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THIRTEENTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - February 09, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTEENTH 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 10:30am on February 9, 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
MARQUART, Paul
MUELLER, Patricia
RICHARDSON, Ruth
THOMPSON, John
WOLGAMOTT, Dan
XIONG, Tou
YOUAKIM, Cheryl

A quorum was present.

Rep. Wolgamott moved that the minutes from February 4, 2021 be approved. Motion prevailed.

Continued presentation on Due North: Governor Walz’s 2021 Education Budget and Plan from the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE).

Presentation on the cost of delivering special education services in Minnesota provided by the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE).

Testifiers:
Heather Mueller, Deputy Commissioner, MDE
Denise Anderson, Chief Financial Officer, MDE
Paul Ferrin, Supervisor of Special Education Funding & Data, MDE
Adosh Unni, Director of Government Relations, MDE

The meeting of the Education Finance Committee was adjourned 11:47am.


______________________________________________
Representative Jim Davnie, Chair

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Brittney Sunderland, Committee Legislative Assistant

More Info On This Meeting..
House TV Video:
View Archive

03:13 Conclusion of Governor's Budget Presentation from the Department of Education.
(The Committee recessed for five minutes).
32:24 Presentation on the cost of delivering special education services in MN from the Department of Education.


Conclusion of Governor's Budget Presentation from the Department of Education

Presentation on the cost of delivering special education services in MN from the Department of Education. A helpful series of references are in the governor's budget - .pdf pages 24 - 28:

https://mn.gov/mmb-stat/documents/budget/2022-23-biennial-budget-books/governors-recommendations-january/education.pdf

*Other agenda items may be added.*

This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here:
https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm

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