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SF 2018

as introduced - 87th Legislature (2011 - 2012) Posted on 02/24/2012 09:04am

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A bill for an act
relating to higher education; encouraging the reduction of student course material
costs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 135A.25, subdivision 3.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 135A.25, subdivision 3, is amended to
read:


Subd. 3.

Educational strategies.

Public postsecondary institutions must develop
educational materials considering the recommendations in studies by the Minnesota Office
of Higher Education and others and at least annually convene and sponsor meetings
and workshops, and provide educational strategies for faculty, students, administrators,
institutions, and bookstores to inform all interested parties on strategies for reducing the
costs of course materials for students attending postsecondary institutions.new text begin In developing
course materials, consideration must be given to how the cost of those materials can be
reduced by the use of educational technological advances or changes in course material
pricing, distribution, and licensing practices.
new text end