Tag Archives: Minnesota Board of Teaching

Study group explores governance of teacher licensure, development of tiered system

The Legislative Study Group on Educator Licensure met for the fifth time on Tuesday, October 25. The group — made up of six state senators and six state representatives — is discussing concerns raised by the Office of the Legislator … Continue reading

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KMSP News: Judge holds Minnesota Board of Teaching in contempt of court

Source: KMSP-TV The Minnesota Board of Teaching is in contempt of court. A Ramsey County judge made the unusual order on Friday, July 1, saying her “patience is at an end.” The contempt order criticizes the board for not following … Continue reading

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Legislative Auditor: Minnesota’s teacher licensure system is broken, needs changes

Minnesota’s Office of the Legislative Auditor today released its “Minnesota Teacher Licensure” report. Their key finding: “Minnesota’s teacher licensure system is broken and needs significant changes.” In a statement, the Office of the Legislative Auditor wrote: We found that teacher … Continue reading

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Legislative Auditor to release Minnesota Teacher Licensure report on March 4

The Minnesota Office of the Legislative Auditor announced Friday it will release its Minnesota Teacher Licensure program evaluation report on March 4. This appears to be good news on the heels of Wednesday’s somewhat contentious House committee meeting. “We look … 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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