1.1.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 3478 as follows:
1.2Page 1, after line 9, insert:

1.3    "Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 120A.40, is amended to read:
1.5(a) Except for learning programs during summer, flexible learning year programs
1.6authorized under sections 124D.12 to 124D.127, and learning year programs under section
1.7124D.128, A district must not may commence an elementary or secondary school year
1.8before Labor Day, except as provided under paragraph (b) a district must not schedule
1.9a student instruction day on the Thursday or Friday immediately preceding Labor Day.
1.10Days devoted to teachers' workshops may be held on the Thursday or Friday before
1.11Labor Day. Districts that enter into cooperative agreements are encouraged to adopt
1.12similar school calendars.
1.13(b) A district may begin the school year on any day before Labor Day:
1.14(1) to accommodate a construction or remodeling project of $400,000 or more
1.15affecting a district school facility;
1.16(2) if the district has an agreement under section 123A.30, 123A.32, or 123A.35
with a district that qualifies under clause (1); or
1.18(3) if the district agrees to the same schedule with a school district in an adjoining
1.20EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective for the 2010-2011 school year and
1.22Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references
1.23Amend the title accordingly