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Minnesota Legislature
2015-2016 Regular Session

TWENTY-FOURTH MEETING - Education Innovation Policy

December 01, 2015

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-FOURTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-NINTH SESSION

EDUCATION INNOVATION POLICY COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Sondra Erickson, Chair of the Education Innovation Policy Committee, began the meeting at 10:03 AM on December 1, 2015, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

ERICKSON, Sondra, Chair
BENNETT, Peggy,
Vice Chair
MARIANI, Carlos
BLY, David
CHRISTENSEN, Drew
DAVNIE, Jim
KRESHA, Ron
LUCERO, Eric
MORAN, Rena
PETERSON, Roz
PIERSON, Nels
SELCER, Yvonne
URDAHL, Dean
WARD, JoAnn
WHELAN, Abigail
WILLS, Anna
YARUSSO, Barb

Members excused:
FLANAGAN, Peggy
NORNES, Bud

Representative Roz Peterson moved to approve the minutes of March 26, 2015. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Drew Christensen moved to approve the minutes of November 5, 2015 of a joint meeting of the Education Innovation Policy Committee and the Education Finance Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Dean Urdahl testified to House File 1497.

Peggy Moon, Former Commander of the American Legion Minnesota Division, testified to House File 1497.

Daniel Ludwig, Former National Commander of the American Legion, testified to House File 1497.

Brenda Cassellius, Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Education, testified to federal and state accountability efforts, including World’s Best Workforce efforts, Multiple Measurements Ratings, Focus Ratings and the Every Student Succeeds Act.

Stephanie Graff

Kent Pecal testified to Multiple Measurements Ratings.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:37 AM.





Representative Sondra Erickson, Chair




Ethan Hellier, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Civics test MMR update World's Best Workforce Update Comments on authorization of ESEA If you'd like to testify, please contact Carmen Johnson at carmen.johnson@house.mn or 651-296-7191.

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2:00 - Gavel. 6:00 - Civics test discussion. 47:30 - Department of Education Presentation. Run time - 1 hour, 36 mins.