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S.F. No. 570 - Postsecondary Enrollment Options Program (PSEO)
Author: Senator Carla J. Nelson
Prepared By: Ann Marie Butler, Senate Counsel (651/296-5301)
Date: February 13, 2017


Section 1. Definitions. Adds postsecondary institutions in the bordering states of Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin, as institutions eligible to provide postsecondary enrollment options courses.

Section 2. Enrollment Priority.  Strikes the prohibition on postsecondary institutions relating to advertising or recruiting secondary students to enroll in their program.

Section 3. Concurrent Enrollment Advisory Board; Membership; Duties. Adds current concurrent enrollment students and students who have successfully complete a concurrent enrollment course to the possible representatives to serve on an institution’s concurrent enrollment advisory board.

Section 4. Access to Computers.  Requires a school to have a policy that allows PSEO students to have access to computer hardware and software in the school.

Section 5. Credits; Grade Point Average Weighting Dispute.  Allows a student to appeal to the commissioner a school district’s decision about a weighted grade point average.

Section 6. Eligible Programs.  Allows a charter school to be an eligible graduation incentives program provider, and allows the students to enroll in a middle or early college program under section 124D.09, subdivision 9.


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