.................... moves to amend the UEH3421-1 amendment to H.F. No. 3421 as
Page 1, after line 5, insert:
"Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 13.32, subdivision 6, is amended to read:
Subd. 6. Admissions forms; remedial instruction.
(a) Minnesota postsecondary
education institutions, for purposes of reporting and research, may collect on the
1986-1987 admissions form, and disseminate to any public educational agency or
institution the following data on individuals: student sex, ethnic background, age, and
disabilities. The data shall not be required of any individual and shall not be used for
purposes of determining the person's admission to an institution.
(b) A school district that receives information under subdivision 3, paragraph (h)
from a postsecondary institution about an identifiable student shall maintain the data
as educational data and use that data to conduct studies to improve instruction. Public
postsecondary systems annually shall provide summary data to the Department of
Education indicating the extent and content of the remedial instruction received in each
system during the prior academic year by students, categorized by the type of diploma
1.17earned under section 120B.025
, and the results of assessment testing and the academic
students who graduated from a Minnesota school district within two years
before receiving the remedial instruction. The department shall evaluate the data and
annually report its findings to the education committees of the legislature.
(c) This section supersedes any inconsistent provision of law.
Sec. 2. [120B.025] STANDARD AND PROFICIENCY DIPLOMAS.
1.23(a) Except as provided in paragraph (b), a school district or charter school must
1.24grant a standard diploma to a student who fulfills the requirements of section 120B.02,
2.1(b) If a student, in addition to fulfilling the requirements of section 120B.02,
2.2paragraph (c), also achieves a proficiency score on all assessments required under section
2.3120B.30, subdivision 1b, paragraph (c), the school district or charter school shall grant
2.4the student a proficiency diploma.
2.5(c) The school, school district, or charter school must indicate on the student's
2.6transcript whether the student received a standard diploma or a proficiency diploma.
Page 8, after line 11, insert:
"Sec. 3. Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 120B.36, subdivision 1, is
amended to read:
Subdivision 1. School performance report cards.
(a) The commissioner shall
report the number of standard and proficiency diplomas granted under section 120B.025;
student academic performance under section
120B.35, subdivision 2
; the percentages of
students showing low, medium, and high growth under section
, paragraph (b); school safety and student engagement and connection under section
3, paragraph (d); rigorous coursework under section
, paragraph (c); two separate student-to-teacher ratios that clearly indicate
the definition of teacher consistent with sections
of determining these ratios; staff characteristics excluding salaries; student enrollment
demographics; district mobility; and extracurricular activities. The report also must
indicate a school's adequate yearly progress status, and must not set any designations
applicable to high- and low-performing schools due solely to adequate yearly progress
(b) The commissioner shall develop, annually update, and post on the department
Web site school performance report cards.
(c) The commissioner must make available performance report cards by the
beginning of each school year.
(d) A school or district may appeal its adequate yearly progress status in writing to
the commissioner within 30 days of receiving the notice of its status. The commissioner's
decision to uphold or deny an appeal is final.
(e) School performance report card data are nonpublic data under section
, until not later than ten days after the appeal procedure described in
paragraph (d) concludes. The department shall annually post school performance report
cards to its public Web site no later than September 1."
Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references
Amend the title accordingly