STATE OF MINNESOTA SECOND MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-EIGHTH SESSION
COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION FINANCE
Chair, Representative Paul Marquart
Representative Marquart, Chair of Committee on Education Finance, called the meeting to order at 8:15 AM, January 15th, 2013 in Room 10 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
Slocum, Vice Chair
Woodard, GOP Lead
A quorum was present.
Representative Quam moved the minutes of January 10, 2013 be adopted.
THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Representative Anzelc introduced himself and shared goals with the committee.
House Research and Fiscal Staff presented an overview of potential committee goals regarding student performance; reducing achievement gaps; funding adequacy; funding equity; special education adequacy; and repaying the school funding shift. Member discussion followed.
Chair Marquart recognized members of the Future Farmers of America in attendance. The organization's President (Shawna Conrad) and Vice President (Marjorie Schleper) presented a brief overview.
Representative Gruenhagen provided committee members with a written copy of potential goals.
The meeting was adjourned at 9:39 AM.
Representative Paul Marquart, Chair
Joe Gould, Committee Legislative Assistant