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Minnesota Legislature
2015-2016 Regular Session

SIXTH MEETING - Education Innovation Policy

January 29, 2015

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

EDUCATION INNOVATION POLICY COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Erickson, Chair of the Education Innovation Policy Committee, began the meeting at 8:15 AM on January 29, 2015, in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:


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


Members excused:

MARIANI, Carlos


The meeting began at 8:15 AM.

A quorum was present at 8:18 AM and the meeting was called to order.

Jennifer Dugan from the Minnesota Department of Education presented information on requirements, timelines, and enhancements for standardized testing in Minnesota schools.

Representative JoAnn Ward moved to approve the minutes of January 27, 2015. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Carol Everson, Amanda Fitzgerald, and Jennifer Riley from Pearson conducted a demonstration of their online system for displaying reports collected from the results of standardized tests. They also had members and staff of the committee try out their new testing programs designed for the iPad.


The meeting was adjourned at 9:59 AM.





Representative Sondra Erickson, Chair




Ethan Hellier, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

Overview of statewide assessments As announced Tuesday in committee, if time permits, continuation of education organization presentations.

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