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Minnesota Legislature
2019-2020 Regular Session

FIRST MEETING - Education Finance Division

January 15, 2019

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIRST MEETING
MN HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY FIRST SESSION

EDUCATION FINANCE COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Jim Davnie, Chair of the Education Finance committee, called the meeting order at 9:46 am on January 15, 2019 in Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

DAVNIE, Jim
SANDSTEDE, Julie
KRESHA, Ron
BENNETT, Peggy
DANIELS, Brian
DEMUTH, Lisa
DETTMER, Bob
EDELSON, Heather
ERICKSON, Sondra
HUOT, John
JURGENS, Tony
KOTYZA-WITTHUHN, Carlie
KUNESH-PODEIN, Mary
MARQUART, Paul
MURPHY, Mary
NORNES, Bud
PRYOR, Laurie
RICHARDSON, Ruth
SANDELL, Steve
YOUAKIN, Cheryl

A quorum was present.

Introductions of committee members, legislative districts, and priorities. Introductions of committee research and staff.

Presentation provided by the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE). Overview, student demographics, achievement data, ACT with questions and answers.

Presentation from the Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board (PELSB). Teacher demographics with questions and answers.

Testifiers for presentations:
Kate Lynn Snyder, Government Relations, MDE
Stephanie Graff, Director of Equity and Opportunity, MDE
Kevin McHenry, ACT Assistant Commissioner, MDE
Alex Liuzzi, Executive Director, PELSB

The Education Finance Committee was adjourned at 11:11 am.




Representative Jim Davnie, Chair



Brittney Sunderland, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

I. Member & staff introductions II. Education overview - Minnesota Department of Education presentation

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