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SF 1437

as introduced - 89th Legislature (2015 - 2016) Posted on 03/06/2015 08:53am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to education; appropriating money for research and teacher professional
development.

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

Section 1. new text beginWILDERNESS INQUIRY; APPROPRIATION.
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new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Department of Education. new text end

new text begin The sums indicated in this section are
appropriated from the general fund to the Department of Education for the fiscal years
designated.
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new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Wilderness inquiry. new text end

new text begin For a grant to wilderness inquiry:
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new text begin $
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new text begin 250,000
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new text begin .....
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new text begin 2016
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new text begin $
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new text begin 100,000
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new text begin .....
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new text begin 2017
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new text begin Of this amount, $150,000 in fiscal year 2016 is for a continuation of research
establishing the socioemotional benefits of outdoor engagement leading to improved
academic outcomes.
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new text begin Of this amount, $100,000 each year is to facilitate Minnesota teachers' participation
in professional development focused on place-based education that furthers the research.
new text end