STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRD MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SIXTH SESSION
K-12 EDUCATION POLICY & OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE
Representative Carlos Mariani, Chair of the K-12 Education Policy & Oversight Committee, called the third meeting to order at 8:35 AM on Thursday, January 15, 2009 in the Basement hearing room of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll:
MARIANI, Carlos (Chair)
A quorum was present.
Rep. Doekpe moved that the minutes of January 13, 2009 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE MINUTES WERE ADOPTED.
Ms. Lisa Larson, House Research, presented the history of No Child Left Behind.
Handout: "Measures of Student Learning and School Accountability," House Research
Ms. Beth Aune, Director of Academic Standards and P-16, Minnesota Department of Education, presented Minnesota’s K-12 academic standards.
Handout: "An Overview of Minnesota K-12 Academic Standards" PowerPoint Presentation
Questions and discussion followed
Ms. Michelle Walker, Chief Accountability Officer, St. Paul Public Schools, and Evelyn Belton-Kocher, Director of Research, Evaluation, and Assessment, presented on student assessments on a state and school district level.
Rep. Brynaert, and Mr. Tom Boatman, Supervisor of Assessment and Testing, Minnesota Department of Education, presented on the Minnesota Growth Model.
Handouts: "Minnesota State Growth Model Proposal" PowerPoint Presentation
"Growing Towards Success: Minnesota’s Growth Model" PowerPoint Presentation
"Minnesota Assessments: Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments-Series II"
Mr. Thel Kocher, Director of Research and Evaluation, Edina Public Schools, presented on using multiple measures of student achievement.
Handout: "Edina Public Schools: Strategic Direction 2"
Questions and discussion followed.
The meeting was adjourned at 10:02 AM.
REP. CARLOS MARIANI, CHAIR
Committee Legislative Assistant