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Education committee chairs named for 2017-2018 Legislature

The Minnesota House of Representatives and the Minnesota Senate have named the chairs of their education committees for 2017-2018. In the House, Rep. Jenifer Loon will again serve as the chair of the House Education Finance Committee. Likewise, Rep. Sondra … Continue reading

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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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House adopts amendments, OKs omnibus education bill

The Minnesota House of Representatives passed the House Omnibus K-12 and Higher Education Bill (HF 2749) Monday night on an 84-46 vote. The House Floor session began at 4 p.m. Monday, and as many of you know, there is virtually … Continue reading

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Minnesota House education committee chairs to discuss Omnibus K-12/Higher Education Bill today

  Rep. Jenifer Loon (House Education Finance Committee chair), Rep. Sondra Erickson (House Education Innovation Policy Committee chair) and Rep. Bud Nornes (House Higher Education Policy and Finance Committee chair) are scheduled to discuss the House Omnibus K-12 and Higher Education … Continue reading

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Session Snapshot: Omnibus education policy bills in the works

Session Snapshot Week 4: March 28-April 1 A GLANCE AT THE WEEK Today is the first bill deadline of the 2016 legislative session. All policy bills must have had a hearing in their body of origin by the end of … Continue reading

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Teacher Shortage Act bill moving quickly through the Legislature

HF 3132 passes in House Education Innovation Policy today; moves to House Education Finance Committee Wednesday MSBA’s Teacher Shortage Act was heard in the Minnesota House Education Innovation Policy Committee this morning. Chair Sondra Erickson, chief author of House File (HF … Continue reading

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House Education Policy Committee examines student data privacy bill

The Minnesota House Education Innovation Policy Committee met Thursday to discuss HF 2671 — a bill relating to student data privacy authored by Rep. Eric Lucero. HF 2671 proposes to limit government and third-party access to personally identifiable data about … Continue reading

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