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Education Finance

THIRTY-EIGHTH MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - February 09, 2012

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-EIGHTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION

EDUCATION FINANCE

MINUTES

Representative Garofalo, Chair of the Education Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 12:30 p.m. on February 09, 2012, in Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

GAROFALO, Pat, Chair
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
WOODARD, Kelby

Members excused:
DOWNEY, Keith
WARD, John

A quorum was present.

Representative Slocum moved that the minutes of February 08, 2012 be adopted.
THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Testimony heard on USDA Direct Certification Grant.
Daron Korte, Government Relations Office, Minnesota Department of Education
Joe Lee, Food and Nutrition Department, Minnesota Department of Education

Testimony heard on Race to the Top - Early Learning Challenge.
Kevin McHenry, Director of Government Affairs, Minnesota Department of Education
Dr. Karen Cadigan, Minnesota Department of Education
Mary Orr, Director, Community Partnerships and Child Care Services Division, Minnesota Department of Human Services
Maggie Diebel, Community and Family Health Division, Minnesota Department of Health

Representative Garofalo adjourned the meeting at 1:38 p.m.






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REP. PATRICK GAROFALO, CHAIR




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Rebecca Peichel
Committee Legislative Assistant
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Federal Grant Awards/Requests:
USDA Direct Certification Grant
Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge