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School Finance Working Group meeting streaming live today at YouTube

The Minnesota Department of Education’s School Finance Working Group is scheduled to meet virtually at 4 p.m. today (Thursday, September 10) to review the draft report of a reform package proposal. Today’s meeting will be livestreamed on the School Finance … Continue reading

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School Finance Working Group compiles list of preliminary recommendations

The Minnesota Department of Education’s School Finance Working Group is picking up the pace as it approaches finalizing their recommendations. The recommendations the group presented at its August 20 meeting include: Special Education: Reduce the special education funding cross-subsidy Simplify … Continue reading

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School Finance Working Group discusses property tax equalization, basic formula

The Minnesota Department of Education’s School Finance Working Group met August 13 to dig deeper into two key financial pressure points in education funding: property tax equalization and the basic formula. As the School Finance Working Group gets closer to finalizing their recommendations, … Continue reading

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Senate committee discussing education finance, policy today

The Minnesota Senate E-12 Finance and Policy Committee is meeting remotely at 3 p.m. today (Wednesday, April 15, 2020) to review and discuss the SC7474-2 document — a bill draft “relating to education finance and policy; providing for school closures … Continue reading

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School Finance Working Group discusses current funding system, trends during inaugural meeting

The School Finance Working Group held its first meeting Saturday, September 21, at the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) in Roseville. After introductions and establishing expectations, the working group discussed its broader charge — to generate a proposal focused on … Continue reading

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Conference committee to discuss Education Finance Omnibus Bill

The Education Finance Omnibus Bill Conference Committee has scheduled its opening meeting for 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 19, at the State Office Building (Room 200). The Conference Committee will meet to walk through the side-by-side and tracking sheets of the … Continue reading

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