Commissioner Ricker to visit Forest Lake High School to tour CTE programs and discuss education budget

Commissioner Ricker to visit Forest Lake High School to tour CTE programs and discuss education budget

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Source: Minnesota Department of Education

On Monday, April 22, Education Commissioner Mary Cathryn Ricker will visit Forest Lake High School to tour their Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs and host a roundtable discussion with school district leaders, teachers, students, and local officials on Governor Tim Walz’s proposed education budget.

The governor’s budget makes a historic investment in schools to close funding gaps so that every child has a good teacher, can receive individual attention, and has access to the materials they need to develop the knowledge and skills to compete in today’s economy. In total, Governor Walz’s One Minnesota education budget invests $718 million in additional pre-K through grade 12 education funding over the next two years, and $159 million in additional funding to support Minnesota’s higher education system, including $47 million in grants to students.

WHO: Education Commissioner Mary Cathryn Ricker, NBCT School district leaders, teachers, students, and local officials of Forest Lake School District.

WHAT: Commissioner Ricker will visit Forest Lake High School to tour their Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs and host a roundtable discussion with school district leaders, teachers, students, and local officials on Governor Tim Walz’s proposed education budget

WHEN: 9 a.m. Monday, April 22, 2019

WHERE: Forest Lake High School, 6101 Scandia Trail North, Forest Lake, MN 55025

Contact Wendy Hatch at wendy.hatch@state.mn.us with any questions.

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