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JOINT HEARING EDUCATION REFORM AND EDUCATION FINANCE

2011-2012 Regular Session - February 28, 2011

STATE OF MINNESOTA EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES


JOINT HEARING
EDUCATION REFORM AND EDUCATION FINANCE

MINUTES

A quorum was present and Representative Garofalo, Chair of the Education Finance Committee, called the joint hearing of the Education Reform and Education Finance Committees to order at 5:07 PM on February 28, 2011, in the Capitol Room 15.

The Committee Legislative Assistants noted the roll.

Members present:

GAROFALO, Patrick, Chair
ERICKSON, Sondra, Chair
DOEPKE, Connie, Vice Chair
GREILING, Mindy, DFL Lead
MARIANI, Carlos, DFL Lead
ANDERSON, Paul
BRYNAERT, Kathy
DITTRICH, Denise
BENSON, John
DAVNIE, Jim
KATH, Kory
KIEFFER, Andrea
KIEL, Debra
MARIANI, Carlos
MCFARLANE, Carol
MORAN, Rena
MYHRA, Pam
NORTON, Kim
O'DRISCOLL, Tim
PETERSEN, Branden
PETERSON, Sandra
SLOCUM, Linda
TILLBERRY, Tom
WARD, John
WOODARD, Kelby

Members excused:

KELLY, Tim, Vice Chair
ANZELC, Tom
BARRETT, Bob
BILLS, Kurt
CRAWFORD, Roger
DOWNEY, Keith
FABIAN, Dan
LOON, Jennifer
MURDOCK, Mark
QUAM, Duane

The committee heard a presentation.

Presenters:

Patricia Levesque, Executive Director, Foundation for Excellence in Education
John Winn, Former Commissioner of Education, Florida Department of Education
Jay Greene, Professor, Department of Education Reform, University of Arkansas

The presenters stood for questions.

The meeting was adjourned at 7:15 PM.







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REP. PATRICK GAROFALO, CHAIR


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REP. SONDRA ERICKSON, CHAIR



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Rebecca Peichel
Committee Legislative Assistant


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Melissa Hackenmueller
Committee Legislative Assistant
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Foundation for Excellence in Education
Patricia Levesque, Executive Director, Foundation for Excellence in Education
Jay Greene, Department Head and 21st Century Chair in Education Reform, University of Arkansas