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Upcoming Meetings

Week of March 1

Monday, March 1, 2021 1:00 PM      

Education Policy

Location: Remote Hearing
Chair: Rep. Ruth Richardson

Agenda:

HF909 (Hassan) - Student absence from school modified for religious holidays.

HF1376 (Frazier) - Teacher licensure provisions modified, Professional Educator Licensing and standards Board composition modified, rulemaking authorized, and technical changes made.

HF1626 (Richardson) - Tobacco exception in public schools created for American Indian students.

*Agenda items may be added or removed. Bills may be taken in any order*

Public Viewing Information:
This remote hearing will be live-streamed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp 

If you would like to sign up to testify, please email Laura.Taken-Holtze@house.mn by 5:00 P.M. the previous business day before the hearing. Public Testimony will be taken at the end of the hearing if time is available. If there is not time, members of the public will be asked to submit their testimony in writing.

Members of the public, organizations, and stakeholders are always welcome to submit written testimony in lieu of testifying via zoom. Please email your testimony as an attached MS Word Document or PDF file with OCR to Laura.Taken-Holtze@house.mn. Written testimony may be submitted up to 24 hours following the hearing. Written testimony received by 5:00 P.M. the previous business day will be part of the “virtual committee packet.”

Committee Documents:
HF1376 Amendment (Frazier) A21-0045.pdf
3-1-2021 agenda.pdf
HF1376-written testimony, Allen.pdf
HF1376-written testimony, Borman.pdf
HF1376-written testimony, Campion, Prodeo Academy.pdf
HF1376-written testimony, Chokshi, Prodeo Academy.pdf
HF1376-written testimony, Daley, Prodeo Academy.pdf
HF1376-written testimony, Denaway, Prodeo Academy.pdf
HF1376-written testimony, Dornon, Prodeo Academy.pdf
HF1376-written testimony, Ehlen, Prodeo Academy.pdf
HF1376-written testimony, Flicek, Prodeo Academy.pdf
HF1376-written testimony, Gunderson, BlackMenTeachTc.pdf
HF1376-written testimony, Hayo.pdf
HF1376-written testimony, Heath.pdf
HF1376-written testimony, Jones, Prodeo Academy.pdf
HF1376-written testimony, Lambertz.pdf
HF1376-written testimony, Little, Prodeo Academy.pdf
HF1376-written testimony, MACTE.pdf
HF1376-written testimony, Oberholtzer, Prodeo Academy.pdf
HF1376-written testimony, Pintar, Prodeo Academy.pdf
HF1376-written testimony, Stern, Great MN Schools.pdf
HF1376-written testimony, Zinda, Prodeo Academy.pdf

 


Monday, March 1, 2021 3:00 PM 

Committee on Education Finance and Policy

Chair: Sen. Roger C. Chamberlain
Room 1100 Minnesota Senate Bldg.

This committee hearing will be conducted entirely remotely pursuant to Temporary Senate Rule 12.1(b) and will be facilitated solely through Zoom. The hearing may be viewed at https://www.senate.mn/media/media_coming_up.html  Testimony will be limited. Written testimony is encouraged. Those hoping to speak may reply to this address by 4:00 p.m. Friday: gregory.marcus@senate.mn Written comments may be submitted to the same address by Monday 10:00 a.m.
Agenda:  
S.F. 321 Utke

Online access to music education for children and students grant program establishment and appropriation.

S.F. 626 Chamberlain

School district equalized referendum levies calculation modification and appropriation.

S.F. 702 Chamberlain School reading instruction requirements modification.
S.F. 1444 Chamberlain Professional educator licensing and standards board licensure extension.
S.F. 706 Nelson

Department of education ParentChild+ program appropriations.

S.F. 939 Nelson

Postsecondary enrollment options program modifications and appropriations.

S.F. 728 Frentz

Third-party reimbursement for social work services for special education modification.


 

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 10:30 AM      

Education Finance

Location: Remote Hearing
Chair: Rep. Jim Davnie

Agenda:

Release of the report from the Office of the Legislative Auditor on the evaluation of the Collaborative Urban and Greater Minnesota Educators of Color (CUGMEC) grant program.
*Other items may be added to the agenda*

This meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01, which may be viewed here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm

Public Viewing Information:
This remote hearing will be live-streamed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp 

 


 

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 10:30 AM      

Education Finance

Location: Remote Hearing
Chair: Rep. Jim Davnie

Agenda:

HF486 (Feist) Suicide prevention training for teachers funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF1057 (Bennett) Prekindergarten through grade 12 education program legislative grant evidence-based standard established, and report required.
*More items may be added*

Instructions to the public on testimony:
• If you wish to testify on a bill, please contact brittney.sunderland@house.mn and copy sarah.burt@house.mn by close of business (COB) the day prior to the hearing to get instructions. Clearly indicate the House File number you will be speaking to in the subject of your email. Due to technology constraints testifying on multiple bills is not possible.
• Written testimony is welcome, please see the template saved under permanent committee documents and submit your comments by COB the day prior to the committee by emailing them to: sarah.burt@house.mn

This meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01, which may be viewed here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm

Public Viewing Information:
This remote hearing will be live-streamed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp 


Wednesday, March 3, 2021 1:00 PM      

Education Policy

Location: Remote Hearing
Chair: Rep. Ruth Richardson

Agenda:

HF951 (Richardson) - Dismissal of students in kindergarten through grade 3 prohibited.
**Bills added per introduction and referral on 2/25/2021**
HF1408 (Becker-Finn) - Interpreter requirements modified.
HF1617 (Hassan) - Online personal finance class required for high school graduation.


***More bills may be added pending introduction and referral.***

*Agenda items may be added or removed. Bills may be taken in any order*

Public Viewing Information:
This remote hearing will be live-streamed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp 

If you would like to sign up to testify, please email Laura.Taken-Holtze@house.mn by 5:00 P.M. the previous business day before the hearing. Public Testimony will be taken at the end of the hearing if time is available. If there is not time, members of the public will be asked to submit their testimony in writing.

Members of the public, organizations, and stakeholders are always welcome to submit written testimony in lieu of testifying via zoom. Please email your testimony as an attached MS Word Document or PDF file with OCR to Laura.Taken-Holtze@house.mn. Written testimony may be submitted up to 24 hours following the hearing. Written testimony received by 5:00 P.M. the previous business day will be part of the “virtual committee packet.”

 

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 3:00 PM 
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Committee on Education Finance and Policy

Chair: Sen. Roger C. Chamberlain
Livestream YouTube

This committee hearing will be conducted entirely remotely pursuant to Temporary Senate Rule 12.1(b) and will be facilitated solely through Zoom. The hearing may be viewed at https://www.senate.mn/media/media_coming_up.html  Testimony will be limited. Written testimony is encouraged. Those hoping to speak may reply to this address by 4:00 p.m. Tuesday: gregory.marcus@senate.mn Written comments may be submitted to the same address by Wednesday 10:00 a.m.
Agenda:  
S.F. 819 Dornink School district short-call substitute teachers pilot program.
S.F. 1416 Chamberlain Education finance local optional revenue clarification.
S.F. 1417 Chamberlain Education finance general education aid clarification.
S.F. 1012 Chamberlain Digital well-being LiveMore ScreenLess grant appropriation.
S.F. 782 Chamberlain Education extended time revenue expansion to students in residential treatment facilities with mental health or juvenile justice services.
S.F. 710 Duckworth School district fund transfer flexibility extension; long-term facilities maintenance revenue use expansion.
S.F. 221 Howe, J. Patriotic societies youth groups public school buildings access permission.
S.F. 630 Cwodzinski Youth development organizations informational access to students authorization.

 


Thursday, March 4, 2021 10:30 AM      

Education Finance

Location: Remote Hearing
Chair: Rep. Jim Davnie

Agenda:

HF649 (Sandstede) Statewide concurrent enrollment teacher training program amended, and money appropriated.
HF1314 (Morrison) Minnesota Youth Council changes made and funding established, and money appropriated.
*More items may be added*

Instructions to the public on testimony:
• If you wish to testify on a bill, please contact brittney.sunderland@house.mn and copy sarah.burt@house.mn by close of business (COB) the day prior to the hearing to get instructions. Clearly indicate the House File number you will be speaking to in the subject of your email. Due to technology constraints testifying on multiple bills is not possible.
• Written testimony is welcome, please see the template saved under permanent committee documents and submit your comments by COB the day prior to the committee by emailing them to: sarah.burt@house.mn

This meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01, which may be viewed here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm

Public Viewing Information:
This remote hearing will be live-streamed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp 

 

Friday, March 5, 2021 1:00 PM      
Meeting Time Note: 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Education Policy

Location: Remote Hearing
Chair: Rep. Ruth Richardson

Agenda:

HF1376 (Frazier) - Teacher licensure provisions modified, Professional Educator Licensing and standards Board composition modified, rulemaking authorized, and technical changes made.

Public testimony on HF1376 was taken on 3/1/2021, and the bill was laid over. No additional public testimony will be taken at this hearing. The author's amendment below was already adopted, but the bill has not been engrossed to incorporate the changes made by the amendment.

***More bills may be added***
**Agenda items may be added or removed. Bills may be taken in any order**

Public Viewing Information:
This remote hearing will be live-streamed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp 

Committee Documents:
HF1376 Amendment (Frazier) A21-0045.pdf
Bill Summary, HF 1376.pdf



Previous Meetings

Week of February 22, 2021

Monday, February 22, 2021 1:00 PM      

Education Policy

Location: Remote Hearing
Chair: Rep. Ruth Richardson

Agenda:

HF562 (Urdahl) - Social studies graduation requirement modified.

Presentation on Agriculture in our Classrooms (Poston)

***BILL REMOVED: HF649 (Sandstede) - Statewide concurrent enrollment teacher training program amended, and money appropriated***

*Bills may be taken in any order. Agenda items may be added or removed.*

Public Viewing Information:
This remote hearing will be live-streamed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp 

Due to the nature of zoom meetings, written testimony is highly encouraged as an alternative to testifying live. Written testimony must be a PDF file in OCR format, but an MS Word document can be converted if needed. Written testimony can be submitted to Laura.Taken-Holtze@house.mn. Please email written testimony/handouts by 5:00 pm the previous business day to ensure it will be posted as part of the virtual committee packet. It will also be accepted up to 24 hours after the hearing to become part of the record.

Please email Laura.Taken-Holtze@house.mn by 5:00 P.M. the previous business day to sign up to provide live testimony via zoom, so you can receive instructions. You will have up to 2 minutes. We will do our best to hear from everyone who signs up. If we run out of time, you are encouraged to submit your remarks as written testimony.

Committee Documents:
HF 562-written testimony, MSBA & AMSD.pdf
HF562, handout, LWV.pdf
HF562-written testimony, LWV.pdf
2-17-21 Minutes.pdf
Bill Summary, HF 562.pdf
2-22-2021 agenda.pdf

Monday, February 22, 2021 3:00 PM 

Committee on Education Finance and Policy


Calendar
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Chair: Sen. Roger C. Chamberlain
Livestream YouTube

This committee hearing will be conducted entirely remotely pursuant to Temporary Senate Rule 12.1(b) and will be facilitated solely through Zoom. The hearing may be viewed at https://www.senate.mn/media/media_coming_up.html  Testimony will be limited. Written testimony is encouraged. Those hoping to speak may reply to this address by 4:00 p.m. Friday: gregory.marcus@senate.mn Written comments may be submitted to the same address by Monday 10:00 a.m.

Agenda:
S.F. 707-Nelson: Education partnership program modification; coalition fund tier grants
appropriations.

S.F. 987-Dornink: Legislative grant for prekindergarten through grade 12 educational programs evidence based standard establishment.

S.F. 783-Chamberlain: Community education advisory council responsibilities modification; general community education revenue calculation and allowable uses modification; appropriation.

S.F. 628-Chamberlain: State assessments plan requirement.

S.F. 859-Hoffman, J.: School health services modification to allow for the use of private
clinical nursing authorization; functional behavioral assessment use
modification; alternative delivery of specialized instructional services
programs student participation authorization.


 

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 10:30 AM      

Education Finance

Location: Remote Hearing
Chair: Rep. Jim Davnie

Agenda:

HF288 (Edelson) Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling grant funding provided, and money appropriated.

HF1024 (Pinto) Department of Early Childhood established, and rulemaking authorized.
*More items may be added*

Instructions to the public on testimony:
• If you wish to testify on a bill, please contact brittney.sunderland@house.mn and copy sarah.burt@house.mn by close of business (COB) the day prior to the hearing to get instructions. Clearly indicate the House File number you will be speaking to in the subject of your email. Due to technology constraints testifying on multiple bills is not possible.
• Written testimony is welcome, please see the template saved under permanent committee documents and submit your comments by COB the day prior to the committee by emailing them to: sarah.burt@house.mn

Public Viewing Information:
This remote hearing will be live-streamed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp 
Committee Documents:
HF1024_A1 Amendment
Agenda
HF1024_House Research Summary
HF1024_Presentation
HF1024_Written Testimony and Resources
HF288_Written Testimony and Resources
HF288_House Research Summary

 




Wednesday, February 24, 2021 10:30 AM      

Education Finance

Location: Remote Hearing
Chair: Rep. Jim Davnie

Agenda:

Pending referral - HF378 (Youakim) Paraprofessional paid orientation required, paraprofessional training funding provided, and money appropriated.
Pending referral - HF786 (Lee) After-school community learning programs modified, report required, and money appropriated.
*more items may be added*

Instructions to the public on testimony:
• If you wish to testify on a bill, please contact brittney.sunderland@house.mn and copy sarah.burt@house.mn by close of business (COB) the day prior to the hearing to get instructions. Clearly indicate the House File number you will be speaking to in the subject of your email. Due to technology constraints testifying on multiple bills is not possible.
• Written testimony is welcome, please see the template saved under permanent committee documents and submit your comments by COB the day prior to the committee by emailing them to: sarah.burt@house.mn

Public Viewing Information:
This remote hearing will be live-streamed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp 

 

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 1:00 PM      

Education Policy

Location: Remote Hearing
Chair: Rep. Ruth Richardson

Agenda:

HF950 (Richardson) - Minnesota Department of Education Policy Bill
Prekindergarten through 12th grade education funding provided including general education, education excellence, health and well-being, nutrition, libraries, early childhood, and post secondary enrollment options and graduation; technical corrections made; and reports required.

*Bills may be taken in any order. Agenda items may be added or removed.*

This remote meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 which can be found here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/permrule.asp

Public Viewing Information:
This remote hearing will be live-streamed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp 

Due to the nature of zoom meetings, written testimony is highly encouraged as an alternative to testifying live. Written testimony must be a PDF file in OCR format, but an MS Word document can be converted if needed. Written testimony can be submitted to Laura.Taken-Holtze@house.mn. Please email written testimony/handouts by 5:00 pm the previous business day to ensure it will be posted as part of the virtual committee packet. It will also be accepted up to 24 hours after the hearing to become part of the record.

Please email Laura.Taken-Holtze@house.mn by 5:00 P.M. the previous business day to sign up to provide live testimony via zoom, so you can receive instructions. You will have up to 2 minutes. We will do our best to hear from everyone who signs up. If we run out of time, you are encouraged to submit your remarks as written testimony.
A21-0033 Amendment (Richardson).pdf
2-24-2021 Education Policy Agenda.pdf
2-22-21 Minutes.pdf
Bill Summary, HF950.pdf
Presentation on HF950, MDE.pdf
HF950-written testimony, Abdull.pdf
HF950-written testimony, CAAL.pdf
HF950-written testimony, Coalition to Increase TOCAIT.pdf
HF950-written testimony, Daley, EdAllies.pdf
HF950-written testimony, EdAllies.pdf
HF950-written testimony, EducationEvolving.pdf
HF950-written testimony, Finger.pdf
HF950-written testimony, Great MN Schools.pdf
HF950-written testimony, Hegre.pdf
HF950-written testimony, Jones, EdAllies.pdf
HF950-written testimony, Legal Aid-MDLC.pdf
HF950-written testimony, MACTA MnACTE.pdf
HF950-written testimony, MACTE.pdf
HF950-written testimony, Mann.pdf
HF950-written testimony, MCLA.pdf
HF950-written testimony, MN Ethnic Studies Coalition.pdf
HF950-written testimony, MnCEE.pdf
HF950-written testimony, MSCA.pdf
HF950-written testimony, NAMI.pdf
HF950-handout, Mental Health Education in Schools 2021, NAMI.pdf
HF950-written testimony, Rodriguez.pdf
HF950-written testimony, Rosok.pdf
HF950-written testimony, Solutions Not Suspensions.pdf
HF950-written testimony, TFA Twin Cities.pdf
HF950-written testimony,e4e.pdf

 


 

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 3:00 PM 

Committee on Education Finance and Policy

Chair: Sen. Roger C. Chamberlain
Livestream YouTube

This committee hearing will be conducted entirely remotely pursuant to Temporary Senate Rule 12.1(b) and will be facilitated solely through Zoom. The hearing may be viewed at https://www.senate.mn/media/media_coming_up.html  Testimony will be limited. Written testimony is encouraged. Those hoping to speak may reply to this address by 4:00 p.m. Tuesday: gregory.marcus@senate.mn Written comments may be submitted to the same address by Wednesday 10:00 a.m.
Agenda:  
S.F. 446 Abeler Teachers of color and American Indian teachers increase; equitable school enhancement grants; curriculum policy; COME teach in Minnesota hiring bonuses; grow your own programs grants; teacher mentorship and retention modifications; graduation ceremonies; appropriations.
S.F. 781 Coleman Teacher licensing, hiring, and dismissal provisions modifications.
S.F. 605 Chamberlain Teacher mentoring program school districts establishment requirement; staff development revenue modification.
S.F. 784 Chamberlain School district establishment of teacher mentoring programs requirement; staff development revenue allowed uses modification.
S.F. 819 Dornink School district short-call substitute teachers pilot program.
S.F. 526 Koran Black Men Teach Twin Cities grant appropriation.

Committee Documents

S.F. 781 Coleman Teacher licensing, hiring, and dismissal provisions modifications.
S.F. 784 Chamberlain School district establishment of teacher mentoring programs requirement; staff development revenue allowed uses modification.
S.F. 819 Dornink School district short-call substitute teachers pilot program.
S.F. 526 Koran Black Men Teach Twin Cities grant appropriation.
 

 

Thursday, February 25, 2021 10:30 AM      

Education Finance 

Location: Remote Hearing
Chair: Rep. Jim Davnie

Agenda:

HF1065 (Davnie) Prekindergarten through grade 12 education funding provided; general education, education excellence, teachers, special education, facilities, nutrition and libraries, early childhood, community education, and state agency provisions modified; reports required; and money appropriated.
HF1313 (Davnie) Local optional revenue clarified, and obsolete language removed.
HF1312 (Davnie) General education aid clarified.
*More items may be added*

Instructions to the public on testimony:
• If you wish to testify on a bill, please contact brittney.sunderland@house.mn and copy sarah.burt@house.mn by close of business (COB) the day prior to the hearing to get instructions. Clearly indicate the House File number you will be speaking to in the subject of your email. Due to technology constraints testifying on multiple bills is not possible.
• Written testimony is welcome, please see the template saved under permanent committee documents and submit your comments by COB the day prior to the committee by emailing them to: sarah.burt@house.mn

Public Viewing Information:
This remote hearing will be live-streamed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp 


Week of February 15, 2021

Monday, February 15, 2021 1:00 PM      

Education Policy


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Location: Remote Hearing
Chair: Rep. Ruth Richardson

Agenda:

HF561 (Urdahl) - School districts required to establish teach mentoring programs, and staff development revenue allowed uses modified.
(Originally scheduled to be heard on 2/8/2021)

HF351 (Scott) - Academic standards review cycle suspended, and report required.
(Originally scheduled to be heard on 2/10/2021)

*Agenda items may be added or removed.*

Public Viewing Information:
This remote hearing will be live-streamed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp 

Due to the nature of zoom meetings, written testimony is highly encouraged as an alternative to testifying live. Written testimony must be a PDF file in OCR format, but an MS Word document can be converted if needed. Written testimony can be submitted to Laura.Taken-Holtze@house.mn. Please email written testimony/handouts by 5:00 pm the previous business day to ensure it will be posted as part of the virtual committee packet. It will also be accepted up to 24 hours after the hearing to become part of the record.

Please email Laura.Taken-Holtze@house.mn by 5:00 P.M. the previous business day to sign up to provide live testimony via zoom, so you can receive instructions. You will have up to 2 minutes. We will do our best to hear from everyone who signs up. If we run out of time, you are encouraged to submit your remarks as written testimony.

Please refer to the Committee Rules (posted under "Committee Documents") for further information.

Monday, February 15, 2021 3:00 PM 
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Committee on Education Finance and Policy


Calendar
Permalink
Chair: Sen. Roger C. Chamberlain
Livestream YouTube

This committee hearing will be conducted entirely remotely pursuant to Temporary Senate Rule 12.1(b) and will be facilitated solely through Zoom. The hearing may be viewed at https://www.senate.mn/media/media_coming_up.html  Testimony will be limited. Written testimony is encouraged. Those hoping to speak may reply to this address by 4:00 p.m. Friday: gregory.marcus@senate.mn Written comments may be submitted to the same address by Monday 11:00 a.m.
Agenda:  
S.F. 627 Chamberlain Safe schools revenue program modification and appropriation.
S.F. 925 Eichorn Nonpublic students aid calculation modification; appropriation.
S.F. 1012 Chamberlain Informational discussion of SF 1012.
S.F. 237 Cwodzinski Preschool and kindergarten screen time limit; appropriation.
 




Tuesday, February 16, 2021 10:30 AM      

Education Finance

Location: Remote Hearing
Chair: Rep. Jim Davnie

Agenda:

HF1064 (Davnie) Summer education program funding provided, and money appropriated.
*No formal action will be taken on this bill*
*Other agenda items may be added*

Public comments will be taken for HF1064 (Davnie):
• If you wish to comment on this bill, please contact brittney.sunderland@house.mn and copy sarah.burt@house.mn by close of business (COB) the day prior to the hearing to get instructions. Clearly indicate the House File number you will be speaking to in the subject of your email.
• Written comments are welcome, please see the template filed under permanent committee documents and submit your comments by COB the day prior to the committee by emailing them to: sarah.burt@house.mn

Public Viewing Information:
This remote hearing will be live-streamed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp 

 

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 10:30 AM      

Education Finance

Location: Remote Hearing
Chair: Rep. Jim Davnie

Agenda:

HF498 (Marquart) Long-term facility maintenance revenue and capital levy allowed uses clarified.
*Other agenda items may be added*

Instructions to the public on testimony:
• If you wish to testify on a bill, please contact brittney.sunderland@house.mn and copy sarah.burt@house.mn by close of business (COB) the day prior to the hearing to get instructions. Clearly indicate the House File number you will be speaking to in the subject of your email. Due to technology constraints testifying on multiple bills is not possible.
• Written testimony is welcome, please see the template saved under permanent committee documents and submit your comments by COB the day prior to the committee by emailing them to: sarah.burt@house.mn

Public Viewing Information:
This remote hearing will be live-streamed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp 

Committee Documents:
Agenda
Research Summary_HF 498
Fiscal Note_HF 498
Districts by Coop
LeaseandLTFMRevenueFY21



Wednesday, February 17, 2021 1:00 PM      

Education Policy

Location: Remote Hearing
Chair: Rep. Ruth Richardson

Agenda:

HF378 (Youakim) - Paraprofessional paid orientation required, paraprofessional training funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF469 (Moller) - Seizure training and seizure action plan required in schools.
HF786 (Lee) - After-school community learning programs modified, report required, and money appropriated.

*Bills may be taken in any order. Agenda items may be added or removed.*

This remote meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 which can be found here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/permrule.asp

Public Viewing Information:
This remote hearing will be live-streamed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp 

Due to the nature of zoom meetings, written testimony is highly encouraged as an alternative to testifying live. Written testimony must be a PDF file in OCR format, but an MS Word document can be converted if needed. Written testimony can be submitted to Laura.Taken-Holtze@house.mn. Please email written testimony/handouts by 5:00 pm the previous business day to ensure it will be posted as part of the virtual committee packet. It will also be accepted up to 24 hours after the hearing to become part of the record.

Please email Laura.Taken-Holtze@house.mn by 5:00 P.M. the previous business day to sign up to provide live testimony via zoom, so you can receive instructions. You will have up to 2 minutes. We will do our best to hear from everyone who signs up. If we run out of time, you are encouraged to submit your remarks as written testimony.

 

3:00 PM 
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Committee on Education Finance and Policy

Chair: Sen. Roger C. Chamberlain
Livestream YouTube

This committee hearing will be conducted entirely remotely pursuant to Temporary Senate Rule 12.1(b) and will be facilitated solely through Zoom. The hearing may be viewed at https://www.senate.mn/media/media_coming_up.html  Testimony will be limited. Written testimony is encouraged. Those hoping to speak may reply to this address by 4:00 p.m. Tuesday: gregory.marcus@senate.mn Written comments may be submitted to the same address by Wednesday 11:00 a.m.
Agenda:  
S.F. 790 Duckworth Education Sanneh Foundation grant appropriation.
S.F. 788 Chamberlain Prekindergarten through grade 12 general education, education excellence, inclusive and welcoming schools, health and well-being, teachers, charter schools, nutrition and libraries, early childhood, post-secondary enrollment options and graduation, and technical corrections modifications.
S.F. 960 Chamberlain Prekindergarten through grade 12 education appropriations.
S.F. 973 Chamberlain Summer education programs appropriation.

 


Thursday, February 18, 2021 10:30 AM      

Education Finance

Location: Remote Hearing
Chair: Rep. Jim Davnie

Agenda:

HF587 (Murphy) Full-service community school funding provided, and money appropriated.

HF725 (Youakim) Extended time revenue expanded to all students at residential treatment facilities providing mental health or juvenile justice services.

Instructions to the public on testimony:
• If you wish to testify on a bill, please contact brittney.sunderland@house.mn and copy sarah.burt@house.mn by close of business (COB) the day prior to the hearing to get instructions. Clearly indicate the House File number you will be speaking to in the subject of your email. Due to technology constraints testifying on multiple bills is not possible.
• Written testimony is welcome, please see the template saved under permanent committee documents and submit your comments by COB the day prior to the committee by emailing them to: sarah.burt@house.mn

This meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01, which may be viewed here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm

Public Viewing Information:
This remote hearing will be live-streamed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

NOTE: Channels HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice. If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122.

Committee Documents:
HF 725_A2 Amendment
Agenda
HF 587_House Research Summary
HF 587_Combined Handouts
HF 725_House Research Summary
HF 725_Combined Written Testimony


Week of February 8

Monday, February 8, 1:00 PM      

Education Policy

Location: Remote Hearing
Chair: Rep. Ruth Richardson

Agenda:

HF505 (Lee) - Community education teacher continuing contract and tenure status provisions modified.
HF561 (Urdahl) - School districts required to establish teach mentoring programs, and staff development revenue allowed uses modified.
HF603 (Jordan) - Public labor relations modified.

Public Viewing Information:
This remote hearing will be live-streamed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp 

Due to the nature of zoom meetings, written testimony is highly encouraged as an alternative to testifying live. Written testimony must be a PDF file in OCR format, but an MS Word document can be converted if needed. Written testimony can be submitted to Laura.Taken-Holtze@house.mn. Please email written testimony/handouts by 5:00 pm the previous business day to ensure it will be posted as part of the virtual committee packet. It will also be accepted up to 24 hours after the hearing to become part of the record.

Please email Laura.Taken-Holtze@house.mn by 5:00 P.M. the previous business day to sign up to provide live testimony via zoom, so you can receive instructions. You will have up to 2 minutes. We will do our best to hear from everyone who signs up. If we run out of time, you are encouraged to submit your remarks as written testimony.

Committee Documents:
HF 603 A1 amendment.pdf
HF 603 A2 amendment.pdf
2-1-21 Minutes.pdf
Bill Summary HF505.pdf
Bill Summary HF561.pdf
Bill Summary HF603.pdf
HF 603 A3 amendment.pdf
HF 603 A4 amendment.pdf
HF 603 A5 amendment.pdf
HF 603 A6 amendment.pdf
HF 603 A7 amendment.pdf
HF 603 DE2 amendment.pdf
2-8-2021 agenda.pdf
Letter, EdAllies.pdf

Monday, Februrary 8, 2021  3:00 PM 
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Committee on Education Finance and Policy

Chair: Sen. Roger C. Chamberlain
Livestream YouTube

This committee hearing will be conducted entirely remotely pursuant to Temporary Senate Rule 12.1(b) and will be facilitated solely through Zoom. The hearing may be viewed at https://www.senate.mn/media/media_coming_up.html .

This hearing is an informational hearing. Written comments can be submitted to gregory.marcus@senate.mn
Agenda:  
"Something Happened in Our Town"
      Kendall Qualls
      Brian Peters
      The Mn Department of Education
Proposed Minnesota state Social Studies Standards
Administration and agency plans to get students back in schools.
 

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 10:30 AM      

Education Finance


Calendar
Permalink
Location: Remote Hearing
Chair: Rep. Jim Davnie

Agenda:

Conclusion of Governor's Budget Presentation from the Department of Education

Presentation on the cost of delivering special education services in MN from the Department of Education. A helpful series of references are in the governor's budget - .pdf pages 24 - 28:

https://mn.gov/mmb-stat/documents/budget/2022-23-biennial-budget-books/governors-recommendations-january/education.pdf

*Other agenda items may be added.*

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp  NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact her with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda.

Committee Documents:

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 10:30 AM      

Education Finance

Location: Remote Hearing
Chair: Rep. Jim Davnie

Agenda:

HF843 (Stephenson) Increasing the general education basic formula allowance by two percent per year; linking future increases in the basic formula allowance to the rate of inflation, and money appropriated.

HF156 (Wolgamott) Education partnership program modified, Tier 3 grants defined, and money appropriated.
*Other agenda items may be added.*

Public Testimony:
• If a member of the public wishes to testify on HF843 (Stephenson) or HF156 (Wolgamott), please contact brittney.sunderland@house.mn and copy sarah.burt@house.mn by close of business (COB) the day prior to the hearing to get instructions. Clearly indicate the House File number you will be speaking to in the subject of your email.
• Written testimony is welcome, please see the attached template and submit your comments by COB the day prior to the committee by emailing them to: sarah.burt@house.mn

This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here:
https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm 

Committee Documents:

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 1:00 PM      

Education Policy

Location: Remote Hearing
Chair: Rep. Ruth Richardson

Agenda:

HF351 (Scott) - Academic standards review cycle suspended, and report required.

HF358 (Jordan) - Commissioner of education required to develop sexual health education model program, and report required.

*Agenda items may be added or removed. Bills may be taken in any order*

Public Viewing Information:
This remote hearing will be live-streamed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp 

Due to the nature of zoom meetings, written testimony is highly encouraged as an alternative to testifying live. Written testimony must be a PDF file in OCR format, but an MS Word document can be converted if needed. Written testimony can be submitted to Laura.Taken-Holtze@house.mn. Please email written testimony/handouts by 5:00 pm the previous business day to ensure it will be posted as part of the virtual committee packet. It will also be accepted up to 24 hours after the hearing to become part of the record.

Please email Laura.Taken-Holtze@house.mn by 5:00 P.M. the previous business day to sign up to provide live testimony via zoom, so you can receive instructions. You will have up to 2 minutes. We will do our best to hear from everyone who signs up. If we run out of time, you are encouraged to submit your remarks as written testimony.
Committee Documents:

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 3:00 PM 
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Committee on Education Finance and Policy


Calendar
Permalink
Chair: Sen. Roger C. Chamberlain
Livestream YouTube

This committee hearing will be conducted entirely remotely pursuant to Temporary Senate Rule 12.1(b) and will be facilitated solely through Zoom. The hearing may be viewed at https://www.senate.mn/media/media_coming_up.html

Testimony will be limited. Written testimony is encouraged. Those hoping to speak and those with written comments may reply to this address up to 24 hours before the hearing: gregory.marcus@senate.mn
Agenda:  
S.F. 380-Draheim: School board publication of consulting fees information.

S.F. 438-Chamberlain: Commissioner of education academic standards review cycle suspension and reporting requirement.

S.F. 2-Nelson: Peacetime emergency authority elimination of governor\'s authority to use peacetime emergency restrictions on schools authorization.

S.F. 522-Clausen: Teacher preparation programs online coursework inclusion requirement.

Thursday, February 11, 2021 8:30 AM      

Early Childhood Finance and Policy

Location: Remote Hearing
Chair: Rep. Dave Pinto

Agenda:

Presentations on Selected Early Childhood Programs - Minnesota Department of Education

Agenda items may be added.

Public Viewing:
This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp 

Notes:
• For questions about the agenda or the committee, please contact the Committee Administrator, Polly Cerkvenik, at polly.cerkvenik@house.mn or 651-296-1921.

Thursday, February 11, 2021 10:30 AM      

Education Finance

Location: Remote Hearing
Chair: Rep. Jim Davnie

Agenda:

HF292 (Frazier) School districts authorized to renew expiring referendums by school board action.
HF683 (Olson) Independent School District No. 709, Duluth; special education revenue adjusted; base adjustment created, supplemental special education aid authorized, and money appropriated.
*Other agenda items may be added.*

Public Testimony:
• If a member of the public wishes testify on HF292 (Frazier) or HF683 (Olson), please contact brittney.sunderland@house.mn and copy sarah.burt@house.mn by close of business (COB) the day prior to the hearing to get instructions. Clearly indicate the House File number you will be speaking to in the subject of your email.
• Written testimony is welcome, please see the attached template and submit your comments by COB the day prior to the committee by emailing them to: sarah.burt@house.mn

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp  

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact her with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda.


Week of February 1

Monday, February 1, 2021 1:00 PM      

Education Policy

Location: Remote Hearing
Chair: Rep. Ruth Richardson

Agenda:

Public comment on the EDUCATION sections of the House Select Committee on Racial Justice Final Report & Recommendations (see link below under "attachments").

Please note that everyone is encouraged to read the full report. Public comment will be limited to the education sections for this committee hearing

Public Viewing Information:
This remote hearing will be live-streamed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp 

Committee Documents:


Chair: Sen. Roger C. Chamberlain
Livestream YouTube

This committee hearing will be conducted remotely pursuant to Temporary Senate Rule 12.1(b). The hearing may be viewed at https://www.senate.mn/media/media_coming_up.html To testify, please contact gregory.marcus@senate.mn Testimony will be limited. Written comments can be submitted to the same address.
Agenda:  
S.F. 190 Clausen Area learning center establishment requirements modification.
S.F. 147 Clausen School district teacher reporting provisions modifications.
S.F. 389 Dahms Educational facilities long-term facilities maintenance revenue and capital levies allowed uses clarification.


Tuesday, February 2, 2021 10:30 AM      

Education Finance

Location: Remote Hearing
Chair: Rep. Jim Davnie

Agenda:

Presentations from:

Reimagine Minnesota
The Good Trouble Principals
BARR Center

*Other agenda items may be added.*

This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here:
https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm 

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact her with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda.

Wednesday, February 3, 2021 10:30 AM      

Education Finance

Location: Remote Hearing
Chair: Rep. Jim Davnie

Agenda:

Presentation on the teacher supply and demand report from the MN Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board.

HF217 (Hassan) Increase Teachers of Color Act strengthened, teachers of color and American Indian teachers in Minnesota percentage increase sought, reports required, and money appropriated..
*Amendments are due by Tuesday, February 2 by 10:30am*
*Other agenda items may be added.*

Public Testimony:
• If you wish to testify on HF217 (Hassan), please contact brittney.sunderland@house.mn and copy sarah.burt@house.mn by close of business (COB) the day prior to the hearing to get instructions. Clearly indicate the House File number you will be speaking to in the subject of your email.
• Written testimony is welcome, please see the attached template and submit your comments by COB the day prior to the committee by emailing them to: sarah.burt@house.mn

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp  NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact her with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda.

Committee Documents:
Written Testimony Template
HF 217 (Hassan) House Research Summary

Chair: Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer
Livestream YouTube
Agenda:  
S.F. 2 Nelson Peacetime emergency authority elimination of governor's authority to use peacetime emergency restrictions on schools authorization.
S.F. 354 Kiffmeyer Board of cosmetologist examiners legislative appointees addition.


Wednesday, February 3, 2021 3:00 PM 

Committee on Education Finance and Policy

Chair: Sen. Roger C. Chamberlain
Livestream YouTube

This committee hearing will be conducted remotely pursuant to Temporary Senate Rule 12.1(b). The hearing may be viewed at https://www.senate.mn/media/media_coming_up.html  To testify, please contact gregory.marcus@senate.mn Testimony will be limited. Written comments can be submitted to the same address.
Agenda:  
S.F. 379 Draheim Charter schools authorizer review requirements modification.
S.F. 351 Chamberlain Distance learning financial aid for families due to COVID-19; appropriation.
S.F. 408 Housley Pupil transportation sparsity revenue percent update.
S.F. 96 Ruud High school league member public schools separate teams provision violation clarification.


Thursday, February 4, 2021 10:30 AM      

Education Finance

Location: Remote Hearing
Chair: Rep. Jim Davnie

Agenda:

Governor's Budget Presentation from the Department of Education

*Other agenda items may be added.*

This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here:
https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm 

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact her with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda.

Week of January 25

Monday, January 25, 2021 1:00 PM      

Education Policy

Location: Remote Hearing
Chair: Rep. Ruth Richardson

Agenda:

Addressing Racial Disparities in Education
Camara Phyllis Jones, MD, MPH, PhD
Past President, American Public Health Association
2019-2020 Evelyn Green Davis Fellow, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Adjunct Professor, Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University
Senior Fellow and Adjunct Associate Professor, Morehouse School of Medicine

Bernadeia Johnson, EdD, EdS, MA
Assistant Professor, Educational Leadership Department, College of Education, Minnesota State University
Former Superintendent, Minneapolis Public Schools
Board Chair, Minnesota Education and Equity Partnership

Mary Frances Clardy, MEd
Teacher

This remote meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01.
Public Viewing Information:
This remote hearing will be live-streamed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp
NOTE: Channels HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice. If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122.
Committee documents:

Monday, January 25, 2021 3:00 PM 

Committee on Education Finance and Policy

Chair: Sen. Roger C. Chamberlain
Livestream YouTube

Agenda:
Social Media and Student Mental Health



This committee hearing will be conducted remotely pursuant to Temporary Senate Rule 12.1(b). The hearing may be viewed at https://www.senate.mn/media/media_coming_up.html 


Tuesday, January 26, 2021 10:30 AM      

Education Finance

Location: Remote Hearing
Chair: Rep. Jim Davnie

Agenda:

The challenges of meeting the academic and social-emotional needs of students during COVID-19, and potential solutions.

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp  NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact her with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda.

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 10:30 AM      

Education Finance

Location: Remote Hearing
Chair: Rep. Jim Davnie

Agenda:

The challenges of stabilizing education funding during COVID-19, and potential solutions.

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp  NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact her with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda.

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 1:00 PM      

Education Policy

Location: Remote Hearing
Chair: Rep. Ruth Richardson

Agenda:

HF217 - Increase Teachers of Color Act strengthened, teachers of color and American Indian teachers in Minnesota percentage increase sought, reports required, and money appropriated.

***more agenda items may be added

Public Viewing Information:
This remote hearing will be live-streamed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp .

Due to the nature and technical challenges that can occur with remote hearings, written testimony is highly encouraged as the format for public comment. Written testimony can be submitted to Laura.Taken-Holtze@house.mn. To ensure your testimony is posted as a committee handout prior to the hearing, please email it by 5:00 pm the previous business day. It will also be accepted up to 24 hours after the hearing to become part of the record.

To request to testify via zoom during the committee hearing, please email Laura.Taken-Holtze@house.mn by 5:00 P.M. the previous business day to sign up and receive instructions. Written testimony is highly encouraged in lieu of testifying via zoom.

This remote meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 which can be found here:
Committee Documents:
Letter, HF 217, Krafthefer.pdf
HF217DE1 Amendment
Letter, HF 217, MN PTA.pdf
1-27-2021 Agenda.pdf
PELSB House Ed Policy Committee Presentation Jan 27 2021.pdf
Bill Summary, HF 217, House Research Dept.pdf
TOCAIMN, 10 Reasons Why the Increase Teachers of Color Act Needs to Pass.pdf
TOCAIMN, Committee Members' School District Demographics (2021).pdf
TOCAIMN, CONTENTS of ITCA 2021.pdf
TOCAIMN, Increase Teachers of Color Act Endorsements (as of 1.26.21).pdf
TOCAIMN, ITCA 2021 Detailed Bill Summary.pdf
TOCAIMN, Teacher License Exam Pass Rates in MN by Gender ETHN (2020).pdf
Letter, HF 217, AMSD.pdf
Letter, HF 217, CEHD-EPSY.pdf
Letter, HF 217, E4E.pdf
Letter, HF 217, EdAllies.pdf
Letter, HF 217, Education Minnesota.pdf
Letter, HF 217, four Councils.pdf
Letter, HF 217, MACASA.pdf
Letter, HF 217, MACTE.pdf
Letter, HF 217, MACTE.pdf
Letter, HF 217, MASSP.pdf
Letter, HF 217, MESPA.pdf
Letter, HF 217, MN Academy of Science.pdf
Letter, HF 217, MN Head Start Association.pdf
Letter, HF 217, Multiple Pathways to Teaching.pdf
Letter, HF 217, People for PSEO.pdf
Letter, HF 217, Saucedo-Falagan.pdf
Letter, HF 217, Youthprise.pdf
1-20-21 Minutes.pdf
1-25-21 Minutes.pdf
Letter, HF 217, TSoC.pdf
Letter, HF 217, TNEC.pdf

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 3:00 PM 

Committee on Education Finance and Policy

Chair: Sen. Roger C. Chamberlain
Livestream YouTube

This committee hearing will be conducted remotely pursuant to Temporary Senate Rule 12.1(b). The hearing may be viewed at https://www.senate.mn/media/media_coming_up.html 

To testify, please contact gregory.marcus@senate.mn Testimony will be limited. Written comments can be submitted to the same address.
Agenda:  
Literacy, Reading instruction and LETRS
S.F. 244 Chamberlain

Language essentials for teachers of reading and spelling grants; appropriation.


Thursday, January 28, 2021 10:30 AM      

Education Finance

Location: Remote Hearing
Chair: Rep. Jim Davnie

Agenda:

HF4 (Hassan) COVID-19; actions to combat the educational effects of the pandemic implemented, and money appropriated.
*Amendments are due by Wednesday, January 27 by 10:30am*
*Other agenda items may be added.*

Public Testimony:
• If you wish to testify, please contact sarah.burt@house.mn and copy brittney.sunderland@house.mn by close of business (COB) the day prior to the hearing to get instructions.
• Written testimony is welcome, please see the attached template and submit your comments by COB the day prior to the committee by emailing them to: sarah.burt@house.mn

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp  NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact her with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda.

Committee Documents:
Public Written Testimony Template
HF4 - Research Summary
Public Testimony & Letters of Support
Agenda
Fiscal Note

Week of January 18

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 10:30 AM      

House Education Finance

Location: Remote Hearing
Chair: Rep. Jim Davnie

Agenda:

Informational overviews from these state agencies and boards:

MN State Academies
Board of School Administrators
The Perpich Center for Arts Education
Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board

This meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01, which may be viewed here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm

• This is an informational hearing, no public testimony will be given.

• Other agenda items may be added.

Public Viewing Information:
This remote hearing will be live-streamed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp 

NOTE: Channels HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice. If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122.

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 10:30 AM

House Education Finance

Location: Remote Hearing
Chair: Rep. Jim Davnie

Agenda:

Overview presentation from the MN Department of Education on the Safe Learning Plan for the 2020-21 school year.

This meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01, which may be viewed here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm

• This is an informational hearing, no public testimony will be given.

• Other agenda items may be added.

Public Viewing Information:
This remote hearing will be live-streamed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 1:00 PM      

House Education Policy

Location: Remote Hearing
Chair: Rep. Ruth Richardson
This meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01, which may be viewed here:
https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/live/1 


HF4 
(Hassan) - COVID-19; actions to combat the educational effects of the pandemic implemented, and money appropriated.

Committee Documents:
Education Policy Committee Rules.pdf
H0004A1.pdf


Wednesday, January 20, 2021 3:00 PM 

Senate Committee on Education Finance and Policy


Thursday, January 21, 2021 10:30 AM      

House Education Finance

Location: Remote Hearing
Chair: Rep. Jim Davnie

Agenda:

Overview presentation from the MN Department of Education on allocations of federal coronavirus relief funding.

This meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01, which may be viewed here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm 

• This is an informational hearing, no public testimony will be given.

• Other agenda items may be added.

Public Viewing Information:
This remote hearing will be live-streamed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp


Week of January 11

Monday, January 11, 2021 1:00 PM      

Education Policy


Calendar
Permalink
Location: remote
Chair: Rep. Ruth Richardson

Agenda:

Member Introductions
Overview of Committee Rules
Minnesota Department of Education Overview

This meeting will be held in accordance with proposed House Rule 10.01, which may be viewed here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm.

No public testimony will be taken for this hearing.

Public Viewing Information:
This remote hearing will be live-streamed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp.

NOTE: Channels HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice. If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122.

Monday, January 11, 2021 3:00 PM 

Committee on Education Finance and Policy

Chair: Sen. Roger C. Chamberlain
Livestream YouTube

This remote committee hearing is conducted pursuant to Temporary Senate Rule 12.1(b) and will be facilitated through Zoom. The public may observe this hearing live at www.Youtube.com/MnSenateMedia or www.senate.mn/media
Agenda:  

Senate Counsel, Research and Fiscal Analysis presentation “Education Finance
     Overview”

Committee Documents:
(1) Overview PowerPoint
(2) Total Revenue 2019
(3) Gen Ed Revenue 2021
(4) Levies 2020
(5) Achievement and Integration 2021
(6) Special Education Aid 2021
(7) English Learner Revenue 2021


Tuesday, January 12, 2021 10:30 AM      

Education Finance

Location: Remote Hearing
Chair: Rep. Jim Davnie

Agenda:

Youth Voices - A statewide perspective on the student experience in MN public schools

• This meeting will be held in accordance with proposed House Rule 10.01, which may be viewed here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm

• This is an informational hearing, no public testimony will be given.

• Other agenda items may be added.

Public Viewing Information:
This remote hearing will be live-streamed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp.

NOTE: Channels HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice. If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122.

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 10:30 AM      

Education Finance

Location: Remote Hearing
Chair: Rep. Jim Davnie

Agenda:

Overview presentations from House Research on education finance topics

• This meeting will be held in accordance with proposed House Rule 10.01, which may be viewed here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm

• This is an informational hearing, no public testimony will be given.

• Other agenda items may be added.

Public Viewing Information:
This remote hearing will be live-streamed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp.

NOTE: Channels HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice. If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122.

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 1:00 PM      

Education Policy

Location: remote
Chair: Rep. Ruth Richardson

Agenda:

Update on Safe Learning Plan

This meeting will be held in accordance with proposed House Rule 10.01, which may be viewed here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm.

No public testimony will be taken for this hearing.

Public Viewing Information:
This remote hearing will be live-streamed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp.

NOTE: Channels HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice. If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122.

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 3:00 PM 
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Committee on Education Finance and Policy


Calendar
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Chair: Sen. Roger C. Chamberlain
Livestream YouTube

This committee hearing will be conducted remotely pursuant to Temporary Senate Rule 12.1(b).
The hearing may be viewed at https://www.senate.mn/media/media_coming_up.html

Agenda:  
Minnesota Department of Education:
     Responses to school-closing related student losses;
     Plans for returning students to school and;
     Federal Covid-19 funds

Thursday, January 14, 2021 10:30 AM      

Education Finance

Location: Remote Hearing
Chair: Rep. Jim Davnie

Agenda:

Overview presentations from House Research on education finance topics

• This meeting will be held in accordance with proposed House Rule 10.01, which may be viewed here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm

• This is an informational hearing, no public testimony will be given.

• Other agenda items may be added.

Public Viewing Information:
This remote hearing will be live-streamed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp.

NOTE: Channels HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice. If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122.

Committee Documents:
(1) Overview Powerpoint
(2) Total Revenue 2019
(3) Gen Ed Revenue 2021
(4) Levies 2020
(5) Achievement and Integration 2021
(6) Special Education Aid 2021
(7) English Learner Revenue 2021
Agenda
(8) State Aid Totals 2021
November Forecast Powerpoint

Week of January 4

Wednesday, January 6, 2021 3:00 PM 
*** Room change***

Committee on Education Finance and Policy


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Chair: Sen. Roger C. Chamberlain
Livestream YouTube

This remote committee hearing is conducted pursuant to Temporary Senate Rule 12.1(b). Limited testimony will be taken. To request to testify, email gregory.marcus@senate.mn by 5:00 p.m. Monday, January 4th. As testimony will be limited and some live presentations may not be possible, written comments are strongly encouraged. Comments can be sent to gregory.marcus@senate.mn
The public may observe this hearing Live on Public Senate Stream: http://mnsenate.granicus.com/ViewPublisher.php?view_id=1

Agenda:  
Getting students back to school


Week of December 7

Friday, December 11, 2020 2:00 PM      

Education Finance Division

Location: Remote Hearing
Chair: Rep. Jim Davnie

Agenda:

Tentative informational hearing on HFXXX (Davnie) (revisor number 20-9432) - Free and reduced price lunch eligibility, extending the deadline for application

Presentations will be given on these topics by the Minnesota Department of Education. No formal action will be taken.

To sign up for public testimony or to submit written comments please email sarah.burt@house.mn by noon on Friday, December 11.

This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation to view, participate in, or otherwise access a remote hearing, please contact Blake Wilcox by emailing him at Blake.Wilcox@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-8803.

Committee Documents:
HF XXX Bill Summary (revisor number 20-9432)
MISF Letter of Support
MSBA Letter of Support
HF XXX (revisor number 20-9432)