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SF 2278

as introduced - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 03/31/2017 09:19am

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

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to higher education; appropriating funds to support programs of college
admission and graduation for low-income students.

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

Section 1. new text beginAPPROPRIATION; COLLEGE POSSIBLE.
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new text begin (a) $250,000 in fiscal year 2018 and $250,000 in fiscal year 2019 are appropriated from
the general fund to the commissioner of higher education for immediate transfer to College
Possible to support programs of college admission and college graduation for low-income
students through an intensive curriculum of coaching and support at both the high school
and postsecondary level.
new text end

new text begin (b) To the extent possible, this appropriation must be proportionately allocated between
students from greater Minnesota and students in the seven-county metropolitan area.
new text end

new text begin (c) This appropriation must be used by College Possible only for programs supporting
students who are residents of Minnesota and attending colleges or universities within
Minnesota.
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new text begin (d) By February 1 of each year it receives an appropriation, College Possible must report
to the chairs and ranking minority members of the legislative committees and divisions with
jurisdiction over higher education and E-12 education on activities funded by this
appropriation. The report must include, but is not limited to, information about the expansion
of College Possible in Minnesota, the number of College Possible coaches hired, the
expansion within existing partner high schools, the expansion of high school partnerships,
the number of high school and college students served, the total hours of community service
by high school and college students, and a list of communities and organizations benefiting
from student service hours.
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