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SF 1559

as introduced - 93rd Legislature (2023 - 2024) Posted on 02/14/2023 08:30am

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; requiring a district advisory committee to comply with chapter
13D and give notice of meetings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2022, section
120B.11, subdivision 3.


Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 120B.11, subdivision 3, is amended to read:

Subd. 3.

District advisory committee.

Each school board shall establish an advisory
committee to ensure active community participation in all phases of planning and improving
the instruction and curriculum affecting state and district academic standards, consistent
with subdivision 2. A district advisory committee, to the extent possible, shall reflect the
diversity of the district and its school sites, include teachers, parents, support staff, students,
and other community residents, and provide translation to the extent appropriate and
practicable. The district advisory committee shall pursue community support to accelerate
the academic and native literacy and achievement of English learners with varied needs,
from young children to adults, consistent with section 124D.59, subdivisions 2 and 2a. The
district may establish site teams as subcommittees of the district advisory committee under
subdivision 4. The district advisory committee shall recommend to the school board rigorous
academic standards, student achievement goals and measures consistent with subdivision
1a and sections 120B.022, subdivisions 1a and 1b, and 120B.35, district assessments, means
to improve students' equitable access to effective and more diverse teachers, and program
evaluations. School sites may expand upon district evaluations of instruction, curriculum,
assessments, or programs. Whenever possible, parents and other community residents shall
comprise at least two-thirds of advisory committee text begin A district advisory committee
and subcommittees of the district advisory committee must comply with chapter 13D related
to the open meeting law and give notice to the public on regular and special meetings.
new text end