Tag Archives: Sen. Kevin Dahle

MSBA executive director supports bill to fund CAREI’s education research efforts

CAREI — the Center for Applied Research and Educational Improvement — is an independent college-wide center housed at the University of Minnesota that conducts evaluations and research studies on innovative practices and policies in education. The Senate Finance Committee’s Higher … Continue reading

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Teacher shortage video features MSBA’s Denise Dittrich, Osseo Area’s Kate Maguire

Source: Minnesota Senate Media Services YouTube channel Minnesota Senate Media Services released a Session Update video Tuesday, “Addressing the Shortage of Teachers.” Visit https://youtu.be/qcAICbTYzmY to view this video. The video includes some highlights from Tuesday’s Senate Education Committee meeting concerning … Continue reading

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Senate Education Committee OKs Teacher Shortage Act bill

  During a press conference on Monday, Sen. Chuck Wiger said addressing Minnesota’s teacher shortage crisis would be the “No. 1 priority” for Senate DFLers. On Tuesday, Sen. Wiger and his colleagues — from both parties — in the Senate … Continue reading

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Ending state teacher shortage among Senate DFL’s priorities; MSBA’s Teacher Shortage Act bill on docket for Tuesday

Minnesota Senate DFL leaders said ending the state’s teacher shortage crisis is one of its priorities for the 2016 legislative session during a press conference today in St. Paul. “This session we are prioritizing getting more high-quality teachers into the … Continue reading

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MSBA at the Capitol — Senate OKs omnibus education bills; education committee conferees named

On Wednesday, the Senate spent more that six hours debating the omnibus education funding and policy bills. The Senate Education Finance Omnibus bill (SF 811 — authored by Sen. Chuck Wiger) took the major part of the floor session. Amendments … Continue reading

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Senate committee focuses on debt equalization

The Senate Education Committee discussed two bills on school district debt equalization Tuesday. The first bill (SF 490) would provide that any portion of a school district’s eligible debt service revenue that exceeds 10 percent of the district’s adjusted net … Continue reading

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MSBA at the Capitol — Senate DFL leaders highlight education priorities

In the Senate Senate E-12 Education Committee Chairman Chuck Wiger and other DFL senators talked to the press Wednesday about their education agenda for 2015. They highlighted seven education investment priorities: Technology funding to meet the needs of every classroom in … Continue reading

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