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Senate Amendment 3546

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PAG LIN
  1  1    Amend House File 782, as amended, passed, and
  1  2 reprinted by the House, as follows:
  1  3    #1.  Page 15, by inserting after line 3 the
  1  4 following:
  1  5    "Sec. 100.  Section 257.11, Code 1999, is amended
  1  6 by striking the section and inserting in lieu thereof
  1  7 the following:
  1  8    257.11  SUPPLEMENTARY WEIGHTING.
  1  9    1.  REGULAR CURRICULUM.  Pupils in a regular
  1 10 curriculum attending all their classes in the district
  1 11 in which they reside, taught by teachers employed by
  1 12 that district, and having administrators employed by
  1 13 that district, are assigned a weighting of one.
  1 14    2.  DISTRICT-TO-DISTRICT SHARING.
  1 15    a.  In order to provide additional funds for school
  1 16 districts which send their resident pupils to another
  1 17 school district, which jointly employ and share the
  1 18 services of teachers under section 280.15, or which
  1 19 use the services of a teacher employed by another
  1 20 school district, a supplementary weighting plan for
  1 21 determining enrollment is adopted.
  1 22    b.  If the school budget review committee certifies
  1 23 to the department of management that the shared
  1 24 classes or teachers would otherwise not be implemented
  1 25 without the assignment of additional weighting, pupils
  1 26 attending classes in another school district,
  1 27 attending classes taught by a teacher who is employed
  1 28 jointly under section 280.15, or attending classes
  1 29 taught by a teacher who is employed by another school
  1 30 district, are assigned a weighting, in addition to the
  1 31 weighting assigned in subsection 1, of forty-eight
  1 32 hundredths of the percentage of the pupil's school day
  1 33 during which the pupil attends classes in another
  1 34 district, attends classes taught by a teacher who is
  1 35 jointly employed under section 280.15, or attends
  1 36 classes taught by a teacher who is employed by another
  1 37 school district.
  1 38    3.  DISTRICT-TO-COMMUNITY-COLLEGE SHARING.
  1 39    a.  In order to provide additional funds for school
  1 40 districts which send their resident pupils to a
  1 41 community college for classes, a supplementary
  1 42 weighting plan for determining enrollment is adopted.
  1 43    b.  If the school budget review committee certifies
  1 44 to the department of management that the class would
  1 45 not otherwise be implemented without the assignment of
  1 46 additional weighting, pupils attending a community
  1 47 college-offered class or attending a class taught by a
  1 48 community college-employed teacher are assigned a
  1 49 weighting, in addition to the weighting assigned in
  1 50 subsection 1, of forty-eight hundredths of the
  2  1 percentage of the pupil's school day during which the
  2  2 pupil attends class in the community college or
  2  3 attends a class taught by a community college-employed
  2  4 teacher.  The following requirements shall be met for
  2  5 the purposes of assigning an additional weighting for
  2  6 classes offered through a sharing agreement between a
  2  7 school district and community college.  The class must
  2  8 be:
  2  9    (1)  Supplementing high school classes and not
  2 10 supplanting a class that was offered in the preceding
  2 11 year or the second preceding year.
  2 12    (2)  Included in the community college catalog or
  2 13 other official college literature describing class
  2 14 offerings.
  2 15    (3)  Open to all registered community college
  2 16 students, not just high school students.
  2 17    (4)  For college credit and the credit must apply
  2 18 toward an associate of arts or associate of science
  2 19 degree, or toward an associate of applied arts or
  2 20 associate of applied science degree, or toward
  2 21 completion of a diploma program.
  2 22    (5)  Taught by a teacher meeting requirements for
  2 23 providing instruction at the community college level.
  2 24    (6)  Taught utilizing the class syllabus approved
  2 25 by the community college.
  2 26    (7)  Of the same quality as a class offered on a
  2 27 community college campus.
  2 28    4.  AT-RISK PROGRAMS.
  2 29    a.  In order to provide additional funding to
  2 30 school districts for programs serving at-risk pupils
  2 31 in grades nine through twelve, a supplementary
  2 32 weighting plan for at-risk pupils is adopted.  A
  2 33 supplementary weighting of fifty-one thousandths per
  2 34 pupil shall be assigned to the percentage of pupils in
  2 35 a school district enrolled in grades one through
  2 36 twelve who are eligible for free or reduced price
  2 37 meals under the federal National School Lunch Act and
  2 38 the federal Child Nutrition Act of 1966, 42 U.S.C. }
  2 39 1751-1785, multiplied by the enrollment in grades nine
  2 40 through twelve in the school district, and a
  2 41 supplementary weighting of fourteen thousandths shall
  2 42 be assigned to pupils in grades nine through twelve
  2 43 based on the actual enrollment of pupils in grades
  2 44 nine through twelve in the school district.  Amounts
  2 45 received as supplementary weighting for at-risk pupils
  2 46 shall be utilized by a school district to develop or
  2 47 maintain alternative programs or an at-risk pupils'
  2 48 program, including alternative high school programs,
  2 49 and shall be in addition to and not supplanting moneys
  2 50 appropriated in section 279.51 and moneys otherwise
  3  1 appropriated by law to supplement that funding.
  3  2    b.  Notwithstanding paragraph "a", a school
  3  3 district which received supplementary weighting for an
  3  4 alternative high school program offered by a community
  3  5 college or another school district, for the school
  3  6 budget year beginning July 1, 1998, shall receive a
  3  7 minimum of one hundred percent of the amount
  3  8 determined by the application of supplementary
  3  9 weighting for students in an alternative high school
  3 10 program for the school budget year beginning July 1,
  3 11 1999, and for the succeeding school budget year.  This
  3 12 amount shall be adjusted according to the provisions
  3 13 of section 257.6 based upon reports filed under
  3 14 section 11.6.  The adjusted amount shall be used as
  3 15 the basis for any guarantees or reductions under this
  3 16 section beginning with the budget year commencing July
  3 17 1, 2000.  Effective for the school budget year
  3 18 beginning July 1, 2001, and for succeeding budget
  3 19 years, a school district which received supplementary
  3 20 weighting for an alternative high school program
  3 21 offered by a community college or another school
  3 22 district for the school budget year beginning July 1,
  3 23 1998, shall receive a twenty percent reduction in the
  3 24 amount received pursuant to this paragraph each year
  3 25 until the amount generated by the supplementary
  3 26 weighting authorized in paragraph "a" is reached.
  3 27    5.  SHARED CLASSES DELIVERED OVER THE IOWA
  3 28 COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK.  A pupil attending a class in
  3 29 which students from one or more other school districts
  3 30 are enrolled and which is taught via the Iowa
  3 31 communications network is not deemed to be attending a
  3 32 class in another school district or in a community
  3 33 college for the purposes of this section and the
  3 34 school district is not eligible for supplementary
  3 35 weighting for that class under this section.
  3 36    6.  PUPILS INELIGIBLE.  A pupil eligible for the
  3 37 weighting plan provided in section 256B.9, or
  3 38 attending classes authorized pursuant to chapter 261C,
  3 39 is not eligible for supplementary weighting pursuant
  3 40 to this section.  A pupil attending an alternative
  3 41 high school or an alternative program shall receive
  3 42 supplementary weighting pursuant to subsection 4, and
  3 43 shall not be eligible for supplementary weighting
  3 44 pursuant to subsection 2 or 3.
  3 45    Sec. 101.  ENROLLMENT ADJUSTMENT.  For the school
  3 46 budget year beginning July 1, 1999, a school district
  3 47 participating in an alternative high school program
  3 48 offered by a community college, which undercounted its
  3 49 weighted enrollment attributable to participation in
  3 50 the alternative high school program by 55 or more
  4  1 students when determining enrollment pursuant to
  4  2 section 257.6 on September 18, 1998, shall be
  4  3 authorized to adjust the enrollment count to reflect
  4  4 the revised weighted enrollment count in a report
  4  5 which shall be submitted to the department of
  4  6 education within 30 days after the effective date of
  4  7 this section.  The department of education shall
  4  8 forward the report to the department of management,
  4  9 which shall adjust the budget enrollment for the
  4 10 school district accordingly.
  4 11    Sec. 102.  Section 257.12, Code 1999, is repealed."
  4 12    #2.  Page 16, by inserting before line 7 the
  4 13 following:
  4 14    "Sec.    .  EFFECTIVE DATE.  Sections 100 through
  4 15 102 of this division of this Act, being deemed of
  4 16 immediate importance, take effect upon enactment."
  4 17    #3.  By renumbering as necessary.  
  4 18 
  4 19 
  4 20                               
  4 21 MIKE CONNOLLY 
  4 22 HF 782.206 78
  4 23 rn/gg
     

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