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Education Policy

TWENTY-SECOND MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - July 09, 2013

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-SECOND 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 11:05 AM, July 9th, 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
Bly
Davnie
Isaacson
Kiel
Kresha
Sawatzky
Urdahl
Wills
Yarusso

Members excused:
Morgan
Erickson, R.
Marquart
Faust
Anderson, M.
Leidiger
Benson, J.
Nornes
Barrett

A quorum was present

Rep. S. Erickson moved that the minutes of March 14th, 2013 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED

Rep. S. Erickson moved that the minutes of March 21st, 2013 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED

The following people offered a presentation on the importance of integration programs, state interest in integration, and state history with the crosswinds building:

Lisa Larson, House Research
Tim Strom, House Research
Myron Orfeild, Professor of Law; Director, U of M Institute on Metropolitan Opportunity

The following person offered a presentation of the Crosswinds program:

Bryan Bass, Principal, Crosswind Art and Science School

The meeting recessed at 12:29 PM

The meeting reconvened at 12:51

The following people offered a presentation of the Crosswinds program:
Tami Bayne- Kuczmarski, Crosswinds Parents
Kelly DeBrine, Crosswinds Parents
Juan Jimenez, Crosswinds Student
Sam Larson, Crosswinds Student
Nate Celeste, Crosswinds Student

The following people offered a presentation of the Harambee program:

Kathy Griebel, Principal, Harambee
Jocelyn Stein, Harambee and Crosswinds Parent

The following people offered a presentation of the governance structure of EMID, financial relationships to districts and the state:

Bruce Hagerty, Former Member, EMID Joint Powers Board
Shari Thompson, EMID Business Services Director
Jan Mohr, EMID Superintendent

The meeting was adjourned at 2:00PM.




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Representative Carlos Mariani, Chair



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

Informational Hearing on Integration Programs in the East Metro.
Meeting will be held in the OEI Meeting Space of the Crosswinds Art and Science School. Signage will be posted to direct visitors to the Room.