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Education Finance

EIGHTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - January 27, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA EIGHTH 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 January 27, 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
XIONG, Tou
YOUAKIM, Cheryl

Excused:
WOLGAMOTT, Dan

A quorum was present.

Rep. Jordan moved that the minutes from January 26, 2021 be approved. Motion prevailed.

Chair Davnie introduced the finalized Education Finance Committee Rules for the biennium, which have been updated to reflect our new virtual process.

Presentations on potential solutions to the challenges of stabilizing education funding during COVID-19.

Testifiers:
Astein Osei, Superintendent, St. Louis Park Public Schools
Stephanie Burrage, Interim Superintendent, Robbinsdale Public Schools
David Krenz, Superintendent, Austin Public Schools
Melissa Schaller, Executive Director of Student Services, Intermediate School District 917
Darren Kermes, Superintendent, Intermediate School District 288
Debbra C. Marcotte, Executive Director, Hiawatha Valley Education District


The meeting of the Education Finance Committee was adjourned 11:41am.


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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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05:11 Stabilizing education funding during COVID-19.

Runs 1 hour, 11 minutes


The challenges of stabilizing education funding during COVID-19, and potential solutions.

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

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp NOTE: 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.

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