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School Finance Working Group adopts recommendations for report

The Minnesota Department of Education’s School Finance Working Group met virtually Thursday, October 22, to review the ballot results submitted by the members for recommendations. Members had been asked to rank each of the 47 recommendations (based on a scale … Continue reading

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School Finance Working Group set to release recommendations on October 1

The School Finance Working Group is close to ending a year-long mission as it prepares to adopt a final report and recommendations by Thursday, October 1. On September 19, the Racial Equity and Student Support subgroup presented their recommendations – … Continue reading

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School Finance Working Group meeting streaming live today at YouTube

The Minnesota Department of Education’s School Finance Working Group is scheduled to meet virtually at 4 p.m. today (Thursday, September 10) to review the draft report of a reform package proposal. Today’s meeting will be livestreamed on the School Finance … Continue reading

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School Finance Working Group compiles list of preliminary recommendations

The Minnesota Department of Education’s School Finance Working Group is picking up the pace as it approaches finalizing their recommendations. The recommendations the group presented at its August 20 meeting include: Special Education: Reduce the special education funding cross-subsidy Simplify … Continue reading

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School Finance Working Group discusses property tax equalization, basic formula

The Minnesota Department of Education’s School Finance Working Group met August 13 to dig deeper into two key financial pressure points in education funding: property tax equalization and the basic formula. As the School Finance Working Group gets closer to finalizing their recommendations, … Continue reading

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School Finance Working Group discusses inequities, funding streams

Highlights from the School Finance Working Group meeting held Thursday, July 16, included a message from Minnesota Department of Education Commissioner Mary Cathryn Ricker, a look at funding streams that vary across school districts, an update on draft options for … Continue reading

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School Finance Working Group discusses current funding system, trends during inaugural meeting

The School Finance Working Group held its first meeting Saturday, September 21, at the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) in Roseville. After introductions and establishing expectations, the working group discussed its broader charge — to generate a proposal focused on … Continue reading

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