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SF 678

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 01/31/2019 03:13pm

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; providing incentives for individuals near degree
completion to complete degree.

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

Section 1. new text beginMINNESOTA RECONNECT PERSISTENCE INCENTIVES.
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new text begin The commissioner of the Office of Higher Education and each public institution of higher
education must create incentives for individuals near degree completion who have earned
at least 15 credits at a technical or community college or at least 30 credits at a four-year
institution and offer incentives for the individuals near degree completion to reenroll and
earn a degree. The student must be a Minnesota resident, at least two years removed from
attending a higher education institution, and committed to earning a degree. Institutions
must also create a statewide communications campaign to identify and target individuals
near degree completion.
new text end