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Dyslexia Bill Stalls To Dismay Of Advocates

Advocates for children with reading problems caused by dyslexia say they’re frustrated the issue isn’t getting attention from state lawmakers. GOP Sen. Roger Chamberlain of Lino Lakes figures there are up to 135,000 students in Minnesota public schools afflicted by dyslexia, in which the brain struggles to distinguish characters and sounds.

03/18/2014

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Bill On Subpar Teachers Gets Minn. Senate Hearing

Minnesota’s Senate Education Committee is considering a bill to prohibit schools from placing a student in a classroom led by a teacher deemed unsatisfactory under state standards, if that student had one the previous year.

03/14/2013

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Minn. Lawmakers Revisit Teacher Test Requirement

Some Minnesota lawmakers want to repeal a state law passed last year that requires all Minnesota teachers pass a reading, writing and math test to get a teaching license.

02/19/2013