STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY SEVENTH MEETING
MN HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY SECOND SESSION
Representative Jim Davnie, Chair of the Education Finance Committee, called the virtual meeting to order at 3:01pm on April 27, 2021 pursuant to House rule 10.01. The meeting was broadcast via Zoom and House Public Information Services.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
A quorum was present.
Rep. Erickson moved that the minutes from April 22, 2021 be approved. Motion prevailed.
HF 2471 (Davnie) This bill codes a new chapter of statutes, chapter 124F, containing provisions to increase integration in schools, create diverse magnet schools, and implement a voluntary integration program, among other provisions. The bill redirects and reorganizes the current integration revenue program and establishes a new category of revenue for school districts and charter schools participating in the culturally responsive teaching, learning, integration, and inclusion program.
Vice-Chair Sandstede assumed the gavel at 3:05pm.
Rep. Davnie presented HF 2471 in an informational hearing. No formal action was taken.
Keith Ellison, Attorney General, State of Minnesota
Daron Korte, Assistant Commissioenr, MN Department of Education
Dan Schulman, Leand Counsel, Cruz-Guzman v. State of MN
Scott Thomas, Director of Student Services, Northeast Metro Intermediate School District
Rucker Johnson, Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy, Goldman School of Public Policy,
University of California, Berkeley
Charvez Russell, Executive Director, Friendship Academy of the Arts, Minneapolis
Brandon Wait, Executive Director, Paladin Career & Technical High School, Blaine
Samuel Yigzaw, Executive Director, higher Ground Academy, St. Paul
The meeting of the Education Finance Committee was adjourned 4:37pm.
Representative Jim Davnie, Chair
Brittney Sunderland, Committee Legislative Assistant