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SF 1190

as introduced - 86th Legislature (2009 - 2010) Posted on 02/09/2010 02:19am

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

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to education; creating a training initiative for character development;
appropriating money.

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

Section 1. new text beginCHARACTER DEVELOPMENT FOR GOOD CITIZENSHIP.
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new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Good citizenship. new text end

new text begin Habits of good citizenship promote and support
constitutional and responsible democratic government. These habits are enhanced by
character development as set forth under Minnesota Statutes, section 120B.232.
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new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Character development education training. new text end

new text begin The commissioner shall
establish a pilot training initiative for Minnesota schools in the common ethical and moral
principles that encourage the development of good citizenship to advance the goals of
character development under Minnesota Statutes, section 120B.232.
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new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Eligibility; application. new text end

new text begin Interested teachers and principals under contract
with any elementary or secondary school in Minnesota may apply for good citizenship
character development education training in the form and manner the commissioner shall
determine. The commissioner shall select up to 200 persons per year to receive training.
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new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Contracting and evaluation. new text end

new text begin The commissioner shall contract with the
Caux Round Table to prepare and provide individual training programs for use in the
good citizenship character development education training and with other appropriate
institutions as necessary. The commissioner shall evaluate and report to the legislature
the outcome of the training that includes annual measurements of student attendance,
disciplinary incidents, parental involvement, and test scores.
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Sec. 2. new text beginAPPROPRIATIONS.
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new text begin The sums indicated in this section are appropriated from the general fund to the
commissioner of education for the fiscal years designated:
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new text begin $
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new text begin 50,000
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new text begin 2010
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new text begin $
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new text begin 50,000
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new text begin 2011
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