Tag Archives: Gary Amoroso

Senate Education Committee OKs Teacher Shortage Act bill

  During a press conference on Monday, Sen. Chuck Wiger said addressing Minnesota’s teacher shortage crisis would be the “No. 1 priority” for Senate DFLers. On Tuesday, Sen. Wiger and his colleagues — from both parties — in the Senate … Continue reading

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Pension commission approves new mortality assumptions

Source: Minnesota Teachers Retirement Association The Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement (LCPR) met Wednesday and Thursday to hear testimony from the statewide retirement systems and the St. Paul Teachers Retirement Fund Association (SPTRFA) regarding sustainability measures necessitated by improvements … Continue reading

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MSBA executive director leads discussion on concurrent enrollment credentialing at P-20 meeting

MSBA Executive Director Kirk Schneidawind and Minnesota Association of School Administrators (MASA) Executive Director Gary Amoroso requested the Minnesota P-20 Education Partnership discuss the impact of a recent Higher Learning Commission (HLC) decision to enforce credentialing requirements for concurrent enrollment … Continue reading

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MSBA at the Capitol — School advocates, officials are loud and clear: We want more funding

The Senate Education Committee and the House Education Finance Committee both heard public testimony Wednesday regarding their respective omnibus education finance bills. During both hearings, public school officials and advocates were unanimous on one issue: the general education funding formula … Continue reading

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MSBA at the Capitol — MSBA, MASA urge House committee to increase education funding

MSBA Government Relations Director Grace Keliher and Minnesota Association of School Administrators (MASA) Executive Director Gary Amoroso requested additional funding for Minnesota’s public schools during Monday’s House Ways and Means Committee meeting. The House Ways and Means Committee took preliminary … Continue reading

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MSBA at the Capitol — Goodbye, LIFO? Teacher licensure bill heading to the House floor

The House Education Finance Committee passed an amended teacher licensure bill Tuesday 13-7 on a party-line vote. The bill will now be sent to the general register and advance to a vote on the House floor. The bill (HF 2) … Continue reading

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