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SF 4190

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 03/10/2020 09:07am

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; creating a regional Grow Your Own teachers grant
program; appropriating money.

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

Section 1. new text beginAPPROPRIATION; REGIONAL GROW YOUR OWN TEACHERS
GRANT.
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new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Department of Education. new text end

new text begin The sum indicated in this section is
appropriated from the general fund to the Department of Education in the fiscal year
designated.
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new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Regional Grow Your Own teachers grant. new text end

new text begin (a) For a grant to the Northwest
Service Cooperative in Thief River Falls for the purposes described in this subdivision:
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new text begin $
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new text begin 500,000
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new text begin .....
new text end
new text begin 2021
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new text begin (b) The grant under this section may be used for the following purposes:
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new text begin (1) increasing the capacity of local colleges and universities to develop and sustain
programs that prepare future public educators;
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new text begin (2) removing barriers that impede the development, recruitment, hiring, and retention
of highly qualified teachers, including teachers of color and American Indian teachers, in
Northwestern Minnesota;
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new text begin (3) providing opportunities for high school students to explore careers in education while
also gaining transferable college credits; and
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new text begin (4) elevating the teaching profession and recruiting potential candidates to high-need
areas within the region.
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new text begin (c) The appropriation under this section does not cancel and is available until June 30,
2023.
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