STATE OF MINNESOTA FOURTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION
EDUCATION FINANCE COMMITTEE
Representative Loon, Chair of the Education Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 1:02 P.M. on January 17th, 2017, in Room Five of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
LOON, Jenifer, Chair
BENNETT, Peggy, VC
DAVNIE, Jim, DFL Lead
A quorum was present.
Representative Peterson moved that the minutes of January 11th, 2017 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Representative Davnie moved that the minutes of January 12th, 2017 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Commissioner Brenda Cassellius, Minnesota Department of Education, gave an overview on early childhood education issues and a presentation on voluntary pre-k pilot program.
Commissioner Brenda Cassellius and MDE staff took questions from members.
Mary Gilbert, St Paul Public Schools
Ericca Maas, Close Gaps By Five
Karen DeVos, Early Childcare Professional, Ada, MN
The meeting was adjourned at 2:39 P.M.
Representative Jenifer Loon, Chair
Dorene Kainz, Committee Legislative Assistant