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The Minnesota School Boards Association, a leading advocate for public education, supports, promotes and strengthens the work of public school boards.

USDA publishes final rule for school meals

On December 6, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue empowered local schools with additional options to serve healthy and appealing meals. A final rule on school meal flexibilities, to be published later this month in the Federal Register, increases local flexibility … Continue reading

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PELSB seeking superintendent, teacher to fill open board seats

The Minnesota Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board will have open seats when the terms of two members expire on January 1, 2019. PELSB encourages members of the public to submit applications for consideration to serve on the PELSB Board. … Continue reading

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State projects $1.54 billion surplus for 2020-2021

Minnesota Management and Budget (MMB) today released its 2018 November Budget and Economic Forecast — which projects a $1.54 billion surplus for the state’s budget for fiscal years 2020-2021. According to MMB: Minnesota’s budget and economic outlook remains sound, despite … Continue reading

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MSBA Delegate Assembly addresses special education funding, school safety issues

The 2018 MSBA Delegate Assembly approved 17 legislative resolutions Saturday, December 1, in Minneapolis. The Delegate Assembly — comprised of public school board members from across the state — debated and voted on resolutions to help set MSBA’s legislative priorities for … Continue reading

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Gov. Dayton orders flags at half-staff for President George H. W. Bush

In honor and remembrance of President George H. W. Bush, and in accordance with an order issued by President Donald Trump, Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered all United States flags and Minnesota flags to be flown at half-staff at all … Continue reading

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Gov. Dayton orders flags at half-staff in honor of California attack victims

In accordance with a proclamation issued today by President Donald Trump, Gov. Mark Dayton has directed all United States and Minnesota flags to be flown at half-staff at all state and federal buildings in the state of Minnesota. As directed … Continue reading

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Minnesota districts fare well with referendum results

MSBA’s bond and capital project levy referendums results show 19 of 25 school districts passed at least one question for a 79 percent approval percentage. For the calendar year, 31 out of 45 districts passed at least one question for … Continue reading

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