1.1.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 558, the first engrossment, as follows:
1.2Page 5, line 9, after "indicating" insert "that the student's"
1.3Page 6, line 24, delete "and"
1.4Page 6, line 34, delete the period and insert a semicolon
1.5Page 6, after line 34, insert:
1.6"(10) use three consecutive school years of research and analysis through the
1.72015-2016 school year, as prescribed by the commissioner, to calculate and report
1.8an alignment index that compares students' final grades in these courses with their
1.9end-of-course exam scores;
1.10(11) subsequent to calculating and reporting the alignment index under clause (10),
1.11require schools that are highly misaligned for two or more consecutive school years to
1.12transmit written notice of the misalignment to all parents of students enrolled in the school,
1.13as prescribed by the commissioner; and
1.14(12) when schools are highly misaligned for two or more consecutive years under
1.15clause (11), use school district funds under section 122A.60, subdivision 1a, paragraph
1.16(a), to correct the misalignment."
1.17Page 7, line 29, delete "must" and insert "may"
1.18Page 8, line 27, after the period insert "Finally, the Assessment Advisory Committee
1.19must develop recommendations for calculating the alignment index, including how
1.20questions about validity and reliability are resolved; and defining "misaligned" and "highly
1.21misaligned" and when and under what specific circumstances misalignments occur."