STATE OF MINNESOTA NINTH MEETING
MN HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY SECOND SESSION
Representative Jim Davnie, Chair of the Education Finance Committee, called the virtual meeting to order at 10:31am on January 28, 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.
A quorum was present.
Rep. Wolgamott moved that the minutes from January 27, 2021 be approved. Motion prevailed.
HF 4 (Hassan) Includes provisions designed to assist students and school systems adversely affected by COVID-19, including: calculating general education revenue for FY 2021 on the greater of the pupil units for FY 2020 or FY 2021; authorizing funding for extended time programs, including summer school, according to a plan adopted by school boards; providing enhanced services for students with an Individualized Education Program (IEP) outside of the IEP process; and appropriating state aid for a variety of onetime programs.
Rep. Hassan presented HF 4 in an informational hearing to the committee.
Steve Unowsky, Superintendent, Richfield Public Schools
Deanna Hron, Full Service Community School Coordinator, Deer River Public Schools
Jennifer Stefan, Principal of King Elementary, Deer River Public Schools
Abdul, Diriye, Parent, Affiliated with the Multicultural Autism Action Network
Kari Denissen Cunnien, Executive Director, Ignite Afterschool
Rebecca Graves, Executive Director, boys and Girls Clubs of Leech Lake Area
MyKayla Sims, 11th Grade student at Edison High School, Minneapolis Public Schools
Rebecca Wade, K-12 Special Education Teacher on Special Assignment, Roseville Area Schools
Matt Shaver, Policy Director, Ed Allies
Daniel Winker, Student at William Bryne Elementary, Burnsville
Talitha Winker, Parent of student at William Bryne Elementary, Burnsville
Adosh Unni, Director of Government Relations, MDE
The meeting of the Education Finance Committee was adjourned 11:38am.
Representative Jim Davnie, Chair
Brittney Sunderland, Committee Legislative Assistant