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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

Wednesday, March 03, 2021 at 1:00 PM
Chair: Rep. Ruth Richardson
Location: Remote Hearing
Agenda:

HF951 (Richardson) - Dismissal of students in kindergarten through grade 3 prohibited.
HF1408 (Becker-Finn) - Interpreter requirements modified.
HF1617 (Hassan) - Online personal finance class required for high school graduation.


**Bill number assigned to previously posted language per introduction and referral on 3/1/2021**
HF1712 (Keeler) - World's best workforce performance measure modified. (formerly posted as HF XXXX (Keeler) Revisor Number 21-02172)


***More bills may be added pending introduction and referral.***

*Agenda items may be added or removed. Bills may be taken in any order*

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

If you would like to sign up to testify, please email Laura.Taken-Holtze@house.mn by 5:00 P.M. the previous business day before the hearing. Public Testimony will be taken at the end of the hearing if time is available. If there is not time, members of the public will be asked to submit their testimony in writing.

Members of the public, organizations, and stakeholders are always welcome to submit written testimony in lieu of testifying via zoom. Please email your testimony as an attached MS Word Document or PDF file with OCR to Laura.Taken-Holtze@house.mn. Written testimony may be submitted up to 24 hours following the hearing. Written testimony received by 5:00 P.M. the previous business day will be part of the “virtual committee packet.”

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.

Please refer to the Committee Rules (posted under "Committee Documents") for further information.

Bills:
  • HF951 (Richardson) - Dismissal of students in kindergarten through grade 3 prohibited.
  • HF1408 (Becker-Finn) - Interpreter requirements modified.
  • HF1617 (Hassan) - Online personal finance class required for high school graduation.
  • HF1712 (Keeler) - World's best workforce performance measure modified.
Friday, March 05, 2021 at 1:00 PM
Chair: Rep. Ruth Richardson
Location: Remote Hearing
Time Note:

1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Agenda:

HF1376 (Frazier) - Teacher licensure provisions modified, Professional Educator Licensing and standards Board composition modified, rulemaking authorized, and technical changes made.

Public testimony on HF 1376 was taken on 3/1/2021, and the bill was laid over. No additional public testimony will be taken at this hearing. The author's amendment below was already adopted, but the bill has not been engrossed to incorporate the changes made by the amendment.

***More bills may be added***
**Agenda items may be added or removed. Bills may be taken in any order**

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:
  • HF1376 (Frazier) - Teacher licensure provisions modified, Professional Educator Licensing and standards Board composition modified, rulemaking authorized, and technical changes made.