1.1.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 3421, the first unofficial engrossment
1.2(UEH3421-1), as follows:
1.3Page 4, line 21, after the period insert "For purposes of this subdivision, "college and
1.4career readiness" means the knowledge and skills that a high school graduate needs to
1.5undertake either credit bearing coursework at a two-year or four-year college or university
1.6or career-track employment that pays a living wage, provides employment benefits, and
1.7offers clear opportunities for advancement through further education and training."
1.8Page 5, line 13, after "state" insert "where the high school reading and writing course
1.9and graduation requirements are of equal or great rigor" and delete "pass" and insert "meet"
1.10Page 5, line 14, delete "graduation requirements" and after "writing" insert
1.12Page 5, delete line 21
1.13Page 5, line 22, delete "under this subdivision" and insert ", if subsequently
1.14specifically authorized by law to allow other alternative methods"
1.15Page 6, line 7, after "with" insert "the most common" and after "schedules" insert
1.16"in Minnesota"
1.17Page 6, line 10, after "student's" insert "college and career" and delete "for college or"
1.18Page 6, line 11, delete "a career"
1.19Page 6, line 13, after "course" insert "except a school that is identified as highly
1.20misaligned under clause (11) for three consecutive school years or more shall make the
1.21exam results a component of and equivalent to 50 percent of students' overall course grade"
1.22Page 6, line 18, after "grade" insert ", or the equivalent of 50 percent if the school
1.23has been identified as highly misaligned for three consecutive school years or more,
1.24consistent with clause (7)"
1.25Page 6, line 21, after "state" insert "where the algebra or biology course content,
1.26as applicable, is of equal or greater rigor"
1.27Page 6, line 22, after "school" and "course and"
2.1Page 6, delete line 29
2.2Page 6, line 30, delete "under this subdivision" and insert ", if subsequently
2.3specifically authorized by law to allow other alternative methods"
2.4Page 7, after line 5, insert:
2.5"A highly misaligned school that must count a student's exam score as the equivalent
2.6of 50 percent of the student's overall course grade under clause (7) or (8) may again count
2.7a student's exam score as the equivalent of 25 percent of the student's overall course grade
2.8when the school is not identified as highly misaligned in two subsequent consecutive
2.9school years."
2.10Page 7, line 35, after the period insert "Notwithstanding section 15.059, subdivision
2.113, committee members shall not receive compensation, per diem payments, or
2.12reimbursement for expenses."
2.13Page 8, after line 10, insert:
2.14"(i) A district or charter school must indicate on a student's transcript the student's
2.15level of college and career readiness in reading, writing, algebra, and biology under this
2.17Page 8, line 12, after "COMMITTEE" insert a semicolon and after
2.18"RECOMMENDATIONS" delete the semicolon and insert a period
2.19Page 8, delete lines 13 to 15
2.20Page 9, line 12, after "(d)" insert
2.21"The Assessment Advisory Committee, for purposes of fully implementing the high
2.22school assessment system under Minnesota Statutes, section 120B.30, subdivision 1b,
2.23also must develop recommendations for:
2.24(1) the administrative structure, criteria, and processes for implementing the
2.25state-level student appeals process;
2.26(2) calculating the alignment index, including how questions about validity and
2.27reliability are resolved; and
2.28(3) defining "misaligned" and "highly misaligned" and when and under what specific
2.29circumstances misalignments occur.
2.31Page 9, delete lines 15 to 20 and insert:
2.32"(f) The commissioner must not implement any element of any recommendation
2.33under paragraphs (a) through (e) related to the high school assessment system under
2.34Minnesota Statutes, section 120B.30, subdivision 1b, without first receiving specific
2.35legislative authority to do so."
2.36Page 9, line 22, delete section 4
3.1Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references
3.2Amend the title accordingly