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HF 1940

1st Engrossment - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 03/02/2020 04:33pm

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

Bill Text Versions

Introduction Posted on 03/04/2019
1st Engrossment Posted on 03/02/2020

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A bill for an act
relating to education; allowing certain students to participate in alternative delivery
of specialized instructional services program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018,
section 125A.50, subdivision 1.


Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 125A.50, subdivision 1, is amended to read:

Subdivision 1.

Commissioner approval.

The commissioner may approve applications
from districts initiating or significantly changing a program to provide prevention services
as an alternative to special education and other compensatory programs. A district with an
approved program may provide instruction and services in a regular education classroom,
or an area learning center, to eligible pupils. Pupils eligible to participate in the program
are pupils who need additional academic or behavioral support to succeed in the general
education environment and who may eventually qualify for special education instruction
or related services under sections 125A.03 to 125A.24 and 125A.65 if the intervention
services authorized by this section were unavailable. new text beginPupils with disabilities as defined
under sections 125A.03 to 125A.24 and 125A.65, whose individualized education program
teams have determined do not require special education services in the area of the district's
approved program, may participate in the approved program as long as they do not cause
an increase in costs for the program or displace a student who does not currently have a
new text endPupils may be provided services during extended school days and throughout the
entire year and through the assurance of mastery program under sections 125A.03 to 125A.24
and 125A.65.