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Education Finance

FIFTEENTH MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - February 16, 2011

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION

EDUCATION FINANCE

MINUTES

Representative Kelly, Vice Chair of the Education Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 12:30 p.m. on February 16, 2011, in Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

KELLY, Tim, Vice Chair
GREILING, Mindy, DFL Lead
ANDERSON, Paul
ANZELC, Tom
BILLS, Kurt
BRYNAERT, Kathy
DAVNIE, Jim
DITTRICH, Denise
ERICKSON, Sondra
FABIAN, Dan
LOON, Jenifer
MARIANI, Carlos
MYHRA, Pam
PETERSEN, Branden
QUAM, Duane
SLOCUM, Linda
WARD, John
WOODARD, Kelby

Members excused:
GAROFALO, Pat, Chair
DOWNEY, Keith

A quorum was present.

Representative Loon moved that the minutes of February 15, 2011 be adopted.
THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Presentations on legislative priorities from the following groups:

Ready 4 K
Todd Otis, President

Minnesota Community Education Association
Tom Holton, Community Education Director, Bloomington/Richfield Public Schools
Karen Manske, Early Childhood Family Education, Chisago Lakes School District

Minnesota Head Start Association
Gayle Kelly, Executive Director
Laura Gilkey, Head Start Director, Scott, Carver, Dakota Community Action

Literacy Action Network
Tom Cytron-Hyson

Education Freedom Watch
Dr. Karen Effram

Representative Kelly adjourned the meeting at 2:08 p.m.



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REP. PATRICK GAROFALO, CHAIR


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Rebecca Peichel
Committee Legislative Assistant
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Testimony from: Ready 4 K, Minnesota Community Education Association, Minnesota Head Start Association, Literacy Minnesota, Education Freedom Watch