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124D.98 LITERACY INCENTIVE AID.

Subdivision 1.Literacy incentive aid.

In fiscal year 2013 and later, a district's literacy incentive aid equals the sum of the proficiency aid under subdivision 2, and the growth aid under subdivision 3.

Subd. 2.Proficiency aid.

In fiscal year 2013 and later, the proficiency aid for each school is equal to the product of the school's proficiency allowance times the number of pupils at the school on October 1 of the previous fiscal year. A school's proficiency allowance is equal to the percentage of students in each building that meet or exceed proficiency on the third grade reading Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment, averaged across the previous three test administrations, times $85.

Subd. 3.Growth aid.

In fiscal year 2013 and later, the growth aid for each school is equal to the product of the school's growth allowance times the number of pupils enrolled at the school on October 1 of the previous fiscal year. A school's growth allowance is equal to the percentage of students at that school making medium or high growth, under section 120B.299, on the fourth grade reading Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment, averaged across the previous three test administrations, times $85.