Category Archives: Delegate Assembly

School board delegates approve workers’ compensation resolution to help control costs

School board members across the state overwhelmingly supported a Workers’ Compensation resolution December 6 during the MSBA Delegate Assembly. The resolution addresses multiple issues to help control the costs of workers’ compensation insurance. Following are the five positions related to … Continue reading

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School board members want full funding for concurrent enrollment

The MSBA Delegate Assembly (comprised of public school board members from across Minnesota) strongly supported a resolution December 6 for the Legislature to fully fund the concurrent enrollment formula. The current law provides school districts $150 per pupil enrolled in … Continue reading

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MSBA Delegate Assembly urges Legislature to enact Facilities Working Group recommendations

With a unified voice, school board members from the MSBA Delegate Assembly supported a resolution December 6 to urge the Legislature to enact the recommendations of the Facilities Funding Working Group convened by the Minnesota Department of Education in 2013. Many of … Continue reading

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Additional funding needed for Internet connectivity, technology equipment in our schools

Internet access and technology was a common theme at the MSBA Delegate Assembly on Saturday, December 6. More than 90 percent of school board member delegates voted in support of the resolution to establish categorical funding mechanism to assist school … Continue reading

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School Board members want border-to-border high-speed Internet access for all Minnesotans

At the MSBA Delegate Assembly, school board members sent a strong message to the Legislature in support of border-to-border high-speed internet access for all Minnesotans. High-speed Internet service in our schools is a necessity in providing equal access to new … Continue reading

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School board members seek equality in funding across the state

School board members at this month’s 2014 MSBA Delegate Assembly overwhelmingly voted to increase equalization for districts receiving less than the state average in total general education funding per pupil by making voter-approved school referendum revenue more affordable in low property … Continue reading

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School boards members urge legislators to increase compensatory aid along with additional flexibility in how revenue is used

During the MSBA Delegate Assembly on Saturday, December 6, school board members from across the state strongly supported creating a base level of funding for every student that qualifies for free and reduced lunch. The delegation supported a base of $1,700 … Continue reading

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