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S.F. No. 3061 - Birth to Age Eight pilot project modification
Author: Senator Jim Abeler
Prepared By: Patrick Hauswald, Senate Counsel (651/296-5079)
Date: February 13, 2020


S.F. No. 3061 modifies the Birth to Age Eight pilot project.

Section 1 eliminates weighted scoring as a metric for participant progress and makes other technical changes.

Section 2 requires program participants to opt in and provide consent from a parent or guardian who is enrolled in one of an updated list of eligible programs, which includes Women’s Infant & Children (WIC) programs, family home visiting or Follow Along programs, a school’s early childhood screening, or any other Dakota County or school program useful for identifying children at risk of falling below established guidelines.

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