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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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MSBA honors Sen. Rosen and Rep. O’Driscoll

MSBA recently presented Sen. Julie Rosen (Vernon Center) and Rep. Tim O’Driscoll (Sartell) with its “Outstanding Legislator of the Year” award for 2018. MSBA officials honored Sen. Rosen and Rep. O’Driscoll for their work during the 2018 legislative session on … Continue reading

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Minnesota School Safety Center director among presenters for MSBA Day at the Capitol

MSBA encourages school board members and superintendents to advocate for their students during MSBA Day at the Capitol on Monday, March 19, at the Best Western Plus Capitol Ridge in St. Paul. The Day at the Capitol opens with the … Continue reading

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Action Alert — Tell Congress to reject provisions of Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that would harm our public school districts

Source: National School Boards Association The U.S. House Ways and Means Committee is continuing its mark-up of H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). This legislation is the first draft of a bill for tax reform and is … Continue reading

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Action Alert: New health care bill would cut Medicaid funding for public schools

Source: National School Boards Association This Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives will be moving forward to consider legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. After a month of negotiations and changes to the original bill filed in … Continue reading

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Action Alert: Urge Congress to invest in public education

Visit https://youtu.be/MNc0kYXt6Ig to watch NSBA’s funding video. Source: National School Boards Association Members of Congress returned to Capitol Hill this week with the priority of passing an appropriations bill to fund education investments and other federal programs for the remainder … Continue reading

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2017 legislative session starts today; follow MSBA Advocate, Twitter for updates

The Minnesota House of Representatives and Minnesota Senate both convene at noon today for the beginning of the 2017 legislative session. Stay involved and be an advocate for students by following The MSBA Advocate. Subscribe to The MSBA Advocate via … Continue reading

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