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:
- Road map forward: House to combine eight omnibus bills intro three
- Final three omnibus budget bills merged into one, headed to House Floor
U.S. Department of Education recognizes 2016 Green Ribbon Schools — Prior 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)
A Look Ahead
The 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.