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The following write-ups are produced and maintained by Minnesota House Research Department, with some links provided to other sources.

Education Requirements

Minnesota's K-12 Academic Standards

Finance Guide

K-12 Funding

Laws and Legal Issues

  • Federal and State Laws Governing Access to Student Records
    A 19-page information brief discussing provisions of federal and state laws that regulate access to student records, which are largely private and can't be disseminated unless allowed by law or rule. December 2015.
  • Minnesota's Public School Fee Law
  • Youth and the Law
    A 140-page guidebook explaining state law and court cases that establish rights, responsibilities, and protections for youth, including information on economic protection, education, health and social services, and criminal justice. February 2024.

Early Childhood & Adult Education

  • Early Learning Programs
    A 6-page information brief providing information on early learning programs in Minnesota. November 2018.

Schools & Districts


Teachers & Principals

Latest Materials


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