Tag Archives: Kate Maguire

Session Snapshot: Omnibus education policy bills in the works

Session Snapshot Week 4: March 28-April 1 A GLANCE AT THE WEEK Today is the first bill deadline of the 2016 legislative session. All policy bills must have had a hearing in their body of origin by the end of … Continue reading

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Teacher Shortage Act bill moving quickly through the Legislature

HF 3132 passes in House Education Innovation Policy today; moves to House Education Finance Committee Wednesday MSBA’s Teacher Shortage Act was heard in the Minnesota House Education Innovation Policy Committee this morning. Chair Sondra Erickson, chief author of House File (HF … Continue reading

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Teacher shortage video features MSBA’s Denise Dittrich, Osseo Area’s Kate Maguire

Source: Minnesota Senate Media Services YouTube channel Minnesota Senate Media Services released a Session Update video Tuesday, “Addressing the Shortage of Teachers.” Visit https://youtu.be/qcAICbTYzmY to view this video. The video includes some highlights from Tuesday’s Senate Education Committee meeting concerning … Continue reading

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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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MSBA at the Capitol — MSBA advocates for its No. 1 priority: an increase to basic funding formula

MSBA’s Denise Dittrich and more than a dozen school officials testified Wednesday in support of two separate bills proposing a boost in education spending for Minnesota public school students. Sen. John Hoffman’s MSBA-drafted SF 163 and Sen. Greg Clausen’s SF … Continue reading

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