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HF 3239

as introduced - 89th Legislature (2015 - 2016) Posted on 04/07/2016 04:31pm

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

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Engrossments
Introduction Posted on 03/16/2016

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to education finance; increasing funding for education partnership pilot
grants; increasing base level funding for the Northside Achievement Zone and
the St. Paul Promise Neighborhood; appropriating money; amending Laws 2015,
First Special Session chapter 3, article 2, section 70, subdivision 26; article 10,
section 3, subdivisions 6, 7.

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

Section 1.

Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 3, article 2, section 70, subdivision
26, is amended to read:


Subd. 26.

Education partnership pilots.

new text begin(a) new text endFor education partnership pilot grants:

$
501,000
.....
2016
$
deleted text begin 501,000
deleted text end new text begin 876,000
new text end
.....
2017

new text begin (b) new text endOf this amount, $167,000 new text beginin fiscal year 2016 and $292,000 new text endin deleted text begineachdeleted text endnew text begin fiscalnew text end year
new text begin2017new text end is for the Northfield Healthy Community Initiative for a pilot site in Northfield;
$167,000new text begin in fiscal year 2016 and $292,000new text end in deleted text begineachdeleted text endnew text begin fiscalnew text end year new text begin2017 new text endis for the Jones Family
Foundation for a pilot site in Red Wing; and $167,000new text begin in fiscal year 2016 and $292,000new text end in
deleted text begineachdeleted text endnew text begin fiscal new text endyear new text begin2017 new text endis for Independent School District No. 742, St. Cloud, for a pilot
site in St. Cloud. Each partnership pilot program shall support community collaborations
focused on academic achievement and youth development, use a comprehensive and
data-driven approach to increase student success, and measure outcomes, such as
kindergarten readiness, reading proficiency at third grade, high school graduation, and
college and career readiness. By February 15, 2016,new text begin and by February 15 of every
subsequent even-numbered year,
new text end each partnership pilot grant recipient shall submit to
the chairs and ranking minority members of the legislative committees with primary
jurisdiction over kindergarten through grade 12 education a report describing the activities
funded by the grant, changes in outcome measures attributable to the grant-funded
activities, and the recipient's program plan for the following year.

deleted text begin This is a onetime appropriation.
deleted text end

new text begin (c) The base for this program is $876,000 for fiscal year 2018 and later. Annual
grants of $292,000 shall be awarded to each grant recipient named in paragraph (b).
new text end

new text begin (d) new text endAny balance from the first year may carry forward into the second year.

Sec. 2.

Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 3, article 10, section 3, subdivision 6,
is amended to read:


Subd. 6.

Northside Achievement Zone.

For a grant to the Northside Achievement
Zone:

$
1,200,000
.....
2016
$
deleted text begin 1,200,000
deleted text end new text begin 2,050,000
new text end
.....
2017

Funds appropriated in this section are to reduce multigenerational poverty and the
educational achievement gap through increased enrollment of families within the zone,
and may be used for Northside Achievement Zone programming and services consistent
with federal Promise Neighborhood program agreements and requirements.

new text begin The base for this program is $2,050,000 for fiscal year 2018 and later.
new text end

Sec. 3.

Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 3, article 10, section 3, subdivision 7,
is amended to read:


Subd. 7.

St. Paul Promise Neighborhood.

For a grant to the St. Paul Promise
Neighborhood:

$
1,200,000
.....
2016
$
deleted text begin 1,200,000
deleted text end new text begin 2,050,000
new text end
.....
2017

Funds appropriated in this section are to reduce multigenerational poverty and the
educational achievement gap through increased enrollment of families within the zone,
and may be used for St. Paul Promise Neighborhood programming and services consistent
with federal Promise Neighborhood program agreements and requirements.

new text begin The base for this program is $2,050,000 for fiscal year 2018 and later.
new text end