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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.

Federal Advocacy & Weekly Policy Update

Congressional Update President Trump Submits Fiscal Year 2021 Education Budget Request to Congress The White House released President Trump’s fiscal year 2021 budget request this week, including his proposed budget for the Department of Education. The president asked Congress to … Continue reading

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House and Senate Education Bill Introductions

Thursday, February 13th, 2020 House and Senate Education Finance and Policy Bill Introductions For Weekly Legislative Updates See the Weekly Advocate

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Constitutional Amendment a good first step, but needs to go further to ensure funding and other challenges

Recently former Supreme Court Justice Alan Page and Federal Reserve Bank President Neel Kashkari held a summit with business and community leaders to discuss how a Constitutional Amendment could close the achievement gap. The proposed language would replace Art. XIII, … Continue reading

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House and Senate Education Bill Introductions

Tuesday, February 11th, 2020 House and Senate Education Finance and Policy Bill Introductions For Weekly Legislative Updates See the Weekly Advocate  

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National School Boards Action Center (NSBAC) Released Results of National Poll

 NSBAC Publishes Voter Opinion Poll About Public Education In conjunction with NSBA’s 2020 Advocacy Institute, the National School Boards Action Center released the results of its national poll of voter opinions and attitudes about public education, federal policymaking and key issues … Continue reading

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Federal Advocacy & Weekly Policy Update

Congressional Update House Subcommittees Focus on Child Care and Workforce Challenges This week, the House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary and Secondary Education held a hearing titled “Solving America’s Child Care Crisis: Supporting Parents, Children, and the Economy.” Subcommittee Chairman … Continue reading

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Gov. Walz, legislative leaders to preview 2020 session

Gov. Tim Walz and legislative leaders are scheduled to attend a media forum today to preview the 2020 legislative session. Minnesota Senate Media Services is slated to webcast this forum at 3:15 p.m. today (Wednesday, February 5). Visit http://www.senate.mn/media or … Continue reading

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