MSBA Director of Government Relations Denise Dittrich discusses key education issues and the latest legislative action concerning the COVID-19 pandemic during MSBA’s Legislative Update Webinar (recorded March 22, 2020).
Also, be sure to visit the MSBA COVID-19 webpage for resources from MSBA, the Minnesota Department of Education, the U.S Department of Education, Minnesota Department of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and other key state and federal agencies.
Among the recently posted resources is MSBA’s Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) and School Employees update. On March 18, the federal government enacted the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. This bill includes the (1) Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act and (2) the Emergency Paid Sick Leave. Click here to access this document.