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SF 2282

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 03/11/2019 04:13pm

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

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to education finance; establishing an evidence-based grant standard for
any legislative grants awarded to organizations for prekindergarten through grade
12 education programs; requiring a report; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 127A.

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

Section 1.

new text begin [127A.20] EVIDENCE-BASED EDUCATION GRANTS.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Purpose and applicability. new text end

new text begin The purpose of this section is to create a
process to describe, measure, and report on the effectiveness of any prekindergarten through
grade 12 grant programs funded in whole or in part through funds appropriated by the
legislature to the commissioner of education for grants to organizations. The evidence-based
evaluation required by this section applies to all grants awarded by the commissioner of
education on or after July 1, 2019.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Goals. new text end

new text begin Each applicant for a grant awarded by the commissioner of education
must include in the grant application a statement of the goals of the grant. To the extent
practicable, the goals must be aligned to the state of Minnesota's world's best workforce
and the federally required Every Student Succeeds Act accountability systems.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Strategies and data. new text end

new text begin Each applicant must include in the grant application a
description of the strategies that will be used to meet the goals specified in the application.
The applicant must also include a plan to collect data to measure the effectiveness of the
strategies outlined in the grant application.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Reporting. new text end

new text begin Within 180 days of the end of the grant period, each grant recipient
must compile a report that describes the data that was collected and evaluate the effectiveness
of the strategies. The evidence-based report may identify or propose alternative strategies
based on the results of the data. The report must be submitted to the commissioner of
education and to the chairs and ranking minority members of the legislative committees
with jurisdiction over prekindergarten through grade 12 education. The report must be filed
with the Legislative Reference Library according to section 3.195.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective July 1, 2019.
new text end