MSBA Session Snapshot: House omnibus education finance bill will be on House Floor on Monday

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Week 7: April 18-22

A Glance at the Week

House Omnibus Education Finance Bill

The House Omnibus K-12 Education Finance Bill was grouped together with the House Omnibus Higher Education Finance Bill into a single bill (HF 2749). The combined bill is scheduled be heard on the House Floor 4 p.m. Monday, April 25.

Related stories from Session Daily:

Bill summary:

WATCH LIVE:

Other News

Senate education, broadband and elections bills advance

School Trust Lands update: Three proposals would aid Permanent School Fund

U.S. Department of Education recognizes 2016 Green Ribbon SchoolsPrior Lake-Savage Area’s Glendale Elementary School and West St. Paul-Mendota Heights-Eagan’s Henry Sibley High School among honorees

Change in driving instructor background checks heading to Senate (Session Daily)

Every Student Succeeds committee discusses assessments, Title I

Every Student Succeeds Act rulemaking committee wraps up work

A Look Ahead

ConferenceCall-Logo-CCThe next Monday Morning Coffee conference call is scheduled for 11 a.m. Monday, April 25. Participate by calling 1-866-939-8416 and then enter code 3384568. (Please keep your microphone on mute until the question-and-answer portion.) LISTEN to the April 18 conference call.

WATCH Monday’s House Floor session at 4 p.m. where the House Omnibus K-12 Education and Higher Education Bill will be heard.

The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) has two Every Student Succeeds Act Topic Meetings slated for Monday, April 25, in Conference Center B at the MDE office in Roseville. A discussion of “Data Collection and Reporting” is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. (Room 15). In the afternoon, the topic will be “Standards and Assessment” from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. (Room 16). Visit http://education.state.mn.us/MDE/SchSup/ESSA/MDE035276 for more information. See https://education.state.mn.us/MDE/Welcome/Direc/index.html for directions to the MDE office.

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