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Education Innovation Policy

SEVENTH MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - January 31, 2017

STATE OF MINNESOTA SEVENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION

EDUCATION INNOVATION POLICY COMMITTEE 2017-2018
MINUTES

Representative Sondra Erickson, Chair of the Education Innovation Policy Committee, called the meeting to order at 8:16 AM on January 31, 2017, in room 10 of the State Office Building. A quorum was present.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.


Members present:



ERICKSON, Sondra Chair
JESSUP, Randy

DANIELS, Brian Vice Chair
BAHR, Cal
BENNETT, Peggy
BLY, David
CHRISTENSEN, Drew
GROSSELL, Matt
HALEY, Barb
KUNESH-PODEIN, Mary
LEE, Fue
MAYE QUADE, Erin
PRYOR, Laurie
RARICK, Jason
URDAHL, Dean
WARD, JoAnn


Members absent:
MARIANI, Carlos

Representative Ward moved the minutes from January 26, 2017, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Erickson moved to reconsider HF387 (Knoblach). THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Erickson moved to re-refer HF387 to the Committee on Education Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Erickson moved to reconsider HF255 (Anderson, S.). THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Erickson moved to re-refer HF255 to the Committee on Education Policy. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Presentations:

Greg Keith, Chief Academic Officer at the Minnesota Department of Education, gave a power point presentation on The World’s Best Workforce Legislative Report.

Stephanie Graff, Chief Accountability Officer at the Minnesota Department of Education, gave a presentation on metrics and analytics for The World’s Best Workforce Legislative Report.

Dr. Tom Melcher, Director School Finance Division at the Department of Education, gave a walk through on special education data.

Paul Ferrin, Supervisor of Special Education Division at the Minnesota Department of Education, provided additional insight on special education funding.

Robyn Widley, Director of Special Education at the Minnesota Department of Education, addressed question provided to chair from audience in regards to Twice Exceptional Print Disabled Funding, and talked on identifying special needs students.

Marikay Litzau, Director of Compliance and Assistance at the Minnesota Department of Education, provided clarification on litigation costs for district reporting.


Daron Korte, Assistant Commissioner at the Minnesota Department of Education, gave brief testimony on public data accessibility.

Beth Aune, Director of Division on Academic Standards at the Minnesota Department of Education, gave a presentation on Reading Well by the Third Grade and student performance standards.

Cory Stai, Reading Specialist with the Department of Education, provided insight on assessments and how they relate to monitoring student progress.

The meeting adjourned at 10:02 AM.





Representative Sondra Erickson, Chair




Tom Brennan, Committee Legislative Assistant
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03:06 - Presentation of the Department of Education's World's Best Workforce Legislative Report.
47:53 - Presentation of the Department of Education's Special Education Statewide Average Expenditure Report.
1:13:03 - Presentation from the Department of Education on Read Well by Third Grade.
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Presentation of the Minnesota Department of Education's World's Best Workforce Legislative Report

Presentation of the Minnesota Department of Education's Special Education Statewide Average Expenditure Report

Presentation from the Minnesota Department of Education on Reading Well by Third Grade