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ELEVENTH MEETING - Education Finance Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

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

EDUCATION FINANCE DIVISION
MINUTES

Representative Julie Sandstede, Vice-Chair of the Education Finance Division, called the meeting to order at 9:45 am on February 13, 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.

Presentation from the Minnesota Department of Education on full-service community school grants as well as the history and current relevance of full service-community schools in Minnesota.

HF 1013 (Murphy) Appropriation; Full-service Community Schools; Appropriates $15,000,000 per year for grants to full-service community schools under Minnesota Statues, section 124D.231.

Rep. Murphy presented HF 1013 and moved that it be laid over for possible inclusion in a future K12 omnibus bill.

The bill was laid over.

Rep. Demuth moved that the minutes from February 7, 2019 be approved. Motion prevailed.

Testifiers:

Greg Keith (MDE), Director of School Support
Dennis Duffy (MDE), School Improvement Program Manager
Jacqueline Blagsvedt, School Improvement Program Specialist
Kathy Bogen, Interim Administrator, Duluth Community School Collaborative
Bernie Burnham, President of the Duluth Federation of Teachers
Chair of the Duluth Community Schools Collaborative
Tashawna Williams, Community Schools Site Coordinator, Brooklyn Center
Deanna Hron, Full SERvice Community School Coordinator, King Elementary School,
Deer River
Matt Ruzek, Principal, Riverside Elementary School, Rochester
Julie Ruzek, Family and Community Engagement Coordinator, Rochester Public Schools
Kristina Wright-Peterson, School Health Program Coordinator, Mayo Clinic

Additional Testifiers:

Rick Heller, Advocate



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:

Presentations on full service community schools. HF 1013 (Murphy) - appropriating money for grants to full-service community schools.

Bills Added:
  • HF1013 (Murphy) - Full-service community schools grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
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