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MSBA names recipients for its Outstanding Legislator of 2017 award

The Minnesota School Boards Association (MSBA) recently announced the recipients for its Outstanding Legislator of 2017 award. This year’s honorees are Sen. Greg Clausen (DFL-Apple Valley), Rep. Sondra Erickson (R-Princeton), Rep. Jenifer Loon (R-Eden Prairie), Rep. Carlos Mariani (DFL-St. Paul), … Continue reading

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Minnesota Senate education committees unveiled

The Minnesota Senate recently announced its proposed committee assignments for the 2017 and 2018 legislative sessions. The Senate E-12 Finance Committee will be led by Sen. Carla Nelson (chair) and Sen. Eric Pratt (vice chair). The E-12 Finance Committee is … Continue reading

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Session Daily: “College ready” changes get good grade from House Higher Education Committee

Source: Session Daily The House Higher Education Policy and Finance Committee approved a bill on Tuesday that would require the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) system to determine guidelines for “college-ready” scores on the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments. HF 2586, … Continue reading

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First day of 2016 session — bills for education funding, special board elections introduced

Today was the beginning of the much-anticipated 2016 legislative session. The House released a number of pre-filed bills earlier this year and the Senate released 185 bills today. MSBA members have been gearing up for the session throughout February with … Continue reading

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Education committee hears MDE report on Early Learning Scholarships

The Minnesota Senate Education Committee met Tuesday morning to hear presentations about Early Learning Scholarships. The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) presented its report to the committee. Click here to view the report. The Early Learning Scholarship program, serving children … Continue reading

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MSBA at the Capitol — Licensure bill introduced; school leaders report teacher-supply challenges

In the Senate The Senate E-12 Education Committee heard its first teacher licensure bill of the session Thursday. Authored by Sen. LeRoy Stumpf, SF298 would allow a person teaching under a temporary license for two consecutive years — who does not attain … Continue reading

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