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Educator licensure study group hears concerns from testifiers

The Legislative Study Group on Educator Licensure began their second meeting — held Tuesday, August 23, in St. Paul — with testimony from stakeholders. The testimony consisted of strong opposition to consolidating the governance models for licensure of superintendents and … Continue reading

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Legislative Study Group on Educator Licensure meeting set for 1 p.m. webcast today

The Legislative Study Group on Educator Licensure is slated to meet from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. today (Thursday, July 21) at the Minnesota Senate Building (Room 1200). The meeting is scheduled to be streamed via http://mnsenate.granicus.com/ViewPublisher.php?view_id=1.  The Minnesota Legislature established this 12-member group to recommend how … Continue reading

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Session Snapshot: Testing, teacher shortage, property taxes and more

Session Snapshot Week 2 — March 14-18   A GLANCE AT THE WEEK Week 2 is here and gone — things at the Capitol are definitely fast and furious. Please see a synopsis of the week below by topic. Testing and … Continue reading

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Watch it live! Minnesota House education committees to examine teacher licensure Thursday

The Minnesota House Education Finance Committee and the Minnesota House Education Innovation Policy Committee will discuss teacher licensure laws during a joint hearing at 1 p.m. Thursday, November 5, in Room 200 of the State Office Building. This hearing will … Continue reading

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Minnesota Board of Teaching expands number of basic skills tests for teacher licensure process

Today the Minnesota Board of Teaching adopted two resolutions that will have an impact on teacher licensure. The first resolution established basis of the basic skills tests to be at the level of “career and college ready” rather than the … Continue reading

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MSBA at the Capitol — Committees examine bills relative to assessments, out-of-state licensure, board elections

In the House … In Tuesday’s House Education Innovation Policy Committee, Rep. Peggy Bennett presented HF 1392. This bill proposes to change the statewide system of assessments and high school graduation requirements by requiring computer-adaptive reading and math tests in … Continue reading

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MSBA at the Capitol — House Ways and Means Committee OKs teacher licensure bill

The House Ways and Means Committee approved an amended version of Rep. Jenifer Loon’s teacher licensure bill (HF 2) on Monday. The bill will now be re-referred to the General Register for a vote before the full House of Representatives. … Continue reading

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