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NINTH MEETING - Education Finance Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

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

EDUCATION FINANCE DIVISION
MINUTES

Representative Jim Davnie, Chair of the Education Finance Division, called the meeting to order at 9:47 am on February 6, 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
YOUAKIM, Cheryl

A quorum was present.

Rep. Richardson moved that the minutes from February 5, 2019 be approved. Motion prevailed.

Presentation on English language learner demographics and the application of programs for English language learners in schools from administrative personnel. Questions and answers from representatives and testifiers.

HF 448 (Her) A bill relating to English language learner programs revenue increased and money appropriated.

Rep. Her presented HF 448.

Rep. Kotyza-Witthuhn renewed her motion to lay over HF 448 for possible inclusion in a future K12 omnibus bill. The bill was laid over.

Testifiers:

Megan Dayton, Senior Projections Demographer, Dept. of Administration
Laurie Beyer-Kropuenske, Director of Community Services Division, Dept. of Administration
Kiersten Nicholson, Coordinator, Osseo Public Schools
Todd Sesker, Superintendent, Faribault Public Schools
Be Vang, Principal, Mississippi Creative Arts School
Omar Syed, ELL Parent/Advocate
Maychy Vue, Director, HOPE Academy Hmong Charter School
Tom Lee, Superintendent, Waseca Public Schools

Additional Testifiers:

J.D. Delgado, Cultural Liaison, Waseca High School
Cassandra Salinas (Senior), Waseca High School
Scott Croonquist, Executive Director, Association of Metropolitan School Districts



The meeting of the Education Finance Division was adjourned at 11:14 am.




______________________________________________
Representative Jim Davnie, Chair


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Brittney Sunderland, Committee Legislative Assistant

More Info On This Meeting..
Agenda:

I. Presentations on English learner programs II. HF448 (Her) English learner programs revenue increase If you are interested in testifying, please contact Sarah Burt at sarah.burt@house.mn

Bills Added:
  • HF448 (Her) - English learner programs revenue increased, and money appropriated.
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01:09 - English learner programs presentations. 56:36 - HF448 (Her) English learner programs revenue increased, and money appropriated. Runs 1 hour, 26 minutes.