House committee working on K-12 Education Policy Bill this week

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The House Education Policy Committee is scheduled to walk through and take testimony this week on the K-12 Education Policy Bill.

See this week’s education committee schedules listed below. (Note: These schedules and agendas are subject to change. Check the committee websites for updates.)

House Education Policy Committee
10 a.m. Monday, March 11, 2019 | State Capitol Building (Room 120)
The agenda includes the following bills:

  • HF 1572 — Service-learning grant program established, report required, and money appropriated.
  • HF 578 — K-12 education expense credit modified.
  • K-12 Education Policy Bill (HF 1711)

2:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, 2019 | State Office Building (Room 5)
The agenda includes the K-12 Education Policy Bill (HF 1711).

2:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, 2019 | State Office Building (Room 5)
The agenda includes the K-12 Education Policy Bill (HF 1711).

9:45 a.m. Thursday, March 14, 2019 | State Office Building (Room 5)
The agenda includes the K-12 Education Policy Bill (HF 1711).


Senate E-12 Finance and Policy Committee
3 p.m. Monday, March 11, 2019 | State Capitol Building (Room G-15)
The agenda includes:

  • SF 1056 — Shared time pupils definition expansion.
  • SF 1211 — Student organizations appropriation.
  • SF 1212 — Agricultural educator grants appropriation.
  • SF 1347 — Minnesota math corps program appropriation.
  • SF 1689 — Civics education programs grants appropriations.
  • SF 1439 — Education curriculum review and best practices sharing establishment and appropriation.
  • SF 1353 — Teaching license revocation or denial for certain inappropriate behavior toward a student.

3 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, 2019 | Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Building (Room 1100)
The agenda includes:

  • SF 299 — Academic achievement rating system establishment requirement.
  • SF 1861 — School student testing provisions modifications.
  • SF 1503 — Public schools energy use reduction data reporting requirement.
  • SF 1958 — Superintendents nonsubstantive style and form changes authorization.
  • SF 1557 — Teacher licensure requirements modifications.

House Ways and Means Committee — Education Finance Division
9:45 a.m. Tuesday, March 12, 2019 | State Office Building (Room 5)
The agenda includes the following bills:

  • HF 525 — Pupil transportation adjustment calculation modified, pupil transportation working group provided, and report required.
  • HF 1100 — American Indian Tribal Contract school aid continued at its current level, and money appropriated.
  • HF 501 — American Indian-controlled tribal contract and grant school funding provided for Minnesota reading and math corps programs, and money appropriated.
  • HF 1177 — Minnesota math corps program funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF 521 — School safety grant funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

9:45 a.m. Wednesday, March 13, 2019 | State Office Building (Room 5)
The agenda includes presentations from Kate Lynne Synder and Tom Melcher — and pending referral from the House Ways and Means Committee — HF 2207 (A bill for an act relating to education finance; providing funding for prekindergarten through grade 12 education including general education, education excellence, special education, facilities and technology, nutrition, libraries, early childhood and family support, community education, self-sufficiency and lifelong learning, and state agencies; appropriating money).


House Ways and Means Committee — Early Childhood Finance and Policy Division
8 a.m. Tuesday, March 12, 2019 | State Capitol Building (Room 120)
The agenda includes the following bills:

  • HF 1590 — Early education provisions modified, five regions for the voluntary prekindergarten program established, and school readiness plus program made permanent.
  • HF 1512 — Early education teacher licensure requirements established.

8 a.m. Thursday, March 14, 2019 | State Capitol Building (Room 120)
The agenda includes the following bills:

  • HF 1384 —Tribal organizations and Head Start programs background studies governed.
  • HF 1382 — Charter schools authorized to provide special education deaf and hard-of-hearing services to students at early ages.
  • HF 1785 — Pupil Fair Dismissal Act amended, and pupil dismissals limited.

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