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SF 3474

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/20/2020 04:21pm

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

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A bill for an act
relating to education; modifying reporting requirements for teacher preparation
programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 122A.091, subdivision 1.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 122A.091, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Teacher and administrator preparation and performance data;
report.

(a) The Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board and the Board of
School Administrators, in cooperation with board-adopted teacher or administrator
preparation programs, annually must collect and report summary data on teacher and
administrator preparation and performance outcomes, consistent with this subdivision. The
Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board and the Board of School Administrators
annually by June 1 must update and post the reported summary preparation and performance
data on teachers and administrators from the preceding school years on a website hosted
jointly by the boards.

(b) Publicly reported summary data on teacher preparation programs must include:

(1) student entrance requirements for each Professional Educator Licensing and Standards
Board-approved program, including grade point average for enrolling students in the
preceding year;

(2) the average board-adopted skills examination or ACT or SAT scores of students
entering the program in the preceding year;

(3) summary data on faculty qualifications, including at least the content areas of faculty
undergraduate and graduate degrees and their years of experience either as kindergarten
through grade 12 classroom teachers or school administrators;

(4) the average time resident and nonresident program graduates in the preceding year
needed to complete the program;

(5) the current number and percentage of students by program who graduated, received
a standard Minnesota teaching license, and were hired to teach full time in their licensure
field in a Minnesota district or school in the preceding year disaggregated by race, except
when disaggregation would not yield statistically reliable results or would reveal personally
identifiable information about an individual;

(6) the number of content area credits and other credits by undergraduate program that
students in the preceding school year needed to complete to graduate;

(7) students' pass rates on skills and subject matter exams required for graduation in
each program and licensure area in the preceding school year;

(8) survey results measuring student and graduate satisfaction with the program in the
preceding school year disaggregated by race, except when disaggregation would not yield
statistically reliable results or would reveal personally identifiable information about an
individual;

(9) a standard measure of the satisfaction of school principals or supervising teachers
with the student teachers assigned to a school or supervising teacher; deleted text beginand
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(10)new text begin the cost of participation in or completion of each program; and
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new text begin (11)new text end information under subdivision 3, paragraphs (a) and (b).

Program reporting must be consistent with subdivision 2.

(c) Publicly reported summary data on administrator preparation programs approved by
the Board of School Administrators must include:

(1) summary data on faculty qualifications, including at least the content areas of faculty
undergraduate and graduate degrees and the years of experience either as kindergarten
through grade 12 classroom teachers or school administrators;

(2) the average time program graduates in the preceding year needed to complete the
program;

(3) the current number and percentage of students who graduated, received a standard
Minnesota administrator license, and were employed as an administrator in a Minnesota
school district or school in the preceding year disaggregated by race, except when
disaggregation would not yield statistically reliable results or would reveal personally
identifiable information about an individual;

(4) the number of credits by graduate program that students in the preceding school year
needed to complete to graduate;

(5) survey results measuring student, graduate, and employer satisfaction with the
program in the preceding school year disaggregated by race, except when disaggregation
would not yield statistically reliable results or would reveal personally identifiable
information about an individual; and

(6) information under subdivision 3, paragraphs (c) and (d).

Program reporting must be consistent with section 122A.14, subdivision 10.