Tag Archives: Kevin Donovan

Senate committee considers prekindergarten program, one-time technology aid

Sen. Katie Sieben brought forward a school-based, voluntary, four-year-old prekindergarten program bill designed to prepare students for kindergarten. Sen. Sieben presented the bill (SF 3095) during the Senate Finance Committee’s E-12 Budget Division meeting held Wednesday. MSBA and other education … Continue reading

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MSBA, legislative leaders applaud Gov. Dayton’s appointment of School Trust Lands Director

Minnesota School Boards Association (MSBA) officials and state legislators are commending Gov. Mark Dayton today for selecting Aaron Vande Linde as the state’s first School Trust Lands Director on Tuesday, September 8. Visit http://mn.gov/governor/newsroom/pressreleasedetail.jsp?id=102-171242 for official notification. Vande Linde will … Continue reading

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MSBA, school leaders discuss NCLB reauthorization with U.S. Rep. John Kline

Minnesota Congressman John Kline — chairman of the U.S. Education and the Workforce Committee — hosted a round table discussion Friday, August 24, in Burnsville to hear questions and concerns from key education leaders regarding the U.S. Congress’ efforts to … Continue reading

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“If not now, when?” — MSBA, education leaders call on legislative leaders for adequate funding

MSBA, Parents United, the Minnesota Association of School Administrators, Education Minnesota and other prominent education organizations held a press conference Monday in St. Paul to urge state lawmakers to adequately fund public education. With a $1.9 billion state budget surplus … Continue reading

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MSBA president calls on Legislature to increase funding for public education

MSBA President Kevin Donovan called on House and Senate members to increase their funding targets to education during a press conference Monday at the State Office Building in St. Paul. Click on the video below to watch President Donovan’s presentation. … Continue reading

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If not now, when? MSBA taking part in May 4 press conference to advocate for increased education funding

MSBA, Parents United and other education organizations are planning a press conference for Monday, May 4, to highlight the urgent need for the Legislature to fund our schools at a level where there is enough money on the per pupil … Continue reading

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MSBA Board advocates for Minnesota’s schools in Washington, D.C.

The MSBA Board of Directors’ Executive Committee joined more than 700 school board and state school boards association leaders in Washington, D.C., earlier this month to advocate for strong public schools for all students. The MSBA Executive Committee is represented … Continue reading

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