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Administrators board can enforce fees (new law)

Published (5/25/2012)
By Erin Schmidtke
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School administrators who don’t pay their annual licensing fees to the Board of School Administrators will have their licenses suspended until they make the $75 payment.

A new law states that the board must give administrators clear notification of the consequences of missing that payment. When an administrator’s license is suspended, the board must notify the administrator’s district of that change immediately.

This provision is effective for fiscal year 2013 and later.

The Board of School Administrators will also see a change in its calendar from an annual year to a fiscal year. The law provides for the board to adjust fees as needed during the transition. This section is effective May 1, 2012.

The law also clarifies that, effective Aug, 1, 2012, the board may approve as well as disapprove preparation programs for school administrators.

Rep. Sondra Erickson (R-Princeton) and Sen. Gen Olson (R-Minnetrista) sponsor the law.

HF2759/ SF2535*/CH257

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