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Education Policy

TWENTY-THIRD MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - February 20, 2014

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-THIRD 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 9:30 AM, February 20, 2014 in Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

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

Members excused:
Brynaert, Vice Chair
Bly
Kiel
Marquart

A quorum was present

The following people offered a presentation on the Standard Adult High School Diploma Task Force:

Tom Cytrom-Hysom, Literacy Action Network
Karen Wolters, Mankato Area Adult Basic Education
Daren Korte, Minnesota Department of Education
Brad Hasskamp, ABE Policy an Operations Specialist, Minnesota Department of Education

The following people offered a presentation on the Career Pathways and Technical Education Task Force:

Richard Rosivach, Teacher, Irondale High School
Rose Hermodson, Assistant Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Education

The following people offered a presentation on the Teacher Licensure Advisory Task Force:

Christopher Smith, Augsburg College, Education Dept.
Rose Hermodson, Assistant Commissioner, MN Dept. of Education
Rep. Sondra Erickson

The following bills were briefly summarized by Chair Mariani:
H.F. 171 (Ward, J.E.)
H.F. 716 (Selcer)
H.F. 34 (Erickson, S.)
H.F. 652 (Kiel)
H.F. 965 (Urdaul)
H.F. 1166 (Erickson, S.)

The following person offered testimony on HF 1351 (Erickson, S.):

Daron Korte, Minnesota Department of Education

The meeting was adjourned at 11:58AM.




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Representative Carlos Mariani, Chair



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Jamael Lundy, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..

Student Accountability
I. Adult Basic Diploma Task Force Work and Recommendations
II. Career Pathways and Technical Education Task Force Work and Recommendations
III. Informational overview of related legislation (HFs 1945, 1351, 301)

Teacher Accountability
I. Teacher Licensure Advisory Task Force Work and Recommendations
II. Informational overview of related legislation (HFs 34, 171, 652, 716, 965, 1166)