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Watch MSBA’s Legislative Update Webinar

MSBA Director of Government Relations Denise Dittrich discusses key education issues and the latest legislative action concerning the COVID-19 pandemic during MSBA’s Legislative Update Webinar (recorded March 22, 2020). Click here to access the Legislative Update Webinar recording now. Also, … Continue reading

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2017 legislative session starts today; follow MSBA Advocate, Twitter for updates

The Minnesota House of Representatives and Minnesota Senate both convene at noon today for the beginning of the 2017 legislative session. Stay involved and be an advocate for students by following The MSBA Advocate. Subscribe to The MSBA Advocate via … Continue reading

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Gov. Dayton pocket-vetoes tax bill — what’s next?

As of yesterday at midnight, Gov. Mark Dayton’s pocket veto on the tax bill took effect. By not taking action, the governor is letting the measure expire — abruptly vetoing the entire tax bill. The most important provision in the bill … Continue reading

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MDE releases “Best Practices for 1:1 Device” report to Legislature

The Minnesota Department of Education recently released its “Best Practices for 1:1 Device to Student Programs in K-12 Education” report to the Legislature. This report includes research from existing 1:1 device programs in Minnesota and across the country to determine … Continue reading

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A Long Winding Road for the E-12 Education Omnibus Bill

With 46 hours left in the 2015 Legislative session the House and Senate E-12 conferees wrapped up their work on the HF844 Conference Committee Report in the wee hours of the morning. The Senate and House leadership met behind closed … Continue reading

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Can the Legislature complete its work by Monday’s session deadline?

Adapted (with permission) from an article by the League of Minnesota Cities As we enter the final days of the 2015 regular legislative session, it is unclear whether the Legislature will be able to complete work on the state’s biennial … Continue reading

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