Category Archives: Delegate Assembly

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’sĀ 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

DuringĀ 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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Delegate Assembly’s strong message to Legislators: Increase the Basic Education Funding Formula!

By Denise Dittrich, MSBA Associate Director of Government Relations School boards members attending the MSBA Delegate Assembly Saturday, December 6, overwhelmingly voted to urge the Legislature to increase the General Education Formula by a minimum of $300 per pupil unit … Continue reading

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School board delegates set sights on funding, technology; MSBA launches Stand Up For Public Education campaign

More than 100 school board members from across the state attended the annual MSBA Delegate Assembly Saturday, December 6, in St. Louis Park to help develop policies for the 2015 legislative session. Resolutions are submitted by school board members in … Continue reading

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