Tag Archives: School Trust Lands

Minnesota Office of School Trust Lands announces new website

Source: Minnesota Office of School Trust Lands The Minnesota Office of School Trust Lands is pleased to announce the launch of its new website at http://www.mn.gov/school-trust-lands.  This is the first-ever website devoted to the state’s 3.5 million acres of school … Continue reading

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Send letter of support for School Trust Lands deal by September 17

MSBA hopes you will join us and submit a letter of support for the federal acquisition of the School Trust Lands located within the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW). Nearly 10 percent of lands within the BWCAW are School … Continue reading

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School Trust Lands Director’s Invitation to Outreach Meeting

Aaron Vande Linde, Minnesota school trust lands director, invites you to join him for a national outreach meeting on school trust lands presented by Advocates for School Trust Lands, formerly, Children’s Land Alliance Supporting Schools (CLASS). When: Thursday, January 19, 7 p.m. … Continue reading

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MSBA Session Snapshot: Confirmation of school trust lands director makes history

A glance at Week 9 of the Legislative Session: May 2-6 This week had some history-making, conferees were named, and we are steps closer to the end of the 89th Minnesota Legislature. There are 18 days until session ends. We will take … Continue reading

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Minnesota Senate confirms Aaron Vande Linde as state School Trust Lands director

Aaron Vande Linde was confirmed as the state’s School Trust Lands director at a Senate hearing held during today’s Senate Education Committee meeting. Gov. Mark Dayton formally appointed Vande Linde as director of the School Trust Lands in September 2015. Vande … Continue reading

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Senate OKs supplemental budget bill — includes $85M for broadband, extra $96M for E-12/higher education

From Senate Media Services and MSBA staff On a divided 39-24 vote, the Minnesota Senate approved a supplemental budget bill Thursday that allocates nearly $500 million to several state initiatives. Among the big items, $91 million is designated for programs to … Continue reading

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MSBA Session Snapshot: House omnibus education finance bill will be on House Floor on Monday

Week 7: April 18-22 A Glance at the Week House Omnibus Education Finance Bill The House Omnibus K-12 Education Finance Bill was grouped together with the House Omnibus Higher Education Finance Bill into a single bill (HF 2749). The combined … Continue reading

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