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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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“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 at the Capitol — School advocates, officials are loud and clear: We want more funding

The Senate Education Committee and the House Education Finance Committee both heard public testimony Wednesday regarding their respective omnibus education finance bills. During both hearings, public school officials and advocates were unanimous on one issue: the general education funding formula … Continue reading

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Advocate for your students during the legislative break

Right now legislators are at home on spring break. This is an excellent time to advocate on behalf of our students. Connect with your legislators at town hall meetings or call them and grab a cup of coffee. OUR MESSAGE: … Continue reading

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MSBA at the Capitol — MSBA, MASA urge House committee to increase education funding

MSBA Government Relations Director Grace Keliher and Minnesota Association of School Administrators (MASA) Executive Director Gary Amoroso requested additional funding for Minnesota’s public schools during Monday’s House Ways and Means Committee meeting. The House Ways and Means Committee took preliminary … Continue reading

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