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S.F. No. 3012 - Education Partnership Program Modification
Author: Senator Eric R. Pratt
Prepared By: Bjorn E. Arneson, Senate Analyst (651/296-3812)
Date: March 14, 2018


Section 1. Administration; design. Requires that the commissioner’s education partnership program requirements align with programs that collect and utilize data to improve student outcomes; share disaggregated performance data with the community to set community-level outcomes; employ continuous improvement processes; have an anchor entity to manage the partnership; convene a cross-sector leadership group and have a documented accountability structure; and demonstrate use of nonstate funds, from multiple sources, including in-kind contributions, among other requirements.

Section 2. Tier 2 Implementing Grants. Requires that, for grants authorized in fiscal year 2020 and later, priority must be given to past grant recipients. (As of fiscal year 2018, past Tier 2 grant recipients include the Northfield Healthy Community Initiative in Northfield; the Jones Family Foundation for the Every Hand Joined program in Red Wing; and the United Way of Central Minnesota for the Partners for Student Success program.)

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