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FORTIETH MEETING - K-12 Education Policy and Oversight

2009-2010 Regular Session

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

K-12 EDUCATION POLICY & OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE

MINUTES


Representative Kathy Brynaert, member of the K-12 Education Policy & Oversight Committee, unofficially called the fortieth meeting to order at 8:33 AM on Tuesday, February 16, 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
FAUST, Tim
GREILING, Mindy
KATH, Kory
LOON, Jenifer
MCFARLANE, Carol
MURDOCK, Mark
NORNES, Bud
NEWTON, Jerry
NORTON, Kim
OBERMUELLER, Mike
PETERSON, Sandra
SWAILS, Marsha
SLAWIK, Nora


Members Excused:

DEMMER, Randy

A quorum was not present.

Chair Brynaert welcomed members to committee and explained the agenda for the hearing.

Mr. Kent Pekel, Director of the College Readiness Consortium, University of Minnesota, presented the lessons learned on high school assessment and accountability.

Chair Brynaert officially called the hearing to order at 9:00 AM. A quorum was present.

Rep. McFarlane moved that the minutes from February 11, 2010 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE MINUTES WERE ADOPTED.

Questions and discussion followed.

Dr. Dirk Mattson, Director of Assessments and Testing, Minnesota Department of Education, answered questions about Minnesota’s assessments and accountability, along with Mr. Pekel.

The meeting was adjourned at 10:00 AM.



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REP. KATHY BRYNAERT, CHAIR




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Celeste Marin
Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

Lessons learned on high school assessment and accountability Dirk Mattson, director, Assessments and Testing, Minnesota Department of Education Kent Pekel, director, College Readiness Consortium, University of Minnesota

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