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Minnesota State provides update on concurrent enrollment faculty qualifications; webinar slated for December 15

In a recent letter sent to MSBA and other education organizations, Minnesota State Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs Ron Anderson provided an update on Minnesota State’s collective response and continued plans to address concurrent enrollment and the Higher … Continue reading

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Cost for dual-credit programs to fall on shoulders of school districts

The Minnesota State Board of Trustees met Wednesday, November 16, to hear an update that 76 percent of all instructors who teach dual-course classes in high school do not meet requirements to have a master’s degree or qualifying credits in … 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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Higher Learning Commission allowing schools to apply for extension for dual-credit program compliance

Source: Higher Learning Commission At its meeting on November 5, the Higher Learning Commission’s Board of Trustees resolved to provide an opportunity for institutions with dual credit programs to apply for extensions related to compliance of faculty in these programs with revisions … Continue reading

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MSBA Executive Director to testify today at credentialing hearing

MSBA Executive Director Kirk Schneidawind is scheduled to testify on behalf of public school boards TODAY at a Joint Higher Education Committee hearing concerning the Higher Learning Commission’s intent to implement additional credentialing standards on high school faculty. The hearing … Continue reading

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Sen. Franken expresses concens over additional credentialing standards

U.S. Sen. Al Franken recently wrote a letter to the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) regarding his concern regarding HLC’s intent to implement additional credentialing standards on high school faculty. Like most school officials, Sen. Franken wrote that he was particularly concerned with this … Continue reading

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