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FIRST MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - January 12, 2021

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

EDUCATION FINANCE
MINUTES

Representative Jim Davnie, Chair of the Education Finance Committee, called the virtual meeting to order at 10:31am on January 12, 2021 pursuant to House rule 10.01. The meeting is being broadcast via Zoom and House Public Information Services.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

DAVNIE, Jim
SANDSTEDE, Julie
KRESHA, Ron
BENNETT, Peggy
DANIELS, Brian
DEMUTH, Lisa
DRAZKOWSKI, Steve
ERICKSON, Sondra
FEIST, Sandra
JORDAN, Sydney
MUELLER, Patricia
RICHARDSON, Ruth
THOMPSON, John
WOLGAMOTT, Dan
XIONG, Tou
YOUAKIM, Cheryl

Excused:
MARQUART, Paul

A quorum was present.

Presentation provided by Minnesota Youth Council Policy students. The questions the students have been asked to consider for their testimony include:
1. Tell us how the pandemic has impacted learning this year?
2. What barriers have you, or maybe a friend of yours, experience that you think have gotten in the way of learning?

Testifiers:
Salma Abdi, 11th grade student, Rochester Century
Katelynn Dorry, 11th grade student, Grand Rapid Senior High
Karen Guise, 11th grade student, Red Lake Senior High
Jaden Henderson, 11th grade student, Bemidji High School
Isaac Foxx, 11th grade student, Southwest High School
Kaycie Brookens, 11th grade Student, Fairmont Jr./Sr. High School

The meeting of the Education Finance Committee was adjourned 11:52am.


______________________________________________
Representative Jim Davnie, Chair

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Brittney Sunderland, Committee Legislative Assistant

More Info On This Meeting..
House TV Video:
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23:35 Youth Voices - A statewide perspective on the student experience in MN public schools.
- Salma Abdi, 11th grade Rochester Century
- Katelynn Dorry, 11th grade, Grand Rapids Sr High
- Kaycie Brookens, 11th grade, Fairmont Jr/Sr High
- Karen Guise, 11th grade, Red Lake Senior High
- Jaden Henderson, 11th grade, Bemidji High School
- Isaac Fox, 11th grade, Southwest High School
- Kaycie Brookins, 11th grade, Fairmont Jr./Sr High

The questions the students have been asked to consider for their testimony are:
* Tell us how the pandemic has impacted learning this year?
* What barriers have you, or maybe a friend of yours, experienced that you think have gotten in the way of learning?

Runtime: 1 hour, 18 minutes


Youth Voices - A statewide perspective on the student experience in MN public schools

• This meeting will be held in accordance with proposed House Rule 10.01, which may be viewed here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm

• This is an informational hearing, no public testimony will be given.

• Other agenda items may be added.


Public Viewing Information:
This remote hearing will be live-streamed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

NOTE: Channels HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice. If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122.