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SF 1743

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 03/07/2019 11:55am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to education; modifying the calculation of days and hours of instruction
for students affected by snow days during the 2018-2019 school year; requiring
affected school districts to report to the commissioner.

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

Section 1. new text beginDAYS AND HOURS OF INSTRUCTION; 2018-2019 SCHOOL YEAR
SNOW DAYS.
new text end

new text begin (a) If the governor declares a snow day under Minnesota Statutes, section 12.21,
subdivision 3, clause (11), or if a school district declares a snow day because of inclement
weather during the 2018-2019 school year only, the scheduled days and the hours of school
on that day may, by board resolution, be counted toward the required minimum number of
days of instruction in the school's annual calendar under Minnesota Statutes, section 120A.41;
minimum required hours of instruction and assessment for prekindergarten and kindergarten
pupils under Minnesota Statutes, section 126C.05, subdivision 1, paragraphs (c), (d), and
(i); and minimum required hours of instruction necessary to compute learning year hours
of instruction under Minnesota Statutes, section 126C.05, subdivision 15.
new text end

new text begin (b) If a school district would not have met the required minimum number of days and
hours of instruction for district students without the authority in paragraph (a), the district
must report to the commissioner of education in the form and manner determined by the
commissioner on the number of days and hours that the district counted under paragraph
(a) to meet the required days and hours of instruction. A district required to report under
this paragraph is encouraged to adopt an e-learning day plan under Minnesota Statutes,
section 120A.414.
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