House Education Innovation Policy Committee

The House Education Innovation Policy Committee marked up the House Education Omnibus Policy Bill (HF 1591) Thursday in plenty of time to meet the first deadline. Click here for related story from Session Daily, “Omnibus education policy bill clears first hurdle in House.” On the other hand, the Senate Education Committee is…

Rep. Sondra Erickson unveiled her Omnibus Education Innovation Policy Bill during Tuesday’s House Education Innovation Policy Committee meeting. The bill (HF 1591) follows some similar themes from Rep. Jenifer Loon’s HF 2 bill. All the proposed changes can be categorized into these areas: teacher licensure, unrequested leave of absence (ULA),…

Rep. Jenifer Loon’s teacher licensure bill (HF2) sparked a lengthy discussion Thursday in the House Education Innovation Policy Committee. Loon originally introduced the bill to this committee on Tuesday. Click here for related story. Loon’s proposal would clarify a number of teacher licensure and employment conditions, most notably the “last…

In the House … The House Education Innovation Policy Committee began a discussion Tuesday on a teacher licensure bill (HF2) introduced by Rep. Jenifer Loon (Eden Prairie). This proposal aims to streamline the licensure process for out-of-state educators and encourage reciprocity, assist teacher applicants who are unable to pass Minnesota’s basic…

The House Education Innovation Policy Committee heard testimony on a trio of bills related to local control issues Tuesday. All three bills were strongly supported by education officials and advocates. School start date Up first was HF100, a bill sponsored by Rep. Kim Norton that would allow school districts to…

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