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Minnesota Legislature

Education Policy

Meets: Monday and Wednesday, 1:00 p.m. in Room 200
Committee Chair: Rep. Ruth Richardson (52B)
Vice Chair: Rep. Hodan Hassan (62A)

Staff

Committee Administrator: Laura Taken-Holtze laura.taken-holtze@house.mn
Committee Legislative Assistant: Ellen Larson 651-296-5517

Committee Documents

Meeting Minutes

Upcoming Meetings

Monday, March 08, 2021 at 1:00 PM
Chair: Rep. Ruth Richardson
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:

***HF 874 is for INFORMATIONAL HEARING ONLY***
No formal action will be taken, meaning Committee Members will NOT be voting on the bill. It is for informational purposes only.

HF 874 (Hassan) Fundamental right to quality public education for all children provided, and constitutional amendment proposed.


Public testimony (up to 2 minutes each) will be taken from both those who support the bill and those who oppose/have concerns.

If you would like to sign up to testify live via zoom, please email Laura.Taken-Holtze@house.mn by Friday, March 5, 2021 at 5:00 P.M. Please note in your email whether you support the bill or oppose/have concerns.

Members of the public, organizations, and stakeholders are always welcome to submit written testimony in lieu of testifying via zoom.

If you would like to submit written testimony, please email your testimony as an attached MS Word Document or PDF file with OCR to Laura.Taken-Holtze@house.mn.

Written testimony received by Sunday, March 7, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. will be included in the “virtual committee packet.” Written testimony may also be submitted up to 24 hours following the hearing to be included in the record.

This remote meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 which can be found here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/permrule.asp

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.

Bills:
  • HF874 (Hassan) - Fundamental right to quality public education for all children provided, and constitutional amendment proposed.
Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at 1:00 PM
Chair: Rep. Ruth Richardson
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:

Walk through and public testimony of Education Policy Omnibus Bill.
The DE amendment (containing the language of the Omnibus Bill) will be posted at least 24 hours in advance of the hearing.

Time will be allotted for public testimony (up to 2 minutes each) in response to the posted DE Amendment (omnibus bill). If we run out of time, you are encouraged to submit your comments in writing after the hearing.

If you would like to sign up to testify live via zoom, please email Laura.Taken-Holtze@house.mn by Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 6:00 P.M.

If you would like to submit written testimony, please email your testimony as an attached MS Word Document or PDF file with OCR to Laura.Taken-Holtze@house.mn. If you email it by 8:00 P.M. on Tuesday, March 9, 2021, your written testimony will be included in the “virtual committee packet.” Written testimony may also be submitted up to 24 hours following the hearing to be included in the record.

This remote meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 which can be found here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/permrule.asp

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.

Friday, March 12, 2021 at 1:00 PM
Chair: Rep. Ruth Richardson
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:

HF1081 (Richardson) - Commissioner of education reporting requirements clarified, and obsolete language removed. (The DE Amendment to this bill will be the Education Policy Omnibus Bill)

Amendments to HF 1081

*Public testimony on the Education Policy Omnibus Bill is being taken on 3/10/2021. No further public testimony will be taken on 3/12/2021.*

This remote meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 which can be found here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/permrule.asp

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.

Bills:
  • HF1081 (Richardson) - Commissioner of education reporting requirements clarified, and obsolete language removed.