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HF 2890

as introduced - 87th Legislature (2011 - 2012) Posted on 03/15/2012 11:44am

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underscored = added, new language.

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Introduction Posted on 03/15/2012

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A bill for an act
relating to education finance; authorizing funding for a pilot project designed
to increase the efficiency and efficacy of instructional services through mobile
technologies; appropriating money.

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

Section 1. new text beginINNOVATIVE DELIVERY OF INSTRUCTION THROUGH MOBILE
TECHNOLOGIES; APPROPRIATION.
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new text begin (a) $120,000 is appropriated in fiscal year 2013 from the general fund to the
Department of Education for a grant to Independent School District No. 531, Byron, for a
pilot program to demonstrate the cost advantages and improvements in efficiency in
classroom instruction attributable to the deployment and use of tablet-style devices.
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new text begin (b) The Byron school district must report the results of the pilot program, in the
form and manner prescribed by the commissioner of education, to the 2014 legislature.
The report must:
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new text begin (1) estimate the financial implications of the pilot program;
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new text begin (2) analyze the program's effect on student achievement and student engagement;
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new text begin (3) describe the changes in teachers' curriculum and instructional delivery; and
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new text begin (4) summarize parent, teacher, and student satisfaction with the program.
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new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective July 1, 2012.
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