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MSBA at the Capitol — Senate DFL proposes $350 million for E-12 education over next biennium

On Friday morning, the Senate DFL majority leadership unveiled their budget proposal and committee targets for government spending for the 2016-17 biennium. The state has a projected budget surplus of $1.87 billion for the next biennium. 86 more words

2015 Legislative Session

MSBA Action Alert — Urge your local legislators to support funding formula increase, eliminate LIFO

Dear MSBA Members:

The Minnesota Legislature is taking its Easter/Passover break from March 28 to April 6. During this time, we encourage you to use your “home-field advantage” and meet with your local legislators regarding two critical issues — education funding and the teacher layoff system. 353 more words


Open letter to those who believe that Education is vital to a successful society:

I write this letter as a plea to each and every one of you to take the time to tell the BC Government that education is a priority and that it must be properly funded. 944 more words


MSBA at the Capitol — House Republicans propose disappointing budget target for education spending

The House Republican majority unveiled their budget proposal and committee targets for government spending in 2016-17 biennium.

With a $1.8 billion surplus, the GOP’s top budget priority is $2 billion in tax relief. 124 more words

2015 Legislative Session

Vol. #83: Continued Professional Evolution

Just some recent tweets and thoughts about the importance of continued learning and collaboration for educators.

Who dares to teach must never cease to learn. – John Cotton Dana

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Brownback gets bill to overhaul Kansas school funding

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – A bill overhauling how Kansas distributes more than $4 billion in aid a year to its public schools has been delivered to Republican Gov. 129 more words