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SF 4144

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 03/10/2020 08:53am

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underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to higher education; authorizing a grant to Black Men Teach Twin Cities
to increase the number of black male teachers; requiring a report; appropriating
money.

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

Section 1. new text beginAPPROPRIATION.
new text end

new text begin (a) $750,000 in fiscal year 2021 is appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner
of higher education for a grant to Black Men Teach Twin Cities to establish partnerships
with eight school district elementary schools or elementary charter schools with a goal of
increasing the number of black male teachers to 20 percent of the employees at each school
site.
new text end

new text begin (b) Any balance does not cancel but is available until June 30, 2023.
new text end

new text begin (c) The grant recipient must provide a detailed report to the chairs and ranking minority
members of the legislative committees having jurisdiction over higher education and
kindergarten through grade 12 education by January 15 of each year until 2026 describing
how the grant funds were used. The report must describe the progress made toward the goal
of increasing the number of black male teachers at each school site and strategies used.
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new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective July 1, 2020.
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