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SF 3710

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/27/2020 03:43pm

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 finance; appropriating money for a curriculum best practices
sharing grant.

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

Section 1. new text beginAPPROPRIATIONS.
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new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Department of Education. new text end

new text begin The sums indicated in this section are
appropriated from the general fund to the Department of Education for the fiscal years
designated.
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new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Curriculum best practices sharing. new text end

new text begin (a) For a competitive grant to provide a
website with sample curricula aligned to the state academic standards for teachers throughout
the state:
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new text begin $
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new text begin 250,000
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new text begin .....
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new text begin 2021
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new text begin (b) The commissioner of education must establish the form and manner for application.
School districts, charter schools, intermediate districts, cooperative units under Minnesota
Statutes, section 123A.24, subdivision 2, and joint powers districts under Minnesota Statutes,
section 471.59 are eligible to apply.
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new text begin (c) The grant recipient must post sample curricula to a website as an open resource. The
website must include a feedback mechanism for teachers to provide comments and ratings
on the sample curricula.
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new text begin (d) The Department of Education's website must contain a link to the website with the
sample curricula. The department's website must indicate that the selected sample curricula
are aligned to appropriate state academic standards and benchmarks, but the examples are
not considered endorsements by the department. The first shared sample curricula must be
posted online by January 1, 2021.
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new text begin (e) The base for fiscal year 2022 is ........
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