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Education Committees Schedule


Upcoming Meetings

Week of May 1, 2017

Monday, May 01, 2017 8:30 AM      

HF140 Conference Committee (Teacher Licensure Bill)

Room: Basement State Office Building
Chair: Rep. Sondra Erickson, Sen. Eric Pratt

Agenda:

Rep. Erickson has the gavel
House Conferees: Representatives Erickson, Bennett, Mariani
Senate Conferees: Senators Pratt, Housley, Kent
Introduction and Walkthrough of side by side documents
Testimony from the Board of Teaching and the Minnesota Department of Education

Monday, May 01, 2017 3:00 PM  - CANCELLED 

Meeting Time Note: The Committee will convene at 3:00PM or the call of the chair.

Conference Committee on HF890 (Omnibus Education Finance Bill)

Room: 200 State Office Building
Chair: Rep. Jenifer Loon

Agenda:

The House has the gavel.
House Conferees: Loon; Erickson; Kresha; Bennett; Murphy, M.
Senate Conferees: Nelson; Pratt; Weber; Eichorn; Wiger
Agenda to be announced.

Tuesday, May 02, 2017 10:00 AM      

Meeting Time Note: The Committee will meet at 10:00AM or the Call of the Chair. The House has the gavel. House Conferees: Loon; Erickson; Kresha; Bennett; Murphy, M. Senate Conferees: Nelson; Pratt; Weber; Eichorn; Wiger Agenda to be announced.

Conference Committee on HF890 - Omnibus Education Finance Bill

Room: 200 State Office Building
Chair: Rep. Jenifer Loon

Agenda:


Previous Meetings

Week of April 24, 2017

Monday, April 24, 2017 9:00 AM 

Conference Committee on H.F. 4

Chairs: Sen. Roger C. Chamberlain and Rep. Greg Davids
CONFEREES: SENATE: Chamberlain; Senjem; Miller; Dahms; Rest - HOUSE: Davids; Drazkowski; McDonald; Hertaus; Marquart
Room G-15 Capitol
Agenda:  
H.F. 4 Chamberlain Omnibus tax bill.
Same and similar non monetary provisions will be discussed.


Tuesday, April 25, 2017 9:00 AM 

Conference Committee on H.F. 4

Chairs: Sen. Roger C. Chamberlain and Rep. Greg Davids
CONFEREES: SENATE: Chamberlain; Miller; Rest; Dahms; Senjem - HOUSE: Davids; Hertaus; McDonald; Drazkowski; Marquart
Room G-15 Capitol
Agenda:  
H.F. 4 Chamberlain Omnibus tax bill.

 
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 1:00 PM
      

Education Finance

Room: 200 State Office Building
Chair: Rep. Jenifer Loon

Agenda:

Continue review and discussion of omnibus education finance bill.
Chair Loon has the gavel.
House Conferees: Loon (Co-Chair); Erickson; Kresha; Bennett; Murphy, M.
Senate Conferees: Nelson (Co-Chair); Pratt; Weber; Eichorn; Wiger

Wednesday, April 26, 2017  9:30 AM 

Conference Committee on H.F. 4

Chairs: Sen. Roger C. Chamberlain and Rep. Greg Davids
CONFEREES: SENATE: Chamberlain; Miller; Rest; Dahms; Senjem - HOUSE: Davids; Hertaus; McDonald; Drazkowski; Marquart
Room G-15 Capitol
Agenda:  
H.F. 4 Chamberlain Omnibus tax bill.


Thursday, April 27, 2017 8:30 AM 

Conference Committee on H.F. 890 - Education Omnibus Bill

Chairs: Sen. Carla J. Nelson and Rep. Jenifer Loon
CONFEREES: SENATE: Nelson; Pratt; Weber; Eichorn; Wiger - HOUSE: Loon; Erickson; Bennett; Kresha; Murphy
Room 200 State Office Bldg.
Agenda:  
H.F. 890 Nelson Omnibus E-12 education appropriations bill.

Week of April 17, 2017

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 11:30 AM      

Omnibus Education Finance Bill

Room: 200 State Office Building
Chair: Rep. Jenifer Loon

Agenda:

Introductions
The Conference Committee for HF890 will meet to walk through the side by side and tracking sheets of the omnibus education finance bill.
House Conferees: Loon, Erickson, Kresha, Bennett, Murphy M.
Senate Conferees: Nelson, Pratt, Weber, Eichorn, Wiger
The Committee may begin public testimony if time permits.
Committee Documents:
Art.8-Early Childhood and Family Support.pdf
Art.9-Community Education and Prevention.pdf
Art.10-Self-Sufficiency and Lifelong Learning.pdf
Art.11-State Agencies.pdf
Art.12-Forecast Adjustments.pdf
Art.1-General Education.pdf
Art.2-Education Excellence.pdf
Art.3-Teachers.pdf
Art.4-Special Education.pdf
Art.5-Facilities and Technology.pdf
Art.6-Nutrition.pdf
Art.7-Libraries.pdf

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 3:00 PM      

HF 4 Taxes Conference Committee

Room: 15 Capitol
Chair: Rep. Greg Davids

Agenda:

Non-partisan staff will walk through the side-by-side and comparison spreadsheet to highlight differing provisions.

Committee Documents:
17_CombinedTaxes_04-18-17_401 PM.pdf
HF4 comparison.pdf


Thursday, April 20, 2017 1:00 PM or 30 Minutes after the last body adjourns
*** Time and agenda change***

E-12 Education Conference Committee on H.F. 890

Chairs: Sen. Carla J. Nelson and Rep. Jenifer Loon
CONFEREES: SENATE: Nelson; Pratt; Weber; Eichorn; Wiger - HOUSE: Loon; Erickson; Bennett; Kresha; Murphy
Room 200 State Office Bldg.
Continue walk thru and discussion of bill.
Agenda:  
H.F. 890 Nelson Omnibus E-12 education appropriations bill.

Week of March 27

Monday, March 27, 2017 3:00 PM

Senate Committee on E-12 Finance

Chair: Sen. Carla J. Nelson
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:  
S.F. 718 Nelson Early childhood, K-12, and adult education funding provided, and money appropriated. Walk through of the DE amendment for SF718. This will be the education omnibus bill.
Public testimony on the bill's amendment will be taken following its presentation.


Monday, March 27, 2017 3:30 PM   

HouseTaxes

Room: 10 State Office Building
Chair: Rep. Greg Davids

Agenda:

HF890Info Loon Early childhood, K-12, and adult education funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF861Info Torkelson Commercial motor vehicle provisions, highway-rail grade crossing signs, Transportation Department contract preference requirements, and transportation plan due dates modified.
**We will be hearing only the provisions related to the Taxes Committee's jurisdiction

 

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 9:30 AM 
*** Time change***

Senate Committee on E-12 Finance

Chair: Sen. Carla J. Nelson
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:  
S.F. 718 Nelson The DE amendment for SF718, the education omnibus bill.
The Committee will take action on SF 718.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 5:00 PM      

Meeting Time Note: The committee will meet at the call of the chair.

House Ways and Means

Room: 5 State Office Building
Chair: Rep. Jim Knoblach

Agenda:

HF890Info Loon Early childhood, K-12, and adult education funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF861Info Torkelson Commercial motor vehicle provisions, highway-rail grade crossing signs, Transportation Department contract preference requirements, and transportation plan due dates modified.
HF890 - Omnibus Education Finance - will be heard pending referral to the committee.
HF861 -Omnibus Transportation Finance - will be heard pending referral to the committee.

Consideration of amendments to the Budget Resolution

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 8:30 AM 

Senate Committee on Taxes

Chair: Sen. Roger C. Chamberlain
Room 15 Capitol
Agenda:  
S.F. 718 Nelson Early childhood, k-12 and adult education appropriations.
S.F. 2255 Chamberlain School building bond agricultural property tax credit establishment; state general levy modification; income tax subtractions for social security benefits and college savings plans contributions and student loan payments; appropriation.
SF 2255 will become the Omnibus Tax bill after the DE amendment is adopted.

 

Thursday, March 30, 2017 10:00 AM 

Senate Committee on Finance

Chair: Sen. Julie A. Rosen
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

As a committee of second referral, written testimony only will be accepted from the public. Please email to brian.paro@senate.mn by 4PM on Wednesday (please limit to two pages). Agencies wishing to testify are requested to keep comments brief.
Agenda:  
S.F. 718 Nelson Education Finance and Policy Omnibus Bill (pending referral).

Tuesday, April 04, 2017 8:15 AM      

House Education Innovation Policy

Room: 10 State Office Building
Chair: Rep. Sondra Erickson

Agenda:

Presentation of the OLA Evaluation on the Minnesota State High School League

Week of March 20

Monday, March 20, 2017 3:00 PM 

Senate Committee on E-12 Finance

Chair: Sen. Carla J. Nelson
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:  
S.F. 1474 Eichorn Innovation zones for school districts and charter schools creation and appropriation.
S.F. 1898 Pratt Minnesota Center for the Book programming grants appropriation.
S.F. 2165 Nelson Turnaround Arts program appropriation.
S.F. 1189 Nelson Sanneh Foundation low-performing and chronically absent students academic and behavioral interventions grant appropriation.
S.F. 1873 Marty State education system innovative incubator service-learning grants program establishment and appropriations.
S.F. 1747 Anderson, P. Teacher-governed schools grants modifications and appropriations.
S.F. 1367 Benson Court-placed students nonresident tuition rate clarification.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 1:00 PM      

House Education Finance

Room: 5 State Office Building
Chair: Rep. Jenifer Loon

Agenda:

HF1558Info Kresha School district insurance coverage regulated.

Committee Documents:
H1558A2.pdf

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 3:00 PM 

Senate Committee on E-12 Policy

Chair: Sen. Eric R. Pratt
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:  
Office of the Legislative Auditor's Evaluation of Standardized Student
     Testing
     -David Kirchner, Program Evaluation Manager

 

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 1:00 PM      

House Education Finance

Room: 5 State Office Building
Chair: Rep. Jenifer Loon

Agenda:

Agenda to be announced.

Thursday, March 23, 2017 1:00 PM      

House Education Finance

Room: 5 State Office Building
Chair: Rep. Jenifer Loon

Agenda:

Agenda to be announced.


Week of March 13

Monday, March 13, 2017 3:00 PM 

Senate Committee on E-12 Finance

Chair: Sen. Carla J. Nelson
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:  
S.F. 1362 Housley School district bond proceeds use clarification.
S.F. 1556 Nelson Education funding basic formula allowance increase and appropriation.
S.F. 1252 Chamberlain Referendum equalization levy and aid modification.
S.F. 256 Chamberlain K-12 scholarships income tax credit and extension to tuition. SF 256's proponents will be given 15 minutes. Opponents of the bill will also be limited to 15 minutes. As this bill has been previously heard in the Policy Committee, opponents and proponents are encouraged to consolidate their testimony and eliminate duplication.
S.F. 1160 Franzen Gifted and talented funding appropriation increase.


Tuesday, March 14, 2017 1:00 PM
      

House Education Finance

Room: 5 State Office Building
Chair: Rep. Jenifer Loon

Agenda:

HF1906Info Loon Postsecondary Enrollment Options Act provisions modified, and graduation incentives program amended.
HF550Info Koegel Independent School District No. 11, Anoka-Hennepin; fabrication lab grant for the Secondary Technical Education Program funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF149Info Urdahl Minnesota school finance reform effort working group established, and money appropriated.
HF1558Info Kresha School district insurance coverage regulated.
HF1744Info Carlson The Works Museum grant authorized, and money appropriated.
Additional bills may be added.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 3:00 PM 

Senate Committee on E-12 Policy

Chair: Sen. Eric R. Pratt
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:  
S.F. 1367 Benson Court-placed students nonresident tuition rate clarification.
S.F. 959 Housley Federal child and adult care food program administration modification.
S.F. 1346 Ingebrigtsen Child sexual abuse prevention programs establishment; academic standards modification to include child sexual abuse prevention.
S.F. 1845 Nelson Early education access fund establishment, providing for a director, specifying duties and other provisions and appropriation.
S.F. 1241 Clausen E-learning for school days with inclement weather establishment.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 1:00 PM      

House Education Finance

Room: 5 State Office Building
Chair: Rep. Jenifer Loon

Agenda:

HF1825Info Loon Perpich Center for Arts Education abolished; and Education Department position created, conveyance of the Perpich Arts high School and Crosswinds Arts and Science School planned.
HF1963Info Lohmer School district bond proceed use clarified.
HF1886Info Grossell Independent School District No. 36, Kelliher; early repayment aid incentive extended, and money appropriated.
HF2145Info Neu Nonpublic pupil aid calculation modified.
HF1324Info Metsa Education Innovation Partners Cooperative Center appropriation availability extended.
HF2145 (Neu) Nonpublic pupil aid calculation modified - will also be heard.
A technical error is preventing HF2145 from properly appearing on the committee page.
Additional Bills may be added.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 3:00 PM 

Senate Committee on E-12 Finance

Chair: Sen. Carla J. Nelson
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:  
S.F. 1580 Utke Independent school district #36, Kelliher; early repayment aid incentive extension and appropriation.
S.F. 1611 Utke Independent school district #308, Nevis; levy adjustment authorization.
S.F. 1523 Anderson, P. Parent-child home program appropriation.
S.F. 1000 Frentz Children's museum of southern Minnesota grant appropriation.
S.F. 1332 Kiffmeyer School options and advancement revenue establishment and appropriation.
S.F. 1608 Dahms Long-term educational facilities maintenance revenue and capital levies uses clarification; school districts that are members of cooperative units lease levy authority increase.

Thursday, March 16, 2017 8:15 AM      

House Education Innovation Policy

Room: 10 State Office Building
Chair: Rep. Sondra Erickson

Agenda:

Presentation of the OLA Evaluation on Standardized Testing

Thursday, March 16, 2017 1:00 PM      

House Education Finance

Room: 5 State Office Building
Chair: Rep. Jenifer Loon

Agenda:

HF1997Info Kresha Early learning scholarship program child eligibility modified, early learning scholarship program administration modified, targeted home visiting grant program for high-risk populations established, and money appropriated.
HF1338Info Thissen Third-party reimbursement for special education evaluation modified.
HF2259Info Loon Early education access fund established, director of early education and development established, enhanced coordination of early education and development programs provided, early education resources hubs authorized, report required, early education programs transferred to the director of early education and development, and money appropriated.
HF1217Info Kiel State reimbursement for each school lunch served increased by five cents.
HF1663Info Erickson Alternative teacher preparation and compensation programs modified, Teacher Shortage Task Force created, concurrent enrollment teacher program expanded, report required, and money appropriated.
HF1491Info Loon Early learning scholarship program administration modified, and commissioner prohibited from designating scholarships for use in predetermined qualifying programs.
HF1382Info Nornes Regional public library systems state aid formula modified; funding increased for regional public library systems and multicounty, multitype libraries, and money appropriations.
HF1684Info Sandstede School readiness program appropriations increased.
HF654Info Drazkowski Reverse referendum for property tax levies allowed.
HF1338 (Thissen) will be heard pending referral to the Education Finance Committee.
HFXXXX(Jurgens) will be heard pending referral to the Education Finance Committee.
Additional Bills may be added.
Committee Documents:
H2259DE6.pdf
H1663A5.pdf

Thursday, March 16, 2017 3:00 PM 

Senate Committee on E-12 Policy

Chair: Sen. Eric R. Pratt
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:
To be announced.

Friday, March 17, 2017 9:00 AM      

House Education Finance

Room: 5 State Office Building
Chair: Rep. Jenifer Loon

Agenda:

To be determined.
Agenda to be announced.

Friday, March 17, 2017 9:00 AM 

Senate Committee on E-12 Finance

Chair: Sen. Carla J. Nelson
Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:  
This hearing is anticipated to conclude by 12:00. Testimony on bills
     previously discussed in Education Policy Committee may be limited.
S.F. 1885 Nelson School districts foundation and incentive revenue establishment and appropriation.
S.F. 1475 Pratt Statewide MCA and MTAS testing participation financial incentives to school districts authorization.
S.F. 1567 Pratt African-American registry teacher preparation funding appropriation.
S.F. 1792 Nelson Adult basic education funding increase; supplemental aid creation and appropriation.
S.F. 1698 Nelson Minnesota Children's museum and Minnesota Children's Museum, Rochester grant appropriation.
S.F. 2094 Nelson Special education activities funding increase and appropriation.
S.F. 609 Dahms Southwest Minnesota state university special education teacher education program additional school employee participation authorization.
S.F. 1222 Pratt Prekindergarten through grade 12 education miscellaneous provisions modifications.
S.F. 4 Pratt Professional educator licensing and standards board establishment; teacher licensing and support personnel licensing and credentialing authority transfer.
 

Week of March 6

Monday, March 06, 2017 3:00 PM 

Senate Committee on E-12 Finance

Chair: Sen. Carla J. Nelson
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:  
S.F. 1419 Relph Promise Neighborhood of Central Minnesota programming expansion grant appropriation.
S.F. 1206 Senjem Education equalization aid modifications; debt service equalization aid program state aid increase; education referendum equalization revenue aid and levy calculation modification and appropriation.
S.F. 1555 Nelson Increase teachers of color act funding; American Indian teacher and teachers of color goal increase and appropriations.
S.F. 1558 Nelson Nonpublic students aid calculation modification.
S.F. 1207 Nelson Special education evaluation third-party reimbursement authorization.

Tuesday, March 07, 2017 8:15 AM      

House Education Innovation Policy

Room: 10 State Office Building
Chair: Rep. Sondra Erickson

Agenda:

HF1376Info Erickson Prekindergarten through grade 12 education provisions modified.
HF1944Info Nash Career and technical education provided, high school apprenticeship pilot program established with a refundable income tax credit for employers, report required, and money appropriated.
HF1906Info Loon Postsecondary Enrollment Options Act provisions modified, and graduation incentives program amended.
**Bills May Be Added**
**In the event that our hearing is not finished during the regularly scheduled committee time, we will recess and reconvene at 5PM in 300S**
Overview and testimony of the HF1376 author's delete all amendment to make it the omnibus education policy bill. The amendment will be posted Monday, March 6th at 8:15AM. The amendment deadline will be noon Wednesday, March 8th.
Testimony will follow the overview. If you would like to testify on the delete all, please contact Andrew Hasek at andrew.hasek@house.mn. Testimony will be limited to 2 minutes per person. There will be no action on the DE amendment at this hearing.
Committee Documents:
H1376DE1.pdf
H1906A2.pdf

Tuesday, March 07, 2017 1:00 PM      

House Education Finance

Room: 5 State Office Building
Chair: Rep. Jenifer Loon

Agenda:

HF268Info Theis Academic and behavioral interventions for low-performing and chronically absent students grants authorized, and money appropriated.
HF670Info Scott Compensatory revenue pilot project made permanent.
HF1661Info Lee Graduation incentives program eligibility modified.
HF1874Info Poston Collaborative urban educator program funding provided, and money appropriated.
Committee Documents:
H1874A3.pdf

Tuesday, March 07, 2017 3:00 PM 

Senate Committee on E-12 Policy

Chair: Sen. Eric R. Pratt
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:  
S.F. 1582 Chamberlain Charter school authorizers change authorization.
S.F. 1171 Pratt Charter schools policy and technical provisions modifications.
S.F. 1476 Pratt School board proceedings posted online authorization; school referendum notice requirement modification.
S.F. 1071 Pratt School districts grants application procedure clarification.
S.F. 1471 Pratt Student assessment results availability to school district and teachers requirement.
S.F. 1663 Nelson Early learning scholarship program child eligibility and administration modifications and appropriations.
**Bills may be added or removed, as needed. The order of bills may change
     as needed.**

Wednesday, March 08, 2017 1:00 PM      

House Education Finance

Room: 5 State Office Building
Chair: Rep. Jenifer Loon

Agenda:

HF485Info Anderson Agricultural educator grant program established, and money appropriated.
HF1024Info Urdahl Small schools revenue calculation modified.
HF1220Info Grossell Independent School District No. 308, Nevis; levy adjustment to be spread over more than one year authorized.
HF1428Info Daudt Nonresident tuition rate clarified for court-placed students.
HF786Info Davids Maximum effort capital loan additional early repayments authorized.
HF1680Info Bennett Academic standards modified, child sexual abuse programs established, and report required.

Wednesday, March 08, 2017 3:00 PM 

Senate Committee on E-12 Finance

Chair: Sen. Carla J. Nelson
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:  
S.F. 711 Pratt Education partnerships coalition fund establishment and appropriation.
S.F. 453 Chamberlain Dyslexia and literacy specialist employment and grant program establishment and appropriation.
S.F. 855 Torres Ray Students with limited or interrupted formal education additional funding appropriation.
S.F. 1056 Nelson High school advanced placement and international baccalaureate (IB) program offerings in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) student notification requirement; grants authorization and appropriations.
S.F. 1397 Nelson Educational stability program for students in foster care establishment and appropriation.

Thursday, March 09, 2017 8:15 AM      

House Education Innovation Policy

Room: 10 State Office Building
Chair: Rep. Sondra Erickson

Agenda:

HF1376Info Erickson Prekindergarten through grade 12 education provisions modified.
HF2259Info Loon Early education access fund established, director of early education and development established, enhanced coordination of early education and development programs provided, early education resources hubs authorized, report required, early education programs transferred to the director of early education and development, and money appropriated.
***In the event that our hearing is not finished during the regularly scheduled committee time, we will recess and reconvene at 3:15PM in Room 10**

**Testifiers on HF2259 will be limited to 2 minutes per person.**

**Bills Be Added**

Mark-up/action on omnibus education policy bill. There will not be testimony on the education policy omnibus on this day.
Committee Documents:
H1376DE1.pdf
H1376A13.pdf
H1376A2.pdf
H1376A3.pdf
H1376A4.pdf
H1376A5.pdf
H1376A8.pdf
H1376A11.pdf
H2259A2.pdf

Thursday, March 09, 2017 1:00 PM      

House Education Finance

Room: 5 State Office Building
Chair: Rep. Jenifer Loon

Agenda:

HF140Info Erickson Teacher licensing system restructured, Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board established, all teacher licensing and support personnel licensing and credentialing authority transferred to the Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board, rulemaking provided, report required, and money appropriated.
HF140 (Erickson) will be heard pending referral from the Public Safety and Security Policy and Finance Committee.
Attachments:

Thursday, March 09, 2017 3:00 PM 

Senate Committee on E-12 Policy

Chair: Sen. Eric R. Pratt
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:  
S.F. 1510 Goggin Public schools monthly utility consumption data maintenance requirement.
S.F. 1756 Utke Alternative teacher preparation grant program establishment and appropriation.
S.F. 1475 Pratt Statewide MCA and MTAS testing participation financial incentives to school districts authorization.
S.F. 1281 Eichorn Public school students to attend courses at nonpublic schools authorization.
S.F. 1474 Eichorn Innovation zones for school districts and charter schools creation and appropriation.
**Bills may be added or removed, as needed. The order of bills may
     change, as needed.**
     
     Please contact the committee administrator Tricia Elite at
     tricia.elite@senate.mn by 3pm on March 8th, if you want to testify.

Friday, March 10, 2017 1:00 PM 

Senate Committee on E-12 Policy

Chair: Sen. Eric R. Pratt
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:  
S.F. 1222 Pratt Prekindergarten through grade 12 education miscellaneous provisions modifications.
S.F. 1222 will serve as our policy omnibus. The A-1 delete-all amendment
     has been posted, but changes may be made following the hearing of several
     bills in committee today.
     If you would like to testify, please contact the Committee Administrator
     at tricia.elite@senate.mn by Friday, March 10th at 9 AM. Please note,
     testimony may have to be limited, as needed.

Week of February 27

Monday, February 27, 2017 3:00 PM 

Senate Committee on E-12 Finance

Chair: Sen. Carla J. Nelson
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:  
S.F. 1038 Weber School lunch aid state reimbursement increase and appropriation.
S.F. 1033 Dahms Regional public library systems state aid formula modification; regional public library systems and multicounty, multitype libraries appropriation increase.
S.F. 618 Dahms Agricultural educator grant program establishment and appropriation.
S.F. 859 Senjem Girl Scouts River Valley ConnectZ program grant appropriation.
S.F. 945 Nelson General education aid calculation clarification.

 

S.F. 1356 Wiklund The Works Museum grant appropriation.

 

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 8:15 AM      

House Education Innovation Policy

Room: 10 State Office Building
Chair: Rep. Sondra Erickson

Agenda:

HF1398Info Jessup General education development term modified.
HF1478Info Loon Unrequested leave of absence provisions modified.
HF547Info Fenton Child and Adult Care Food Program administration by the Health Department provided.
HF149Info Urdahl Minnesota school finance reform effort working group established, and money appropriated.
**In the case that our hearing is not finished during the regularly scheduled committee time, we will recess and reconvene at 5PM in Room 5**
**If you plan to testify, please email Andrew Hasek - andrew.hasek@house.mn - due to time constraints, we will be limiting testimony to 2 minutes per person.**
**Bills May Be Added**
**Bills May Be In Any Order**

 

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 1:00 PM      

House Education Finance

Room: 5 State Office Building
Chair: Rep. Jenifer Loon

Agenda:

HF1289Info Erickson School districts encouraged to notify high school students of advanced placement and international baccalaureate program offerings in science, technology, engineering, and math; grants authorized; and money appropriated.
HF1476Info Dettmer Starbase MN program funding provided, and money appropriated.
Alicia Simpson - Robinson, Astronaut Preparation Manager, NASA, and a Minneapolis South High School graduate, will be speaking to the Committee about STEM education and what inspired her to go into engineering.

HF1289 (Erickson) will be heard pending referral from the Education Innovation Policy Committee.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 3:00 PM 
*** Agenda Addition(s)***

Senate Committee on E-12 Policy

Chair: Sen. Eric R. Pratt
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:  
S.F. 264 Franzen Federal Every Student Succeeds Act funding for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) activities.
S.F. 1070 Dahms Innovative delivery of career and technical education programs and sharing of district resources codification and permanency.
S.F. 1061 Cwodzinski Civics class completion for high school graduation requirement.
S.F. 333 Wiger Nationally normed college entrance exam for high school graduation requirement.
S.F. 953 Nelson General education development term modification.

Wednesday, March 01, 2017 1:00 PM      

House Education Finance

Room: 5 State Office Building
Chair: Rep. Jenifer Loon

Agenda:

HF631Info Rarick Youth skills training program established, reports required, and money appropriated.
HF831Info Loon Extended time revenue linked to basic formula allowance.
HF843Info Mariani Extended time revenue linked to basic formula allowance.

Wednesday, March 01, 3:00 PM

Senate Committee on E-12 Finance

Chair: Sen. Carla J. Nelson
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:  
S.F. 204 Latz Community education revenue program increase.
S.F. 7 Wiger Full-service community schools grants appropriation.
S.F. 1300 Eichorn Educational Innovation Partners Cooperative Center appropriation availability extension.
S.F. 857 Torres Ray Extended time revenue link to basic formula allowance.
S.F. 954 Nelson Extended time revenue charter school calculation modification.

Thursday, March 02, 2017 8:15 AM      

House Education Innovation Policy

Room: 10 State Office Building
Chair: Rep. Sondra Erickson

Agenda:

HF485Info Anderson Agricultural educator grant program established, and money appropriated.
HF535Info Baker Independent School District No. 347, Willmar; on-site education programs qualified as learning year programs, and money appropriated.
HF1663Info Erickson Alternative teacher preparation and compensation programs modified, Teacher Shortage Task Force created, concurrent enrollment teacher program expanded, report required, and money appropriated.
HF1083Info Anselmo Open enrollment priorities modified.
HF1421Info Drazkowski Snow day policy adoption by school boards authorized, and e-learning days for school days with inclement weather authorized.
Bill(s) Removed:
HF1668Info Poston Early learning programs' eligibility to accept scholarships modified.
**Bills May Be Added or Rolled Over to our hearing on Friday, March 3rd.**
**Bills May Be Heard in Any Order**

Thursday, March 02, 2017 8:30 AM 

Senate Committee on Taxes

Chair: Sen. Roger C. Chamberlain
Room 15 Capitol
Agenda:  
S.F. 416 Nelson K-12 education expense individual income tax credit increase and inflation adjustment.
S.F. 774 Nelson Apprenticeship training facilities tax exemption criteria modification.
S.F. 1166 Eichorn Income tax education-related expenses definition expansion to include broadband subscription expenses.
S.F. 165 Clausen Refundable student loan income tax credit authorization and appropriation.
S.F. 941 Miller Student loan payments refundable income tax credit.
S.F. 524 Pratt Masters degree in teacher licensure refundable income tax credit authorization.
S.F. 947 Anderson, P. Education expense income tax credit and deduction application to prekindergarten expenses.

Thursday, March 02, 2017 1:00 PM      

House Education Finance

Room: 5 State Office Building
Chair: Rep. Jenifer Loon

Agenda:

HF1801Info Loon Parent-child home program funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1612Info Hoppe Pupil transportation services fully funded, and money appropriated.
HF1449Info Anselmo Minnesota Children's Museum funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1190Info Johnson Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota funding provided, and money appropriated.

Thursday, March 02, 2017 3:00 PM 

Senate Committee on E-12 Policy

Chair: Sen. Eric R. Pratt
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:  
S.F. 1338 Johnson, M. Academic and behavioral strategist license inclusion in special education teacher licensing process authorization.
S.F. 4 Pratt Teacher licensure system restructuring planning requirement.
If you would like to testify on S.F. 4, please contact Tricia Elite at
     tricia.elite@senate.mn no later than 3pm on Wednesday, March 1st.
 
     **Updated language for the S.F. 4 delete all amendment has been added**

Friday, March 03, 2017 9:00 AM      

House Education Innovation Policy

Room: 10 State Office Building
Chair: Rep. Sondra Erickson

Agenda:

HF1339Info Erickson Assistive technology plans provided.
HF1426Info Lee Teacher preparation program summary results disaggregated by race.
HF1680Info Bennett Academic standards modified, child sexual abuse programs established, and report required.
HF1825Info Loon Perpich Center for Arts Education abolished; and Education Department position created, conveyance of the Perpich Arts high School and Crosswinds Arts and Science School planned.
HF1937Info Erickson Open enrollment priorities modified.
**Bills May Be Added or Rolled Over From The Previous Hearing**

**Bills May Be In Any Order**

**Testimony will be limited to 2 minutes per person per bill on all bills - if you plan to testify, please notify Committee Administrator Andrew Hasek - andrew.hasek@house.mn**


Week of February 20

Monday, February 20, 2017 3:00 PM 

Senate Committee on E-12 Finance

Chair: Sen. Carla J. Nelson
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:  
S.F. 709 Miller Maximum effort school capital loans additional early repayments authorization.
S.F. 722 Nelson Charter school lease aid pupil unit count calculation to include pupil time spent in postsecondary enrollment option courses.
S.F. 13 Wiger Singing-based pilot program to improve student reading and appropriation.
S.F. 944 Nelson School district operating capital levy clarification.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 8:15 AM      

House Education Innovation Policy

Room: 10 State Office Building
Chair: Rep. Sondra Erickson

Agenda:

HF1107Info Erickson District procedures to apply for grants clarified.
HF140Info Erickson Teacher licensure system restructuring planning required.
**Bills May Be Added**
**In the case that our hearing is not finished during the regularly scheduled committee time, we will recess and reconvene at 5PM in Room 5**
**A DE Amendment will be posted in accordance with our amendment deadline of 3PM the day before our committee meets. The DE will serve as the new language for HF140 , once amended, and will mirror HF1079 . Amendments can be drafted to HF1079 .**
**If you plan to testify on the DE amendment, please email Andrew Hasek - andrew.hasek@house.mn - due to time constraints, we will be limiting testimony to 2 minutes per person**
Committee Documents:
H0140DE1_1.pdf

     

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 1:00 PM      

House Education Finance

Room: 5 State Office Building
Chair: Rep. Jenifer Loon

Agenda:

Overview of Compensatory Revenue

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 3:00 PM 

  

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 3:00 PM

Senate Committee on E-12 Policy

Chair: Sen. Eric R. Pratt
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:  
S.F. 453 Chamberlain Dyslexia and literacy specialist employment and grant program establishment and appropriation.
S.F. 587 Dahms School district annual food service management contract additional renewal authorization.
S.F. 736 Pratt Character development education responsibilities modification.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 1:00 PM      

House Education Finance

Room: 5 State Office Building
Chair: Rep. Jenifer Loon

Agenda:

HF734Info Haley Education partnerships enhanced, youth development promoted, education partnerships coalition fund established, and money appropriated.
HF946Info Loon Operating capital levy clarified.
HF947Info Loon General education aid calculation clarified.
HF734 (Haley) will be heard pending referral from the Education Innovation Policy Committee.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 3:00 PM 

Senate Committee on E-12 Finance

Chair: Sen. Carla J. Nelson
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:  
S.F. 877 Relph Approved recovery programs increase and pupil transportation services grant expenditures authorization.
S.F. 494 Lang Independent school district #347, Willmar; Prairie Lakes education center and Lake Park school on-site education programs designation as learning year programs requirement.
S.F. 1026 Housley Pupil transportation services full funding authorization and appropriation.
S.F. 936 Weber School district telecommunications full funding; Internet access equity aid program renamed to K-12 broadband equity aid program and appropriation.

Thursday, February 23, 2017 8:15 AM      

House Education Innovation Policy

Room: 10 State Office Building
Chair: Rep. Sondra Erickson

Agenda:

HF1254Info Baker Propane school buses and fueling station rebates provided, and Pollution Control Agency rebate program established.
HF1289Info Erickson School districts encouraged to notify high school students of advanced placement and international baccalaureate program offerings in science, technology, engineering, and math; grants authorized; and money appropriated.
HF1376Info Erickson Prekindergarten through grade 12 education provisions modified.
**Bills May Be Added**
**Bills May Be Heard in Any Order**

  

Thursday, February 23, 2017 3:00 PM 
*** Agenda Addition(s)***

Senate Committee on E-12 Policy

Chair: Sen. Eric R. Pratt
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:  
S.F. 1222 Pratt Prekindergarten through grade 12 education miscellaneous provisions modifications.
S.F. 768 Clausen School-linked mental health services funding increase; school staff and program development; intermediate school districts program evaluation and alternative learning centers (ALC) additional supports; appropriations.

Week of February 13, 2017

Monday, February 13, 2017 3:00 PM 

Senate Committee on E-12 Finance

Chair: Sen. Carla J. Nelson
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:  
S.F. 718 Nelson Early childhood, k-12 and adult education appropriations. Presentations by Terry Wilding, Superintendent, Minnesota State Academies and the Perpich Center for Arts Education.
Following presentation of the budget bill public testimony will be taken.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 8:15 AM      

House Education Innovation Policy

Room: 10 State Office Building
Chair: Rep. Sondra Erickson

Agenda:

HF675Info Quam Schools allowed to maintain a supply of asthma inhalers.
HF538Info Christensen Third grade students who do not read at grade level personal learning plan required, and student who does not meet high school standards required to be informed that admission to a public school is free until age 21.
HF281Info Bly Language proficiency requirements for students studying Latin clarified.
HF341Info Thissen Strategies pursued to prevent over-enrollment of minority students and English learners in special education, dismissing more minority students than other students with disabilities, or placing more minority students in settings other than general education classrooms; and cultural competency emphasized.
**Bills May Be Added**

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 1:00 PM      

House Education Finance

Room: 5 State Office Building
Chair: Rep. Jenifer Loon

Agenda:

HF719Info Peterson Minnesota math corps program funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF646Info Bennett Minnesota reading corps program funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF602Info Anderson Education expense credit and deduction applied to expenditures for prekindergarten expenses.
HF574Info Urdahl Refundable credit for attaining a master's degree in a teacher's licensure field provided.
HF832Info Mariani College level examination program funding reinstated, and money appropriated.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 3:00 PM 

Senate Committee on E-12 Policy

Chair: Sen. Eric R. Pratt
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
S.F. 574 Senjem Asthma inhalers schools and districts stock supply authorization.
S.F. 504 Clausen High school teachers dual enrollment instruction authorization.
S.F. 570 Nelson Postsecondary enrollment options (PSEO) act provisions modifications; graduation incentives program modifications.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 1:00 PM      

House Education Finance

Room: 5 State Office Building
Chair: Rep. Jenifer Loon

Agenda:

HF379Info Swedzinski Southwest Minnesota State University additional school employee participation authorized for special education teacher program, and appropriation extended.
HF689Info Erickson School district science, technology, engineering, and math course funding provided; and money appropriated.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 3:00 PM 

Senate Committee on E-12 Finance

Chair: Sen. Carla J. Nelson
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:  

Testimony related to TRA funding and unfunded liabilities, adequacy of Governor’s proposed aid (in SF 718) and anticipated implications of pension debt on future K-12 committee and school district budgets.
     
     Testimony from:
     The Teacher Retirement Association;
     The St Paul Teacher Retirement Fund Association;
     The Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement;
     The Minnesota Center for Fiscal Excellence

St Paul TRFA 02-7-2017 - Presentation 2017 Overview (PDF)

Thursday, February 16, 2017 8:15 AM      

House Education Innovation Policy

Room: 10 State Office Building
Chair: Rep. Sondra Erickson

Agenda:

HF734Info Haley Education partnerships enhanced, youth development promoted, education partnerships coalition fund established, and money appropriated.
HF1048Info Erickson Commissioner mandates reduced; and schools empowered with relation to innovation zones, world's best workforce, advanced academic credit, and textbooks loaned to nonpublic students
HF905Info Kresha School disciplinary actions modified.
HF998Info Gruenhagen Minnesota's special education system cost-benefit analysis required, and report required.
HF652Info Kresha School district authorized to renew an annual food service management contract up to three additional times.
Bill(s) Removed:
HF668Info Daniels Dyslexia and literacy specialist required, and money appropriated.
**Bills May Be Added**

**Bills May Be Heard in Any Order**

Thursday, February 16, 2017 1:00 PM      

House Education Finance

Room: 5 State Office Building
Chair: Rep. Jenifer Loon

Agenda:

HF489Info Fenton Minnesota Principals Academy grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
Overview of Q Comp

Thursday, February 16, 2017 3:00 PM 

Senate Committee on E-12 Policy

Chair: Sen. Eric R. Pratt
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:  
S.F. 711 Pratt Education partnerships coalition fund establishment and appropriation.

 

Week of February 6, 2017

Monday, February 06, 2017 3:00 PM 

Senate Committee on E-12 Finance

Chair: Sen. Carla J. Nelson
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:  
S.F. 158 Clausen Science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) based courses school district grants appropriation.
S.F. 305 Utke Minnesota principals academy appropriation.
S.F. 310 Weber Rural career and technical education consortium establishment and appropriation.
S.F. 443 Nelson Minnesota reading corps program appropriation.
S.F. 489 Nelson Compensatory education revenue pilot project permanency authorization.
S.F. 312 Weber Independent school district #402, Hendricks; general reciprocity agreement exemption.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017, 8:15 AM      

House Education Innovation Policy

Room: 10 State Office Building
Chair: Rep. Sondra Erickson

Agenda:

HF602Info Anderson Education expense credit and deduction applied to expenditures for prekindergarten expenses.
HF574Info Urdahl Refundable credit for attaining a master's degree in a teacher's licensure field provided.
HF731Info Erickson Civics testing added to required curriculum.
**Bills May Be Added**

Committee Documents:
H0574A1.pdf

Tuesday, February 07, 2017 3:00 PM 

Senate Committee on E-12 Policy

Chair: Sen. Eric R. Pratt
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:  
Presentation of the Office of the Legislative Auditor's Evaluation of
     Minnesota Teacher Licensure
     -Judy Randall, Deputy Legislative Auditor, Program Evaluation Division
 

Tuesday, February 07, 2017 1:00 PM      

House Education Finance

Room: 5 State Office Building
Chair: Rep. Jenifer Loon

Agenda:

Overview of Governor's proposed education budget and public testimony on the bill.
Committee Documents:
Governor's Proposed Education Budget.pdf

Tuesday, February 07, 2017 3:00 PM 

Senate Committee on E-12 Policy

Chair: Sen. Eric R. Pratt
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:  
Presentation of the Office of the Legislative Auditor's Evaluation of
     Minnesota Teacher Licensure
     -Judy Randall, Deputy Legislative Auditor, Program Evaluation Division

Wednesday, February 08, 2017 1:00 PM      

House Education Finance

Room: 5 State Office Building
Chair: Rep. Jenifer Loon

Agenda:

Continued public testimony on the Governor's proposed education budget.

Wednesday, February 08, 2017 3:00 PM 

Senate Committee on E-12 Finance

Chair: Sen. Carla J. Nelson
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:  
S.F. 189 Kiffmeyer General education disparity aid creation for school districts with low general education revenue and low property wealth per pupil and appropriation.
S.F. 186 Wiger Student transitions between middle school and high school grants appropriation.
S.F. 442 Anderson, P. Math corps program appropriation.
S.F. 718 Nelson Early childhood, k-12 and adult education appropriations.

Thursday, February 09 8:15 AM      

House Education Innovation Policy

Room: 10 State Office Building
Chair: Rep. Sondra Erickson

Agenda:

HF836Info Erickson Character development education responsibilities modified.
**Bills May Be Added**
Update from Minneapolis Public Schools & St. Paul Public Schools on Student Misconduct & Disciplinary Issues
Presentation of the Student Discipline Working Group Report
Committee Documents:
Student Discipline Working Group Report.pdf

Thursday, February 09, 2017 1:00 PM      

House Education Finance

Room: 5 State Office Building
Chair: Rep. Jenifer Loon

Agenda:

HF255Info Anderson K-12 education expense credit modified, credit amount and income phaseout increased, and credit phaseout threshold adjusted for inflation.
HF386Info Kresha K-12 scholarship donation credit provided, and K-12 education credit extended to tuition.
HF387Info Knoblach K-12 education expense subtraction and credit modified, credit extended to tuition, subtraction and credit amounts increased, income phaseout increased, and credit adjusted for inflation.
Committee Documents:
H0386A3.pdf

Thursday, February 09, 2017 3:00 PM 

Senate Committee on E-12 Policy

Chair: Sen. Eric R. Pratt
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:  
Presentation on ESSA and World's Best Workforce by Education Commissioner
     Brenda Cassellius
Week of January 30, 2017

Monday, January 30, 2017 3:00 pm

Senate Committee on E-12 Finance

Chair: Sen. Carla J. Nelson
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:  
Career and Technical Education
         Presenters: Minnesota State, Minnesota Department of Education, Local Consortia Leaders and Partners
           1)Minnesota's consortium model for secondary/postsecondary delivery of Career and Technical Education
     2)Overview of Goals, Successes, and Challenges
     3)Program Examples

Tuesday, January 31, 2017 8:15 AM      

House Education Innovation Policy

Room: 10 State Office Building
Chair: Rep. Sondra Erickson

Agenda:

Presentation of the Minnesota Department of Education's World's Best Workforce Legislative Report
Presentation of the Minnesota Department of Education's Special Education Statewide Average Expenditure Report



Wednesday, February 01, 2017 1:00 PM      

House Education Finance

Room: 5 State Office Building
Chair: Rep. Jenifer Loon

Agenda:

Overview of Special Education

Wednesday, February 01, 2017 3:00 PM 

Senate Committee on E-12 Finance

Chair: Sen. Carla J. Nelson
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:  
Career and Technical Partnerships
     
     Presenters: Minnesota State, Minnesota Department of Education, Local Consortia
     1)Overview of work-based learning, program advisory committees and partnerships
     2)Career and Technical Student Organizations
     3)Program Examples

 

Thursday, February 02, 2017 8:15 AM      

House Education Innovation Policy

Room: 10 State Office Building
Chair: Rep. Sondra Erickson

Agenda:

Presentation on the Career & Technical Educator Licensing Task Force Report.
Presentations from the Minnesota Agricultural Education Leadership Council, Bloomington Career & College Academy, Osseo Public Schools, and the 916 Career & Tech Center on their Career & Technical Education programs.

Thursday, February 02, 2017 9:00 AM 

Focus Five and Under Working Group

Chair: Sen. Jerry Relph
Room 2308 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Co-Chairs Sen. Jerry Relph and Sen. John Hoffman
Agenda:
To be announced.

Thursday, February 02, 2017 1:00 PM      

House Education Finance

Room: 5 State Office Building
Chair: Rep. Jenifer Loon

Agenda:

Minnesota Department of Education Budget Overview

Thursday, February 02, 2017 3:00 PM 

Senate Committee on E-12 Policy

Chair: Sen. Eric R. Pratt
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:  

Presentation of the MDE Student Discipline Working Group Report by:
     Mark French, Minnesota Elementary School Principal's Association
     Marika Pfefferkorn, Minnesota Education Equity Partnership


Week of January 23, 2017


Monday, January 23, 2017 3:00 PM 

*** Agenda Addition(s)***

Senate Committee on E-12 Finance

Chair: Sen. Carla J. Nelson
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:  
Reading proficiently by grade 3
       
     Minnesota Dept of Education
     Beth Aune, Ph.D. Director, Division of Academic Standards and Instructional Effectiveness
     Cory Stai, M.Ed. Reading Specialist
    
     Decoding Dyslexia MN
     Rachel Berger
     Heather Smythe
        
     The Reading Center/Dyslexia Institute of MN
     Cindy Russell, Executive Director
         
     ServeMinnesota/Reading Corp.
     David Parker, Ph.D, Research Director, ServeMinnesota
     Peter Nelson, Ph.D, Assistant Research Director, ServeMinnesota

 

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 8:15 AM      

House Education Innovation Policy

Room: 200 State Office Building
Chair: Rep. Sondra Erickson

Agenda:

HF386Info Kresha K-12 scholarship donation credit provided, and K-12 education credit extended to tuition.
Overview of Open Enrollment, PSEO, Charter Schools, AP/IB Programs, Concurrent Enrollment, and other general education topics by House Research
**If you plan to testify on HF386 , please email Andrew Hasek - andrew.hasek@house.mn**
**Language for HF386 will be posted to our committee page**
Committee Documents:
CP-A01_1.pdf
CP-A02.pdf
CP-A03.pdf
CP-A04.pdf
CP-A05.pdf
CP-A06.pdf
CP-A08.pdf
H0386A1.pdf
HF386Language.pdf

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 1:00 PM      

House Education Finance

Room: 5 State Office Building
Chair: Rep. Jenifer Loon

Agenda:

Agenda:

HF386 (Kresha) K-12 scholarship donation credit provided, and K-12 education credit extended to tuition.
***This is an informational hearing only. No action will be taken by the Committee on HF386 at this hearing.***
If you would like to testify on HF386 , please email committee administrator, Harry Kennedy, at harry.kennedy@house.mn
Committee Documents:
HF386.pdf


Tuesday, January 24, 2017 3:00 PM 

Senate Committee on E-12 Policy

Chair: Sen. Eric R. Pratt
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

Agenda:

S.F. 256 Chamberlain A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; providing a credit for donations to fund K-12 scholarships; extending the K-12 education credit to tuition.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 1:00 PM      

House Education Finance

Room: 5 State Office Building
Chair: Rep. Jenifer Loon

Agenda:

Presentation of the Governor's budget recommendations for the Minnesota Department of Education.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 3:00 PM 

Senate Committee on E-12 Finance

Chair: Sen. Carla J. Nelson
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:  
Commissioner Brenda Cassellius, Mn Dept of Education
     Presentation of the the Governor's E-12 Budget
     
     Minnesota Senate Counsel, Research and Fiscal Analysis
     E-12 Finance overview

Thursday, January 26, 2017 8:15 AM      

House Education Innovation Policy

Room: Basement Hearing Room State Office Building
Chair: Rep. Sondra Erickson

Agenda:

HF255Info Anderson K-12 education expense credit modified, credit amount and income phaseout increased, and credit phaseout threshold adjusted for inflation.
HF387Info Knoblach K-12 education expense subtraction and credit modified, credit extended to tuition, subtraction and credit amounts increased, income phaseout increased, and credit adjusted for inflation.
***If you plan to testify on either bill, please email Andrew Hasek at andrew.hasek@house.mn.***


Thursday, January 26, 2017 1:00 PM
      

House Education Finance

Room: 5 State Office Building
Chair: Rep. Jenifer Loon

Agenda:

The Office of the Legislative Auditor will present on its Program Evaluation Report and its Internal Controls and Compliance Audit regarding The Perpich Center for Arts Education.


Week of January 16, 2017

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 8:15 AM      

House Education Innovation Policy

Room: 10 State Office Building
Chair: Rep. Sondra Erickson

Agenda:

Brief Overview of OLA Report on Teacher Licensure
Review of the Legislative Study Group on Educator Licensing Report to the Legislature
Overview and update from the Board of Teaching

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 1:00 PM      

House Education Finance

Room: 5 State Office Building
Chair: Rep. Jenifer Loon

Agenda:

Overview of early childhood education issues and MDE presentation on implementation of voluntary pre-K pilot program.


Tuesday, January 17, 2017 3:00 PM 

Senate Committee on E-12 Policy

Chair: Sen. Eric R. Pratt
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:  
Presentation of the Career & Technical Education Licensing Task Force
     Report.

 

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 1:00 PM      

House Education Finance

Room: 5 State Office Building
Chair: Rep. Jenifer Loon

Agenda:

Overview of Minnesota Charter Schools

 

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 3:00 PM 

Joint Meeting: Senate Committee on E-12 Finance; Senate Committee on Human Services Reform Finance and Policy

Chairs: Sen. Carla J. Nelson, Sen. Jim Abeler
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Focus on five and under
Agenda:  
Presentations from:
     Department of Education
     Department of Health
     Department of Human Services


Thursday, January 19, 2017 8:15 AM
      

House Education Innovation Policy

Room: 10 State Office Building
Chair: Rep. Sondra Erickson

Agenda:

Office of the Legislative Auditor Report on Perpich Center for Arts Education

T
hursday, January 19, 2017 1:00 PM
      

House Education Finance

Room: 5 State Office Building
Chair: Rep. Jenifer Loon

Agenda:

Overview of Minnesota's Concurrent Enrollment program; Postsecondary Enrollment Options (PSEO); and the Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) programs.

 

Thursday, January 19, 2017 3:00 PM 

Senate Committee on E-12 Policy

Chair: Sen. Eric R. Pratt
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:  
Program evaluation and financial audit of the Perpich Center for Arts
     Education presented by the Office of the Legislative Auditor.


Week of January 9, 2017

Monday, January 09, 2017 3:00 PM 

Senate Committee on E-12 Finance

Chair: Sen. Carla J. Nelson
Location to be announced
An overview and discussion of some major components of growth in E-12 Finance.
Agenda:  
Testimony:
     Amelia Cruver, MN Management and Budget
     Tom Melcher, MN Department of Education

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 8:15 AM      

House Education Innovation Policy

Room: 10 State Office Building
Chair: Rep. Sondra Erickson

Agenda:

Introduction of Members & Staff
Discussion of Committee Rules
Introduction of stakeholders in audience
Committee Documents:
EdPolicyCommitteeRules.pdf

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 1:00 PM      

House Education Finance

Room: 5 State Office Building
Chair: Rep. Jenifer Loon

Agenda:

Overview of Minnesota Education Finance System by House Research Staff and House Fiscal Staff

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 3:00 PM 

Senate Committee on E-12 Policy

Chair: Sen. Eric R. Pratt
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:
Chairman Comments/Committee Introductions
Introductions from education advocacy organizations

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 1:00 PM      

House Education Finance

Room: 5 State Office Building
Chair: Rep. Jenifer Loon

Agenda:

Overview of Minnesota Education Finance System by House Research Staff and House Fiscal Staff

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 3:00 PM 

Senate Committee on E-12 Finance

Chair: Sen. Carla J. Nelson
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Agenda:  
Mark Haveman, Executive Director, Minnesota Center for Fiscal Excellence
          Implications of Cost Trends for State Education Aid

Thursday, January 12, 2017 8:15 AM      

House Education Innovation Policy

Room: 10 State Office Building
Chair: Rep. Sondra Erickson

Agenda:

Overview of the Minnesota Department of Education, Board of Teaching, Perpich Center for Arts Education, Minnesota State High School League, and other education topics by House Research Staff.
Continuation of Introduction of Stakeholders from 1/10/17 meeting
If you are interested in offering brief testimony and didn't testify on 1/10, please contact andrew.hasek@house.mn
 

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 3:00 PM 

Joint Meeting: Committee on E-12 Finance; Committee on Human Services Reform Finance and Policy

Chairs: Sen. Carla J. Nelson, Sen. Jim Abeler
Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Focus on five and under
Agenda:  
Presentations from:
     Department of Education
     Department of Health
     Department of Human Services

Thursday, January 19, 2017 8:15 AM      

House Education Innovation Policy

Room: 10 State Office Building
Chair: Rep. Sondra Erickson

Agenda:

Office of the Legislative Auditor Report on Perpich Center for Arts Education

Thursday, January 12, 2017 3:00 PM 

Senate Committee on E-12 Policy

Chair: Sen. Eric R. Pratt
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
Program evaluation and financial audit of the Perpich Center for Arts
     Education presented by the Office of the Legislative Auditor.
Confirmation hearing for the following Perpich Center for the Arts Board
     of Directors appointees.
     -Nathan Coulter
     -Julia Donnelly
     -Julia Workman
     -Linda Brobeck
     -George Sutton

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