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MSBA’s Denise Dittrich to joint education committee: Board members want solutions to teacher shortage problem

Denise Dittrich — MSBA’s Associate Director of Government Relations — reminded the Minnesota House Education Finance Committee, the Minnesota House Education Innovation Policy Committee and the Minnesota Board of Teaching that school board members want them to find a solution … Continue reading

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Minnesota Senate Education Committee to look at reducing standardized tests

The Minnesota Senate Education Committee is meeting 1 p.m. today (Monday, October 26) to discuss school testing. The agenda includes Reduction of state-required standardized tests. An update from Minnesota Board of Teaching on the MTLE. GED test status. The meeting … Continue reading

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MSBA at the Capitol — House Education Policy Committee looks at teacher licensure bill, LIFO

Rep. Jenifer Loon’s teacher licensure bill (HF2) sparked a lengthy discussion Thursday in the House Education Innovation Policy Committee. Loon originally introduced the bill to this committee on Tuesday. Click here for related story. Loon’s proposal would clarify a number … Continue reading

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MSBA at the Capitol — Senator introduces universal preschool bill

In the Senate — Senate E-12 Budget Division Committee Sen. John Hoffman presented SF6 to the Senate E-12 Budget Division Committee on Wednesday, January 21. His proposal for universal preschool attracted a standing room only crowd — there was strong support for providing funding … Continue reading

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