Minnesota Department of Education to discuss federal education grants at Senate hearing

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The Minnesota Department of Education is slated to deliver a presentation concerning federal education grants in Minnesota during Wednesday’s Senate E-12 Finance and Policy Committee hearing.

See this week’s education committee schedule below and visit MSBA’s State Education Committees webpage for more information.

Senate E-12 Finance and Policy Committee
3 p.m. Wednesday, January 23 | Minnesota Senate Building (Room 1100)
Agenda includes a presentation from the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) regarding federal education grants in Minnesota.

9:30 a.m. Friday, January 25 | Minnesota Senate Building (Room 1200)
Agenda includes the P-TECH School Model — which is a new 6-year public school model focused on STEM fields and Career and Technical Education.

House Education Policy Committee
2:30 p.m. Tuesday, January 22 | State Capitol Building (Room 120)
Agenda: This is a joint meeting with House Ways and Means Committee — Education Finance Division and will include presentations on youth mental health from the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the Minnesota School Counselors Association, Education Minnesota and PrairieCare.

2:30 p.m. Wednesday, January 23 | State Office Building (Room 5)
Agenda includes presentations regarding “What Students Bring to the Classroom” from Kent Pekel (President and Chief Executive Officer of the Search Institute) and Angela Jerabek (Executive Director of the BARR Center)

House Ways and Means Committee — Education Finance Division
9:45 a.m. Wednesday, January 23 | State Office Building (Room 5)
Agenda includes presentations from House Research.

9:45 a.m. Thursday, January 24 | State Office Building (Room 5)
Agenda includes presentations from House Research.

House Ways and Means Committee — Early Childhood Finance and Policy Division
8 a.m. Thursday, January 24 | State Capitol Building (Room 120)
Agenda includes presentations on “The First 1,000 Days Matter” by Aaron Sojourner (University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management, Associate Professor and Labor Economist) and the 2018 Minnesota KIDS COUNT Data Book by Stephanie Hogenson (Children’s Defense Fund Outreach Director) and Jennifer Bertram (Children’s Defense Fund, KIDS COUNT Coordinator).

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