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SF 33

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 01/10/2019 03:50pm

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underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to education; requiring assessment of school readiness for children entering
kindergarten; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 124D.162.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 124D.162, is amended to read:


124D.162 KINDERGARTEN READINESS ASSESSMENT.

deleted text begin The commissioner of education may implement a kindergarten readiness assessment
representative of incoming kindergartners. The assessment must be based on the Department
of Education Kindergarten Readiness Assessment at kindergarten entrance study.
deleted text end new text begin The
commissioner of education must provide a process for measuring the kindergarten readiness
of incoming kindergarteners. Districts must choose from a menu of valid and reliable
measurement instruments provided by the Department of Education that are aligned to the
state early childhood indicators of progress and kindergarten standards that are based on
the Department of Education school readiness study and meet the world's best workforce
goal of measuring school readiness.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective for the 2020-2021 school year.
new text end