Republicans in the Minnesota House are firming up their stance on one of the session’s biggest issues: education. A floor session on the GOP’s education budget was expected to last hours Saturday. The House would spend about $157 million more on schools and families over the next two years. The bulk of that is in money districts can use however they like.
Gov. Mark Dayton has vetoed a bill that would have let schools lay off teachers based on their performance rather than simply on seniority.
The Minnesota Senate passed a bill Monday that would let schools lay off teachers based on their performance in the classroom rather than by seniority alone.