Tag Archives: COVID-19

Fund transfer guidance, sample resolution available for school districts

On April 7, the Minnesota Department of Education issued Commissioner Guidance for the Transfer of Funds for Emergency Executive Order 20-19, Items 21-22 to assist school districts seeking to transfer funds during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Commissioner Guidance can be found on … Continue reading

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House Education Policy Committee to look at hourly school employee compensation bill

The Minnesota House Education Policy Committee is meeting remotely at 2:30 p.m. today (Wednesday, April 8, 2020) to discuss a bill (HF 4415) that would require school districts and charter schools to pay hourly employees for changes in school employment … Continue reading

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Minnesota Department of Health offers masking recommendations for schools

Have questions about masks? The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has answers on its Masking Recommendations for Child Care and Schools webpage. See MDH’s The Difference Between Alternative Masks and Surgical Masks for COVID-19 graphic for more information.

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House subcommittee meeting remotely today to discuss elections

The Minnesota House Subcommittee on Elections is meeting remotely at 9:45 a.m. today (Wednesday, April 8, 2020) for an informational hearing on a bill “authorizing the secretary of state to issue emergency orders related to the conduct of an election … Continue reading

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House Education Finance Division meeting remotely to discuss compensation for hourly employees

The Minnesota House Education Finance Division is meeting remotely at 4 p.m. today (Tuesday, April 7, 2020) for an informational hearing on HF 4415 — a bill that would provide compensation for hourly employees required for school days cancelled due … Continue reading

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Webcast: Minnesota Senate COVID-19 Response Working Group to discuss budget today

The Minnesota Senate COVID-19 Response Working Group is meeting at 11:30 a.m. today (Monday, April 6, 2020) to discuss the state budget. The meeting will be webcast live at: https://www.facebook.com/MnSenate https://www.youtube.com/MnSenateMedia http://www.senate.mn/media Today’s meeting agenda includes: State Budget Outlook — … Continue reading

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Gov. Walz to deliver State of the State Address on Sunday

Governor Tim Walz will deliver his State of the State address at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 5, 2020. The address will be delivered live from the Governor’s Residence and can be viewed on YouTube. “COVID-19 presents an unprecedented hardship to … Continue reading

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