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House committee will discuss MSBA-supported special education paperwork reduction bills today

The House Education Policy Committee is scheduled to hear special education paperwork reduction bills put forward by MSBA and New Ulm Public Schools 10 a.m. today (Monday, February 25). The meeting will be held at the State Office Building (Room … Continue reading

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MSBA to present at two education committees this week

The MSBA Government Relations staff is scheduled to share our association’s Legislative Agenda with two state education committees this week. On Wednesday, MSBA will present at the House Education Policy Committee (2:30 p.m.) and the Senate E-12 Finance and Policy … Continue reading

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USDA publishes final rule for school meals

On December 6, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue empowered local schools with additional options to serve healthy and appealing meals. A final rule on school meal flexibilities, to be published later this month in the Federal Register, increases local flexibility … Continue reading

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MSBA honors Sen. Rosen and Rep. O’Driscoll

MSBA recently presented Sen. Julie Rosen (Vernon Center) and Rep. Tim O’Driscoll (Sartell) with its “Outstanding Legislator of the Year” award for 2018. MSBA officials honored Sen. Rosen and Rep. O’Driscoll for their work during the 2018 legislative session on … Continue reading

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Sen. Pratt’s amendment would delay implementation of new tiered licensure system

Sen. Eric Pratt successfully amended the Senate education omnibus bill (SF 3086) on Tuesday, May 1. Sen. Pratt’s amendment includes language that delays implementation of the new tiered licensure system until September 1, 2018. This delay affects the four tiers, … Continue reading

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House committee to discuss omnibus education bill today

The House Education Finance Committee released its final omnibus education bill (HF4328) on Monday, April 16. The committee is scheduled to review the bill at 1 p.m. today at the State Office Building in St. Paul. Some highlights of the … Continue reading

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School boards’ support helps move BWCAW land swap forward

School districts’ resolutions could result in $4 million in aid from Land and Water Conservation Fund The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW) land swap has taken a step forward. On Wednesday, March 21, the U.S. Congress unveiled its omnibus … Continue reading

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