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House Education Finance Division (Remote Hearing)
Wednesday, August 12 2020 - Archive Video
Meeting held in accordance with House Rule 10.01.
AGENDA:.
03:37 - Executive Order 20-82, the Safe Learning Plan for 2020-21 Guidance.
1:01:22 - Federal funds for K-12 public schools that relate to COVID-19.
Runs 1 hour, 36 minutes.

Joint meeting of the House Education Finance Division and the House Education Policy Committee (Remote Hearing)
Tuesday, June 30 2020 - Archive Video
• This meeting held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 •.
Joint informational hearing that will focus on distance learning and the 2020/2021 school year.
Public testimony.
Runs 1 hour, 47 minutes.

Joint meeting of the House Education Finance Division and the House Education Policy Committee (Remote Hearing)
Thursday, June 25 2020 - Archive Video
• This meeting held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 •.
Joint informational hearing on distance learning and the 2020/2021 school year.
04:22 - Testimony.
Runs 1 hour, 33 minutes.

Joint meeting of the House Education Finance Division and the House Education Policy Committee (Remote Hearing)
Wednesday, June 24 2020 - Archive Video
• This meeting held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 •.
Joint informational hearing on distance learning and the 2020/2021 school year.
Introductory remarks.
01:56 - Testimony.
Runs 1 hour, 34 minutes.

House Education Finance Division (Remote Hearing)
Monday, May 4 2020 - Archive Video
• This meeting held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 •.
04:48 - HF4542 (Davnie) Forecast adjustments made to general education, education excellence, teachers, special education, facilities, nutrition and libraries, early childhood, and community and lifelong learning; Departments of Education and Labor and Industry responsibilities clarified for construction and skills trades career counseling services; and base appropriations adjusted.
Runs 1 hour, 1 minute.
• The Minnesota House of Representatives is currently working on establishing the processes and technology that allow remote hearings to be held that are accessible to the public; we expect many refinements to come over the coming weeks; thank you for your patience as we adapt.

House Education Finance Division (Remote Hearing)
Thursday, April 30 2020 - Archive Video
• This meeting held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 •.
02:37 - Actual start to agenda, which was delayed by technical problems.
05:52 - HF4098 (Sandell) Innovation research zone program established, and money appropriated.
37:44 - HF3849 (Sandstede) Concurrent enrollment teacher training funding increased, and money appropriated.
Runs 55 minutes.
• The Minnesota House of Representatives is currently working on establishing the processes and technology that allow remote hearings to be held that are accessible to the public; we expect many refinements to come over the coming weeks; thank you for your patience as we adapt.

House Education Finance Division (Remote Hearing)
Tuesday, April 28 2020 - Archive Video
• This meeting held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 •.
03:53 - HF3992 (Murphy) Independent School District #709, Duluth; levy authority transfer from the long-term facilities maintenance revenue program to the debt redemption fund authorized, report required, and bonds issued.
25:45 - HF1177 (Wazlawik) Minnesota math corps program funding provided, and money appropriated.
41:33 - HF3642 (Kunesh-Podein) Tribal contract or grant schools authorized payment equivalent to annual payment to school districts and charter school from permanent school fund endowment, and money appropriated.
1:02:35 - HF4407 (Erickson) Independent School District #333, Ogilvie; fund transfer authorized.
Runs 1 hour, 21 minutes.

House Education Finance Division (Remote Hearing)
Thursday, April 23 2020 - Archive Video
• This meeting held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 •.
06:30 - HF116 (Freiberg) School districts authorized to renew expiring referendums by action of school board.
27:38 - HF1013 (Murphy) Full-service community schools grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
Runs 1 hour, 4 minutes.
• The Minnesota House of Representatives is currently working on establishing the processes and technology that allow remote hearings to be held that are accessible to the public; we expect many refinements to come over the coming weeks; thank you for your patience as we adapt.

House Education Finance Division (Remote Hearing)
Tuesday, April 21 2020 - Archive Video
• This meeting held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 •.
Agenda:.
04:19 - HF4415 (Davnie) Compensation for hourly employees required for school days cancelled due to COVID-19 (coronavirus) during the 2019-2020 school year.
51:52 - HF3192 (Fabian) Independent School District #441, Marshall County Central Schools; money transfer authorized from early childhood and family education reserve account to school readiness reserve account.
Runs 1 hour.
• The Minnesota House of Representatives is currently working on establishing the processes and technology that allow remote hearings to be held that are accessible to the public; we expect many refinements to come over the coming weeks; thank you for your patience as we adapt.

House Education Finance Division (Remote Hearing)
Tuesday, April 7 2020 - Archive Video
• This meeting was held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 •.
Agenda: COVID-19 response legislation.
06:22 - Informational hearing on HF4415 (Davnie) Compensation for hourly employees required for school days cancelled due to COVID-19 (coronavirus) during the 2019-2020 school year.
Runs 1 hour, 19 minutes.
• The Minnesota House of Representatives is currently working on establishing the processes and technology that allow remote hearings to be held that are accessible to the public; we expect many refinements to come over the coming weeks; thank you for your patience as we adapt.

Bridging the Gap: Eliminating racial disparities in education so every child can reach their full potential - afternoon session
Friday, March 6 2020 - Archive Video
Ideas on the table:.
00:33 - Proposed constitutional amendment.
- Alan Page, Former Associate Justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court & Neel Kashkari, President and Chief Executive Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis.
30:35 - Early childhood and the opportunity gap.
- Doctor Geoffrey Nagle, Erikson Institute.
1:00:33 - Panel of superintendents.
- Superintendent Asten Osei, Saint Louis Park.
- Superintendent Theresa Battle, Burnsville-Eagan-Savage.
- Superintendent Deb Hiel, Fridley.
- Superintendent Steve Unowsky, Richfield.
1:32:15 - Student, family, and community relationship strategies.
- José Muñoz, Coalition for Community Schools.
- Jessica Davis, Teacher of the Year.
- Emily Crook, Saint Louis Park Equity Coach.
2:03:47 - Cost of closing the opportunity and achievement gaps, a case study.
- Superintendent Christine Osorio, North Saint Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale.
2:26:45 - Closing comments.
Runs 2 hours, 34 minutes.

Bridging the Gap: Eliminating racial disparities in education so every child can reach their full potential - morning session
Friday, March 6 2020 - Archive Video
Defining the problem:.
Introductory remarks.
04:37 - A changing and diversifying population.
- Doctor Susan Brower, State Demographer.
35:24 - Comments by Representative Rena Moran (DFL-Saint Paul).
47:47 - Student testimony on the opportunity gap.
- Neese Parker, MN Youth Council Alum.
1:07:48 - Greater MN experiences of the opportunity gap.
- Kathleen Annette, President and CEO, Blandin Foundation.
1:30:11 - Measuring the achievement gap and studying social and emotional learning.
- Doctor Michael Rodriquez, University of Minnesota.
2:05:16 - Discipline & suspensions discussion.
- Doctor Bernadeia Johnson, Mankato State University.
2:34:30 - Student & parental perspectives on barriers to success in public schools.
- Erica Valliant.
- Lawrence Parret, 11th grader, Patrick Henry High, Minneapolis.
- Najima Ali, 11th grader, Patrick Henry High, Minneapolis.
2:59:08 - Overview of approaches in other states.
- Daniel Thatcher, J.D., National Conference of State Legislatures.
3:31:06 - How litigation impacts the policy landscape.
- Kathy Woodruff, Attorney General’s Office.
Recess.
Runs 3 hours, 40 minutes.

House Education Finance Division
Wednesday, March 4 2020 - Archive Video
01:24 - Compensatory Education Revenue Report from the Office of the Legislative Auditor.
1:00:15 - HF3316 (Koegel) Extended time programming requirement to set aside compensatory revenue eliminated.
1:15:42 - HF3192 (Fabian) Independent School District #441, Marshall County Central Schools; money transfer authorized from early childhood and family education reserve account to school readiness reserve account.
Runs 1 hour, 31 minutes.

House Education Finance Division
Thursday, February 13 2020 - Archive Video
01:55 - Youth and Parent Voices.
Runs 1 hour, 6 minutes.

House Education Finance Division
Wednesday, May 22 2019 - Archive Video
Informational hearing on the Special Session Omnibus Education bill.
Comments by members.
05:02 - Nonpartisan staff walk-through of articles and spreadsheets.
56:54 - Public testimony.
Runs 1 hour, 40 minutes.
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House Education Finance Division
Tuesday, April 2 2019 - Archive Video
HF2400 (Davnie) Omnibus Education Finance bill.
Runs 1 hour, 26 minutes.

House Education Finance Division
Wednesday, March 27 2019 - Archive Video
01:33 - HF882 (Sandstede) General education basic formula allowance increased by three percentage points per year, general education basic formula allowance future increases linked to rate of inflation, and money appropriated.
34:50 - HF1190 (Sandell) Concurrent enrollment program fully funded, and money appropriated.
48:00 - HF1969 (Erickson) Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education (STEM) grant program created, report required, and money appropriated.
1:00:53 - HF2110 (Lien) Long-term facilities revenue maximum amount modified for school districts with adjusted square footage.
1:07:32 - HF2325 (Lee) Adult basic education aid calculation modified, and money appropriated.
The Division recessed.
Runs 1 hour, 31 minutes.
No video available of the reconvening.

House Education Finance Division
Tuesday, March 26 2019 - Archive Video
04:16 - HF824 (Kunesh-Podein) Increase Teachers of Color Act funding provided, seeking to double American Indian teacher and teachers of color, reports required, and money appropriated (see amendment).
43:33 - HF2195 (Pryor) Early care and education program requirements governed including quality rating and improvement system, implementation outreach, universal identified requirements, and data practices evaluation; early care and education coordination task force established; technical changes made; and money appropriated.
48:21 - HF566 (Wazlawik) School safety assessment teams required, and money appropriated.
1:05:52 - HF16 (Urdahl) Small school revenue calculation modified.
1:12:28 - HF1148 (Christensen) Energy conservation revolving loan fund established in schools, and money appropriated.
Runs 1 hour, 26 minutes.

House Education Finance Division
Thursday, March 21 2019 - Archive Video
00:39 - HF1711 (Youakim) Omnibus Education Policy bill.
- Walk-through with House Research.
39:54 - HF2401 (Davnie) General education aid modified.
42:01 - HF1133 (Acomb) Solar energy systems installation on school buildings by school districts grant program established, account and a reserve account created, and money appropriated.
1:13:03 - HF692 (Poppe) Pupils enrolled in career and technical education courses extended time use expanded.
1:30:32 - HF73 (Gunther) Pupils enrolled in career and technical education courses extended time use expanded.
1:32:00 - HF246 (Bennett) Vocational enrichment program established, and money appropriated.
The Division recessed.
Runs 1 hour, 37 minutes.
No video available of the reconvening.

House Education Finance Division
Wednesday, March 20 2019 - Archive Video
02:13 - HF1207 (Olson) Independent School District #709, Duluth; special education formulas modified, fiscal year 2016 base adjusted, and money appropriated.
20:36 - HF814 (Edelson) School-linked mental health grants modified, report required, and money appropriated (informational hearing).
46:23 - HF1559 (Youakim) Paraprofessionals paid orientation required, paraprofessional training funding provided, and money appropriated.
1:03:40 - HF732 (Jurgens) School-linked mental health grants funding provided, and money appropriated.
Runs 1 hour, 29 minutes.

House Education Finance Division
Tuesday, March 19 2019 - Archive Video
01:04 - HF194 (Murphy) Special education funding increased for school districts, tuition bill backs to resident school districts reduced, and local optional revenue and operating referendum revenue added to general education revenue for charter schools.
38:55 - HF1162 (Wolgamott) Special education funding increased.
1:06:20 - HF1879 (Loeffler) Unreimbursed special education costs state fund created, report required, and money appropriated.
1:16:01 - HF1025 (Carlson, L) Forecasted positive general fund balances required to be allocated to restore special education aid payment percentage.
Runs 1 hour, 21 minutes.

House Education Finance Division
Wednesday, March 13 2019 - Archive Video
01:07 - HF2207 (Davnie) Prekindergarten through grade 12 education funding provided including general education, education excellence, special education, facilities and technology, nutrition, libraries, early childhood and family support, community education, self-sufficiency and lifelong learning, and state agencies; and money appropriated (pending referral from House Ways & Means Committee) Governor’s Education Finance bill.
- Presentations from Kate Lynne Snyder and Tom Melcher.
Runs 1 hour, 20 minutes.

House Education Finance Division
Tuesday, February 26 2019 - Archive Video
01:45 - Teacher of the Year presentations.
28:27 - Informational hearing on HF247 (Kunesh-Podein) Student access to library media specialists grant program established, and money appropriated.
1:02:52 - HF1282 (Murphy) Regional public library systems aid distribution modified, and money appropriated.
Runs 1 hour, 29 minutes.

House Education Finance Division
Tuesday, February 19 2019 - Archive Video
02:44 - Homework Starts at Home initiative presentations.
54:05 - HF813 (Richardson) Suicide prevention teacher training funding provided, and money appropriated.
Runs 1 hour, 23 minutes.

House Education Finance Division
Thursday, February 14 2019 - Archive Video
00:20 - Community Learning Grant Program overview.
23:55 - HF907 (Lee) After-school community learning program funding provided, report required, and money appropriated.
1:06:28 - HF1037 (Edelson) School breakfast aid calculation modified, school breakfast aids to high-poverty school sites increased, and money appropriated.
Runs 1 hour, 30 minutes.

House Education Finance Division
Thursday, February 7 2019 - Archive Video
00:41 - Early childhood education programs overview.
Runs 1 hour, 22 minutes.

House Education Finance Division
Wednesday, February 6 2019 - Archive Video
01:09 - English learner programs presentations.
56:36 - HF448 (Her) English learner programs revenue increased, and money appropriated.
Runs 1 hour, 26 minutes.

House Education Finance Division
Thursday, January 31 2019 - Archive Video
00:40 - Special education and cross-subsidy related presentations.
1:01:04 - HF207 (O'Neill) Monticello; school district special education adjustment modified.
Runs 1 hour, 24 minutes.

House Education Finance Division
Wednesday, January 30 2019 - Archive Video
00:17 - Department of Education presentations.
- Mary Cathryn Ricker, Commissioner.
- Tom Melcher, Director of the Program Finance Division.
Runs 1 hour, 24 minutes.

House Education Finance Division
Wednesday, January 23 2019 - Archive Video
01:44 - House Research presentations.
57:22 - Public testimony on issues relating to the Education Finance Division.
Runs 1 hour, 27 minutes.

Joint meeting of the House Education Policy Committee and the House Education Finance Division
Tuesday, January 22 2019 - Archive Video
Presentations: Mental Health and Youth:.
02:04 - National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) - Minnesota.
- Sue Abderholden, MPH, Executive Director, NAMI.
21:49 - Minnesota School Counselors Association.
- Kelly Arrington, school social worker, Jenny Lind Elementary School.
- Trina Olson, School Counselor, Milaca Public Schools.
- Deb Mehr, President, School Nurse Organization of Minnesota.
51:13 - Education Minnesota.
- Justin Killian, staff, Education Minnesota.
- Casey Cavanaugh,1st grade teacher, Adams Spanish Immersion School.
- Jill Russell, school social worker, Robbinsdale Public Schools.
1:16:51 - PrairieCare.
- Christopher Wall, MD.
Runs 1 hour, 32 minutes.

House Education Finance Division
Wednesday, January 16 2019 - Archive Video
Presentations from:.
03:18 - Association of Metropolitan School Districts.
19:06 - Minnesota Rural Education Association.
44:46 - Minnesota Association of Charter Schools.
Runs 1 hour, 25 minutes.