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