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Session Daily: It’s conference committee season

Source: Session Daily By Ricky Campbell Legislation packed with new or changing policies and billions in state-funded programs have made their way through the committee process, through both the House and Senate and, because of discrepancies in their wording and … Continue reading

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MSBA’s Teacher Shortage Act gets a lot of attention in conference committee

With less than 24 hours until the legislative session deadline, the Supplemental Budget Conference Committee unveiled its proposed education agreement late Saturday night. Voluntary pre-K, “Support Our Students” (counselors) and non-metro equity increases are the big winners. MSBA’s Teacher Shortage Act … Continue reading

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Conference committee adopts numerous E-12 provisions

The Conference Committee on HF 2749 (Omnibus Supplemental Finance Bill) met Sunday evening and adopted many E-12 provisions. Here is a list of provisions adopted so far (as negotiations will continue): Provisions MSBA supported: Teacher Licensure — Creation of a task force … Continue reading

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K-12 Education Bill Comparison available online

The Minnesota House and Senate have prepared a K-12 Education Bill Comparison Summary. Click here to view this summary. The Conference Committee on HF 2749 is scheduled to discuss the Omnibus Supplemental Finance Bill starting at 1 p.m. today. Please … Continue reading

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Conference committee to commence discussion of supplemental budget bill on Monday, May 9

The Conference Committee on HF 2749 (Omnibus Supplemental Finance Bill) is scheduled to have its first meeting at 1 p.m. Monday, May 9. The conference committee members will break for a House Floor session around 4 p.m. before resuming their conference … Continue reading

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Education conferees begin walkthrough on differences in House, Senate E-12 plans

Source: Session Daily The House and Senate are roughly $208 million apart on proposed funding for E-12, with the major difference coming from the amount each body’s education plan would add to the per pupil formula. The conference committee on … Continue reading

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