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SF 2105

as introduced - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 03/06/2018 08:29am

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

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A bill for an act
relating to education finance; authorizing certain nonpublic students to enroll in
postsecondary enrollment options in 10th grade; appropriating money; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 124D.09, subdivision 4.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 124D.09, subdivision 4, is amended to read:


Subd. 4.

Alternative pupil.

new text begin(a) new text end"Alternative pupil" means an 11th or 12th grade student
not enrolled in a public school district, and includes students attending nonpublic schools
and students who are home schooled.

new text begin (b) "Alternative pupil" includes a 10th grade student who:
new text end

new text begin (1) is not enrolled in a public school district, including a student attending a nonpublic
school or who is home schooled;
new text end

new text begin (2) is applying to enroll in a career or technical education course offered by a Minnesota
state college or university; and
new text end

new text begin (3) has received a passing score on the 8th grade Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment,
or if the student did not take the 8th grade Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment in reading,
another reading assessment accepted by the enrolling postsecondary institution.
new text end

new text begin The alternative 10th grade pupil's enrollment in courses is subject to the same conditions
and restrictions as applies to all other 10th grade students under this section.
new text end

new text begin (c)new text end An alternative pupil is considered a pupil for purposes of this section only. An
alternative pupil must register with the commissioner of education before participating in
the postsecondary enrollment options program. The commissioner shall prescribe the form
and manner of the registration, in consultation with the Nonpublic Education Council under
section 123B.445, and may request any necessary information from the alternative pupil.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective for fiscal year 2018 and later.
new text end

Sec. 2. new text beginAPPROPRIATION; POSTSECONDARY ENROLLMENT OPTIONS
ADDITIONAL ENROLLMENT.
new text end

new text begin $....... in fiscal year 2018 is appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner of
education for additional general education aid payments required under section 1.
new text end