STATE OF MINNESOTA ELEVENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-EIGHTH SESSION
COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION POLICY
Chair, Representative Carlos Mariani
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.
Brynaert, Vice Chair
Erickson, S., Lead
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.
Representative Carlos Mariani, Chair
Jamael Lundy, Committee Legislative Assistant