Education

Senator Steve Cwodzinski Ushers Education Policy Bill to Passage in the Senate

Legislation Will Strengthen Schools and Support Students ST. PAUL, Minn. — On Tuesday, Education Policy Committee Chair Senator Steve Cwodzinski (DFL-Eden Prairie) ushered to passage a bill (SF 3567) that will help Minnesota’s students achieve academic and personal growth and… Read More »Senator Steve Cwodzinski Ushers Education Policy Bill to Passage in the Senate

Senate Majority Leader Erin Murphy: Senate-Passed Education Policy Bill Improves Student Literacy, Prevents Book Bans, Cuts Teacher Paperwork

Senate Also Approves Labor Bill Requiring Salary Information be Included in All Job Postings, As Well As Expanded Child and Worker Protections SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Senate Majority Leader Erin Murphy (DFL- St. Paul) said today that the Senate passed an Education policy… Read More »Senate Majority Leader Erin Murphy: Senate-Passed Education Policy Bill Improves Student Literacy, Prevents Book Bans, Cuts Teacher Paperwork

Senate Majority Leader Erin Murphy Says Bill Clarifying Role of School Resource Officers Headed to Senate Floor After Final Committee Approval

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Senate Majority Leader Erin Murphy (DFL- St. Paul) said today that the bill clarifying the role of School Resource Officers (SRO) across Minnesota will now head to the Senate floor after it was approved by the… Read More »Senate Majority Leader Erin Murphy Says Bill Clarifying Role of School Resource Officers Headed to Senate Floor After Final Committee Approval

Rep. Edelson and Senator Maye-Quade Comment on MDE READ Act Curriculum List

St. Paul, MN – Today, the Minnesota Department of Education released the approved curriculum list as required by the READ Act. ​The READ Act requires the Minnesota Department of Education to partner with the Center for Applied Research and Educational Improvement at the University of Minnesota to “identify at least five literacy curricula and supporting materials that are evidence-based and focused on structured literacy by January 1, 2024, and post a list of the curricula on the department website.” The lead authors of the READ Act, Rep. Heather Edelson (DFL – Edina) and Sen. Erin Maye Quade (DFL – Apple Valley) released the following statements: