Education Bill Gives Schools Option Of Pre-Labor Day StartMinnesota lawmakers are giving school districts a chance to get their academic years started sooner this fall. An education plan set for upcoming votes by the Legislature would allow all districts to resume classes on Sept. 1 for the coming year only.
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House Speaker Daudt Hopes For Quick Deal On EducationHouse Republicans think they can quickly reach a special session deal with Gov. Mark Dayton on public school funding.
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Minn.'s Dayton Signs $15.7B Education BillMinnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has signed an education package that boosts spending on schools and scales back high-stakes testing. Dayton and Democratic legislators on Wednesday celebrated the $15.7 billion bill, which is about $485 million more than the state spends now.
Minn. House Passes Bill Requiring Teacher Test The Minnesota House has unanimously passed a bill that would require teachers to pass a basic skills test before getting a teacher's license.
Mayor, School Leaders Criticize GOP Education BillMayors and superintendents from three of Minnesota's largest school districts are criticizing a Republican-sponsored education bill moving through the Legislature.
House-Passed Education Bill Calls For Funding, Tenure CutsThe Republican House passed a sweeping education bill that would change funding for every school in Minnesota. It would also change the way teachers and schools are evaluated.