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S.F. No. 1110 - West Metro Education (WMEP) School Building Conveyance
 
Author: Senator Ann H. Rest
 
Prepared By: Bjorn E. Arneson, Senate Analyst (651/296-3812)
 
Date: March 24, 2015



 

Section 1. West Metro Education Program; Property Conveyance.

Subdivision 1. FAIR School downtown. Conveys the real and personal property of the FAIR School downtown to the Minneapolis School District for operation of a multidistrict integration facility.

Subdivision 2. FAIR School Crystal. Conveys the real and personal property of the FAIR School Crystal to the Robbinsdale School District for operation of a multidistrict integration facility.

Effective date. Makes this section effective the day following final enactment.

Section 2. Fair School Downtown Transition.

Subdivision 1. Student enrollment. Provides that a student enrolled in the FAIR School downtown during the 2014-2015 school year and a student accepted for enrollment during the 2015-2016 school year may continue to enroll in the FAIR School downtown in any year through the 2018-2019 school year.  For the 2015-2016 school year and later, provides that other students may enroll through the standard open enrollment process.

Subd. 2. Compensatory revenue; literacy aid; alternative compensation revenue. Provides that, for the 2015-2016 school year only, compensatory revenue, literacy aid, and alternative compensation revenue for the FAIR School downtown is based on the October 1, 2014, enrollment counts.

Subd. 3. Pupil transportation. Provides that the district may transport a pupil enrolled in the 2014-2015 school year and a pupil accepted for enrollment during the 2015-2016 school year to and from the FAIR School downtown in succeeding school years regardless of the pupil's district of residence.  Makes transportation expenses under this section reimbursable with interdistrict integration transportation aid.

Effective date. Makes this section effective the day following the date on which the real and personal property of the FAIR School downtown in Minneapolis is conveyed to Special School District No. 1, Minneapolis.

Sec. 3. FAIR School Crystal Transition.

Subdivision 1. Student enrollment. Provides that a student enrolled in the FAIR School Crystal during the 2014-2015 school year and a student accepted for enrollment during the 2015-2016 school year may continue to enroll in the FAIR School Crystal in any year through the 2019-2020 school year.  For the 2015-2016 school year and later, provides that other students may enroll through the standard open enrollment process.

Subd. 2. Compensatory revenue; literacy aid; alternative compensation revenue. Provides that, for the 2015-2016 school year only, compensatory revenue, literacy aid, and alternative compensation revenue for the FAIR School Crystal is based on the October 1, 2014, enrollment counts.

Subd. 3. Pupil transportation. Provides that the district may transport a pupil enrolled in the 2014-2015 school year and a pupil accepted for enrollment during the 2015-2016 school year to and from the FAIR School downtown in succeeding school years regardless of the pupil's district of residence.  Makes transportation expenses under this section reimbursable with interdistrict integration transportation aid.

Effective date. This section is effective the day following the date on which the real and personal property of the FAIR School Crystal in Crystal is conveyed to Independent School District No. 281, Robbinsdale.

 
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