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                            CHAPTER 154-H.F.No. 1176 
                  An act relating to education; modifying teacher 
                  license variance for certain special education 
                  teachers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 
                  122A.09, subdivision 10. 
           Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 122A.09, 
        subdivision 10, is amended to read: 
           Subd. 10.  [VARIANCES.] (a) Notwithstanding subdivision 9 
        and section 14.05, subdivision 4, the Board of Teaching may 
        grant a variance to its rules upon application by a school 
        district for purposes of implementing experimental programs in 
        learning or management. 
           (b) To enable a school district to meet the needs of 
        students enrolled in an alternative education program and to 
        enable licensed teachers instructing those students to satisfy 
        content area licensure requirements, the Board of Teaching 
        annually may permit a licensed teacher teaching in an 
        alternative education program to instruct students in a content 
        area for which the teacher is not licensed, consistent with 
        paragraph (a). 
           (c) A special education license variance issued by the 
        Board of Teaching for a primary employer's low-incidence region 
        shall be valid in all low-incidence regions. 
           Presented to the governor May 31, 2005 
           Signed by the governor June 3, 2005, 10:55 a.m.

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