Minnesota Board of Teaching

The Legislative Study Group on Educator Licensure met for the fifth time on Tuesday, October 25. The group — made up of six state senators and six state representatives — is discussing concerns raised by the Office of the Legislator Auditor (OLA) report on Minnesota Teacher Licensure. Talks centered on…

Source: KMSP-TV The Minnesota Board of Teaching is in contempt of court. A Ramsey County judge made the unusual order on Friday, July 1, saying her “patience is at an end.” The contempt order criticizes the board for not following another order from the judge six months ago. On December…

Minnesota’s Office of the Legislative Auditor today released its “Minnesota Teacher Licensure” report. Their key finding: “Minnesota’s teacher licensure system is broken and needs significant changes.” In a statement, the Office of the Legislative Auditor wrote: We found that teacher licensure laws are complex and unclear. We also found that…

The Minnesota Office of the Legislative Auditor announced Friday it will release its Minnesota Teacher Licensure program evaluation report on March 4. This appears to be good news on the heels of Wednesday’s somewhat contentious House committee meeting. “We look forward to the report and its recommendations,” said Denise Dittrich,…

Today the Minnesota Board of Teaching adopted two resolutions that will have an impact on teacher licensure. The first resolution established basis of the basic skills tests to be at the level of “career and college ready” rather than the current level. This means the tests will be at the…

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