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Education Policy

ELEVENTH MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - February 21, 2013

STATE OF MINNESOTA ELEVENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-EIGHTH SESSION

COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION POLICY
Chair, Representative Carlos Mariani

MINUTES

Representative Mariani, Chair of Committee on Education Policy, called the meeting to order at 10:06 A.M. February 21, 2013 in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
Mariani, Chair
Brynaert, Vice Chair
Erickson, S., Lead
Anderson, M.
Benson, J.
Bly
Davnie
Erickson, R.
Faust
Isaacson
Kiel
Kresha
Leidiger
Marquart
Morgan
Nornes
Sawatzky
Urdahl
Wills
Yarusso

Members excused:
Barrett

A quorum was present

The following people provided a presentation on next generation Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Education Standards.

Peter Lindstrom, Executive Director of SciMathMN
Richard Husdson, SciMathMN Board Chair

Rep. Mariani moved that H.F. 261 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the House Floor.

Rep. Newton presented H.F. 261 (Newton); School districts allowed to begin the school year before Labor Day.

The following people testified on H.F. 261:

Tom Kavanaugh, Kavanaugh's resort, Minnesota Resort and Campground Association
Dave Thompson, Fisherman's Village Resort
Ric Dressen, Edina Superintendent
John Malone, Orono School Board Member

Rep. Mariani laid the bill over with the intent of taking it back up when the committee is next convened.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:31.




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Representative Carlos Mariani, Chair



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Jamael Lundy, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF261 (Newton) - School districts allowed to begin the school year before Labor Day.

Presentation by Steve Puitt on multi-state, next generation Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Education standards.