Tag Archives: early education

14 Days of Advocacy: Support early education flexibility for school districts

Ready It’s Hump Day! If only we could get over the hump to allow school districts the flexibility in implementing and designing school-based early learning programs and have it fully funded! As we continue our 14 Days of Advocacy, we encourage … Continue reading

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MSBA’s Top 10 — No. 3: Increased funding for early learning

MSBA continues its Top 10 list of items we think will have the biggest impact on schools. Running Monday through Wednesday this week, we’ll fill you in on our Top 10. And if anyone wants the entire analysis, just click on … Continue reading

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Special Session Delivers 2015 Education Omnibus Bill

The long and winding road for the E-12 Education Finance bill (HF1) has reached its last stop; the Governor’s desk. We are very confident that he will sign it into law. Earlier today during the 2015 Special Session, HF1 passed … Continue reading

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Education Conference Committee Reports moves through the House and the Senate. Next stop is the Governor’s desk.

Education Conference Committee Report moves through the House and the Senate.  Next stop is the  Governor’s desk. After a 3 hour discussion on the E-12 Education Funding and Policy Conference Committee Report, finally at 4:00am Monday morning, House approved the … Continue reading

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MSBA at the Capitol — Senate DFL leaders highlight education priorities

In the Senate Senate E-12 Education Committee Chairman Chuck Wiger and other DFL senators talked to the press Wednesday about their education agenda for 2015. They highlighted seven education investment priorities: Technology funding to meet the needs of every classroom in … 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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