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HF 1712

as introduced - 92nd Legislature (2021 - 2022) Posted on 03/08/2021 04:13pm

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

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A bill for an act
relating to education; modifying the world's best workforce performance measures;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 120B.11, subdivisions 1, 1a.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 120B.11, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Definitions.

For the purposes of this section and section 120B.10, the
following terms have the meanings given them.

(a) "Instruction" means methods of providing learning experiences that enable a student
to meet state and district academic standards and graduation requirements including applied
and experiential learning.

(b) "Curriculum" means district or school adopted programs and written plans for
providing students with learning experiences that lead to expected knowledge and skills
and career and college readiness.

(c) "World's best workforce" means striving to: meet school readiness goals; have all
third grade students achieve grade-level literacy; close the academic achievement gap among
all racial and ethnic groups of students and between students living in poverty and students
not living in poverty; have all students attain career and college readiness before graduating
from high school; and have all students graduate from high school.

(d) "Experiential learning" means learning for students that includes career exploration
through a specific class or course or through work-based experiences such as job shadowing,
mentoring, entrepreneurship, service learning, volunteering, internships, other cooperative
work experience, youth apprenticeship, or employment.

new text begin (e) "On track for graduation" means that at the end of grade 9, a student has earned at
least five credits and has received no more than one failing grade in a semester in a course
in language arts, mathematics, science, or social studies. A student is off track for graduation
if the student fails to meet either of these criteria.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective July 1, 2021.
new text end

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 120B.11, subdivision 1a, is amended to read:


Subd. 1a.

Performance measures.

new text begin(a) new text endMeasures to determine school district and school
site progress in striving to create the world's best workforce must include at least:

(1) the size of the academic achievement gap, rigorous course taking under section
120B.35, subdivision 3, paragraph (c), clause (2), new text beginparticipation in honors or gifted and
talented programming,
new text endand enrichment experiences by student subgroup;

(2) student performance on the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments;

(3) high school graduation rates; deleted text beginand
deleted text end

(4) career and college readiness under section 120B.30, subdivision 1deleted text begin.deleted text endnew text begin; and
new text end

new text begin (5) the number and percentage of students, by student subgroup, who are on track for
graduation.
new text end

new text begin (b) A school district that offers advanced placement, international baccalaureate, or dual
enrollment programs must report on the following performance measures:
new text end

new text begin (1) participation in postsecondary enrollment options and concurrent enrollment programs;
new text end

new text begin (2) the number of students that took an advanced placement exam, and the number of
students that passed the exam, by student subgroup; and
new text end

new text begin (3) number of students that took the international baccalaureate exam, and the number
of students that passed the exam, by student subgroup.
new text end

new text begin (c) Performance measures under this subdivision must be reported for all student
subgroups identified in section 120B.35, subdivision 3, paragraph (b), clause (2).
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective July 1, 2021.
new text end