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Gov. Walz calls for additional education funding in state budget proposal

Education spending was prioritized in Gov. Tim Walz’s Budget for One Minnesota unveiled today. In total, Gov. Walz’s state budget proposal represents an investment of $733 million in additional pre-K through grade 12 education funding over the next two years, and … Continue reading

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Session Daily: Gov. Dayton vetoes omnibus education bill

Source: Session Daily By Jonathan Mohr Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed five omnibus budget bills Friday, outlining objections that included funding shortfalls during a time of surplus and controversial policy provisions in a series of veto letters and urging the Legislature … Continue reading

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Session Daily: Education finance bill moves to Senate after House repassage

Source: Session Daily By Lee Ann Schutz The House repassed the conferred omnibus education finance bill Tuesday in a 72-59 vote. Sponsored by Rep. Jenifer Loon (R-Eden Prairie), the bill now moves to the Senate with Sen. Carla Nelson (R-Rochester) … Continue reading

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Senate education committee discusses education-funding increase bill

The Senate E-12 Finance Committee examined a bill Monday that would provide an increase to the education funding formula. Committee chair Sen. Carla Nelson’s SF 1556 would increase the basic per-pupil formula allowance by 2 percent in each of the … Continue reading

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MSBA reacts to Gov. Dayton’s education budget proposals

Gov. Mark Dayton today released his education budget proposals, which includes increases in the General Education Basic Formula by 2 percent in fiscal year 2018 and an additional 2 percent in fiscal year 2019. See http://www.mnmsba.org/Portals/0/GovBudgetSpreadsheet-1-24-2017.pdf for a spreadsheet of … Continue reading

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WATCH: MSBA Executive Director asks members to advocate for funding, teacher shortage solutions

In a video released May 10, MSBA Executive Director Kirk Schneidawind called on school board members and superintendents to advocate for their students on two important issues: the general education funding formula and the Teacher Shortage Act. Visit https://youtu.be/yqouhPmCEBc or click on … Continue reading

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MSBA Legislative Action Alert: Money on the Funding Formula & Teacher Shortage

MSBA Legislative Action Alert Money on the Funding Formula & Teacher Shortage Tuesday, May 10, 2016   Click here to access a video of MSBA Executive Director Kirk Schneidawind providing an overview of the Action Alert. THIS IS THE TIME … Continue reading

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