide standards developed under this section. The sample of
school districts must include school districts of varied size and geographic region. A school
district or charter school must provide the commissioner with information regarding its
curricula in a format determined by the commissioner. Upon request, the commissioner
must provide assistance to a school district or charter school to modify a curriculum that is
not aligned to statewide standards.
new text end

new text begin (b) The commissioner must submit a report on the findings of the annual review and
any assistance provided to a school district or charter school under this subdivision to the
chairs and ranking minority members of the legislative committees with jurisdiction over
kindergarten through grade 12 education by January 15 of each year.
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