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(Erickson) - Prekindergarten through grade 12 education provided, including general education, education excellence, teachers, special education, facilities and technology, nutrition, early childhood and family support, and self-sufficiency and lifelong learning.
(Baker) - Music education online access for children and students in rural Minnesota grant program created, report required, and money appropriated.
(Loon) - Legislative auditor requested to compare revenue generation and spending between school districts and charter schools, report required, and money appropriated.
(Peterson) - Voluntary prekindergarten participants required to be served through a mixed delivery of services.
(McDonald) - Charter school property exemption expanded.
(Pugh) - Independent School District No. 276, Minnetonka; fund transfer authorized.
(Lee) - Summer and after-school STEM programming funding provided, and money appropriated.
(Poston) - Service cooperatives included in definition of governmental units for purposes of joint powers.
(Urdahl) - Government and citizenship credit required for high school graduation.
(Knoblach) - Promise Neighborhood of Central Minnesota programming expansion grant authorized, report required, and money appropriated.
(Fenton) - Grow Your Own pathways to teacher licensure program funding increased, and money appropriated.
(Haley) - Education partnership program modified, and future grant priority established.
(Koznick) - Increase Teachers of Color Act strengthened; percentage of teachers of color and American Indian teachers increased above four percent and percentage of diverse teacher candidates above ten percent by 2020; report required; and money appropriated.
(Moran) - Northstar Digital Literacy upgrade funding provided, and money appropriated.
(Loon) - School safety facility grants authorized for school districts to enhance safety for students and staff, bonds issued, and money appropriated.