STATE OF MINNEOSTA THIRTY-NINTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FOURTH SESSION
EDUCATION FINANCE COMMITTEE
Representative Barb Sykora, Chair of the Education Finance Committee, called the thirty-ninth meeting to order at 2:12 pm., on Monday, February 27, 2006 in Room 200 of the State Office Building. A quorum was present.
The clerk noted the roll.
Sykora, Barb, Chair Erickson, Sondra
Demmer, Randy, Vice Chair Greiling, Mindy
Bernardy, Connie Heidgerken, But
Dorn, John Johnson, Ruth
Eken, Ken Klinzing, Karen
Meslow, Doug Newman, Scott
Jessie Montano presented NCLB update, AYP schools.
Dr. Tim Vansickle, Director of Testing for the State of Minnesota – update on testing.
Dr. Patricia Olson Assistant Commissioner addressed value-added model.
Representative Sykora introduced new staff, Kathy Dettman and Karen Balmer.
Beth Aune addressed Phase I Honor States Grant and high school redesign, Minnesota P16 Partnership.
Dr. Wherry discussed the National Governor’s Association Grant, NGA and other initiatives, programs and projects, including STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering, Math.
Mr. Bryce talked about the Permanent School Trust Fund Aggregate Inventory Project, Trust Fund Revenue Enhancement Project.
4:45 p.m. the meeting was adjourned.
Representative Barb Sykora
Kathy Dettman, Committee Leg. Assist.