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FIFTIETH MEETING - K-12 Education Policy and Oversight

2009-2010 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTIETH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SIXTH SESSION


K-12 EDUCATION POLICY & OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE


MINUTES



Representative Carlos Mariani, Chair of the K-12 Education Policy & Oversight Committee, called the fifieth meeting to order at 8:36 AM on Wednesday, March 10, 2010 in the Basement hearing room of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll:

Members present:

MARIANI, Carlos (Chair)
ABELER, Jim
BENSON, John
BRYNAERT, Kathy
DAVNIE, Jim
DITTRICH, Denise
DOEPKE, Connie
DOWNEY, Keith
GREILING, Mindy
FAUST, Tim
KATH, Kory
LOON, Jenifer
MCFARLANE, Carol
MURDOCK, Mark
NORNES, Bud
NEWTON, Jerry
NORTON, Kim
OBERMUELLER, Mike
PETERSON, Sandra
SLAWIK, Nora
SWAILS, Marsha

Members Excused:

DEMMER, Randy


A quorum was not present.

Chair Mariani officially called hearing to order at 8:40 AM. A quorum was present.

Mr. Kent Pekel, Director of the College Access Consortium, University of Minnesota, presented the recommendations of the College and Career Readiness Policy Institute (CCRPI)
Handout: The ACCESS System

Questions and discussion followed.

HF 3421 (Mariani) - A bill for an act relating to education; establishing high school assessments to determine college and career readiness; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 120B.30, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.
(Information only)

Presenting HF 3421, and the Minnesota Department of Education’s legislative recommendations based on the CCRPI report were:

Commissioner Alice Seagren, Minnesota Department of Education
Dr. Dirk Mattson, Director of Testing and Assessment, Minnesota Department of Education
Handout: "Overview of Commissioner’s Recommendations: Major Design and Accountability Provisions

Questions and discussion followed.

Testifying to HF 3421 were:

Mr. Matt Mohs, St. Paul Public Schools
Dr. Brenda Cassellius, Minneapolis Public Schools

Chair Mariani laid over HF 3421.

The hearing was adjourned at 10:05 AM.


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REP. CARLOS MARIANI




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Celeste Marin
Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

MDE presentation: The ACCESS System: Achieving College and Career Readiness for Every Student's Success The presentation of HF3421 will be discussion-only.

Bills Added:
  • HF3421 (Mariani) - High school assessments established to determine college and career readiness.
Hearing Documents:
  • (3/9/2010)
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