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Education Innovation Policy

TWENTY-NINTH MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - March 20, 2018

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-NINTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION

EDUCATION INNOVATION POLICY COMMITTEE 2017-2018
MINUTES

Representative Sondra Erickson, Chair of the Education Innovation Policy Committee, began the meeting and unofficially called the meeting to order at 8:16 AM on March 20, 2018, in Room 10 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.


Members present:
ERICKSON, Sondra Chair
JESSUP, Randy
DANIELS, Brian Vice Chair
MARIANI, Carlos
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



Representative Erickson officially called the meeting to order at 8:18 AM. A quorum was present.

Representative Jessup moved approval of the minutes from the March 15, 2018 meeting. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Erickson introduced HF3315 and amendment H3315DE1.

Cristina Parra Herrera, Legislative Analyst for the Minnesota House of Representatives, explained amendment H3315DE1.

Dr. Brenda Cassellius, Commissioner of Education, testified on H3315DE1.

Abbie Finger, Minneapolis Public Schools, testified in favor of H3315DE1.

Maria Cisneros, Latino Youth Development Collaborative, testified in favor of H3315DE1.

Isabel Ramos, Latino Youth Development Collaborative, testified in favor of H3315DE1.

Fermina Blas, Latino Youth Development Collaborative, testified in favor of H3315DE1.

Jeff Snider, Hayfield Education Association, Math Teacher, testified on H3315DE1 with concerns.

Bailey Boelter, Solutions Not Suspensions Coalition, testified in favor or H3315DE1.

Mark Diehl, Director of Technology and Information Services for Little Falls Community Schools, testified on H3315DE1 with concerns.

Jessica Webster, Staff Attorney with Legal Aid, testified in favor of H3315DE1.

Sue Abderholden, Executive Director of National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Minnesota, testified on H3315DE1.

Josh Crosson, Ed Allies, testified in favor of H3315DE1.

Sarah Clarke, PACER Center, testified in favor of H3315DE1.

Jim Bartholomew, Minnesota Business Partnership, testified in favor of H3315DE1.

The committee recessed at 10:00 AM.

Representative Erickson reconvened the meeting at 7:00 PM in Room 120 of the Capitol.

Roger Aronson, Legal and Legislative Counsel with Minnesota Elementary School Principals’ Association, testified on H3315DE1.

Josh Downham, Minneapolis Public Schools, testified on H3315DE1.

Lori Grivna, Association for Metropolitan School Districts (AMSD), testified on H3315DE1.

Grace Keliher, Minnesota School Boards Association, testified on H3315DE1.

Jim Bartholomew, Minnesota Business Partnership, testified in favor of H3315DE1.

Dr. Fred Nolan, Executive Director of Minnesota Rural Education Association, testified on H3315DE1.

Rick Heller testified on H3315DE1.

Peg Larsen, Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault, testified on H3315DE1.

The meeting adjourned at 8:39 PM.









Representative Sondra Erickson, Chair




Dayna Liffey, Committee Legislative Assistant








More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF3315 (Erickson) - Prekindergarten through grade 12 education provided, including general education, education excellence, teachers, special education, facilities and technology, nutrition, early childhood and family support, and self-sufficiency and lifelong learning.
Documents:
House TV Video:
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03:49 - HF3315 (Erickson) Prekindergarten through grade 12 education provided, including general education, education excellence, teachers, facilities and technology, nutrition, early childhood and family support, and self-sufficiency and lifelong learning.
37:11 - Public testimony.
The committee recessed.
No video is available of the reconvening.
Runs 1 hour, 45 minutes.


Testimony will be taken on the H3315DE1 amendment on Tuesday, other amendments will be considered on Thursday. If you would like to testify, please contact Kacie Petersen at kacie.petersen@house.mn. Testifiers are being asked to limit their comments to 5 minutes.