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Publicly funded preschool favored by majority of fair polltakers

Source: Minnesota House of Representatives Public Information Services A majority of those participating in the nonpartisan House Public Information Services state fair poll believe publicly funded preschool should be provided for the state’s youngest learners. They also support exempting Social … Continue reading

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Education Conference Committee Reports moves through the House and the Senate. Next stop is the Governor’s desk.

Education Conference Committee Report moves through the House and the Senate.  Next stop is the  Governor’s desk. After a 3 hour discussion on the E-12 Education Funding and Policy Conference Committee Report, finally at 4:00am Monday morning, House approved the … Continue reading

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MSBA at the Capitol — Universal preschool bills stalls in House committee

In the House … The House Education Policy Innovation Committee had a very full agenda Tuesday that brought the committee back after dinner to finish up work. The committee concluded the discussion on the universal all-day preschool for four-year-olds proposal … 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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MSBA at the Capitol — Senator introduces universal preschool bill

In the Senate — Senate E-12 Budget Division Committee Sen. John Hoffman presented SF6 to the Senate E-12 Budget Division Committee on Wednesday, January 21. His proposal for universal preschool attracted a standing room only crowd — there was strong support for providing funding … Continue reading

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