2013-2014 Regular Session - Thursday, February 27, 2014
STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-SIXTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-EIGHTH SESSION
COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION FINANCE
Chair, Representative Paul Marquart
Representative Marquart, Chair of the Committee on Education Finance, called the meeting to order at 8:17AM, February 27th, 2014 in Room 10 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
Slocum, Vice Chair
Woodard, GOP Lead
A quorum was present.
Representative Erickson moved the minutes of February 26, 2013 be approved.
THE MOTION PREVAILED.
The Minnesota Department of Education provided an update on the 2013 omnibus E-12 education act provisions, student academic achievement, and federal education funding. Testifiers included Commissioner Dr. Brenda Cassellius; Director Melvin Carter, Office of Early Learning; Lisa Barnidge, Department of Education; and Deputy Commissioner Jessie Montano.
Members' questions and comments were addressed throughout the presentation.
The meeting was adjourned at 9:45AM.
Representative Paul Marquart, Chair
Joe Gould, Committee Legislative Assistant