school start date

ST. PETER — MSBA recently surveyed member school districts regarding the 2015 legislation to allow an early school start date. Our results showed one-third (33 percent) of the districts will be starting school before Labor Day. The recent survey received responses from 233 member school districts (out of 333) — a 70 percent…

Senate Education Committee Chair Sen. Chuck Wiger unveiled the Senate Education Policy Omnibus Bill (SF 1495) Wednesday. (Click here to view the delete-all amendment to SF 1495). The bill has similar themes as the House Omnibus Education Innovation Policy Bill (HF 1591), but with one stark difference — the Senate bill…

The Senate Education Committee heard 11 bills and 20 testifiers — concerning school calendars and schedules — during Wednesday’s two-hour meeting. The school-start date bills discussed during the hearing that ranged from: Allowing schools to start before Labor Day. Allowing schools to start before Labor Day — but not holding school…

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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