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HouseMonday, March 8, 2021 1:00 PM      

Education Policy

Location: Remote Hearing
Chair: Rep. Ruth Richardson


No formal action will be taken, meaning Committee Members will NOT be voting on the bill. It is for informational purposes only.

HF874 (Hassan) Fundamental right to quality public education for all children provided, and constitutional amendment proposed.

Public testimony (up to 2 minutes each) will be taken from both those who support the bill and those who oppose/have concerns.

If you would like to sign up to testify live via zoom, please email by Friday, March 5, 2021 at 5:00 P.M. Please note in your email whether you support the bill or oppose/have concerns.

Members of the public, organizations, and stakeholders are always welcome to submit written testimony in lieu of testifying via zoom.

If you would like to submit written testimony, please email your testimony as an attached MS Word Document or PDF file with OCR to

Written testimony received by Sunday, March 7, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. will be included in the “virtual committee packet.” Written testimony may also be submitted up to 24 hours following the hearing to be included in the record.

This remote meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 which can be found here:

Public Viewing Information:
This remote hearing will be live-streamed via the House webcast schedule page:

NOTE: Channels HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice. If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122.

Committee Documents:
Agenda, 3-8-2021.pdf
Minutes, 3-5-2021.pdf
Slide, HF 874.pdf
AMSD Brief on Constitutional Amendment.pdf
Duluth News Tribune Our Children Column.pdf
Education Law Center.pdf
MBP EDU_Letter of Support for Page Amendment.pdf
Minnesota Indian Affairs Council Resolution.pdf
MN Association of Charter Schools - Page Amendment Letter - House Ed.pdf
National Parent Union Page Amendment Support Letter.pdf
Page Amendment - Community Partners.pdf
Page Amendment - Homeschool Q&A.pdf
Page Amendment - Overview.pdf
Page Amendment - What is the Page Amendment.pdf
Page Amendment testimony EdAllies.pdf
Page Amendment Testing Document.pdf
Response to Academics -- Alan C. Page 2.24.21 (final).pdf
Rochester Post Bulletin Our Children Column.pdf
St. Paul Pioneer Press Our Children Column.pdf
Statement by the NAACP on the Proposed Constitutional Amendment 3-8-21.pdf
TCDIP Homeschool Document.pdf
UofM Law School Law Review Brandie Burris.pdf
Testimony, Abdull.pdf
Testimony, Adkerson.pdf
Testimony, Anderson.pdf
Testimony, Andersson.pdf
Testimony, Aybar.pdf
Testimony, Beck.pdf
Testimony, Bell.pdf
Testimony, Blank.pdf
Testimony, Bouchie.pdf
Testimony, Brinkman.pdf
Testimony, Camareno.pdf
Testimony, Carlson.pdf
Testimony, Case.pdf
Testimony, Child Protection League Action.pdf
Testimony, Colbert.pdf
Testimony, Corniea.pdf
Testimony, Cudnik.pdf
Testimony, Dallager.pdf
Testimony, Damsgard.pdf
Testimony, Davies.pdf
Testimony, Dikkers, MACHE.pdf
Testimony, Fredrickson.pdf
Testimony, Gilbertson.pdf
Testimony, Goebel.pdf
Testimony, Goudy.pdf
Testimony, Grigsby.pdf
Testimony, Gundale.pdf
Testimony, Jaenchen.pdf
Testimony, Jalmasco.pdf
Testimony, Johnson.pdf
Testimony, Keller.pdf
Testimony, Kelly.pdf
Testimony, Krotzer.pdf
Testimony, Larson J..pdf
Testimony, Larson T..pdf
Testimony, Larson.pdf
Testimony, Lonnquist.pdf
Testimony, Maas.pdf
Testimony, Madison.pdf
Testimony, Martinson.pdf
Testimony, Mikkelson.pdf
Testimony, Milbrath.pdf
Testimony, Miller, K..pdf
Testimony, Miller.pdf
Testimony, Mueller.pdf
Testimony, Nelson, K.pdf
Testimony, Nelson.pdf
Testimony, Olmscheid.pdf
Testimony, Osterberg.pdf
Testimony, Overlander.pdf
Testimony, Pam.pdf
Testimony, Patnode.pdf
Testimony, Paulsen, MACHE.pdf
Testimony, Perry.pdf
Testimony, Price.pdf
Testimony, Reese.pdf
Testimony, Roeger.pdf
Testimony, Schnaus.pdf
Testimony, Schrock.pdf
Testimony, Simon.pdf
Testimony, Skalski.pdf
Testimony, Skulley.pdf
Testimony, Spencer.pdf
Testimony, Stocker.pdf
Testimony, Totushek.pdf
Testimony, Weber.pdf
Testimony, White.pdf
Testimony, Wold.pdf
Testimony, Ziffer.pdf
Orfield, Inquiry to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve.pdf
Orfield, PublicMediaRequest for Federal Reserve Documents.pdf
Orfield, Reply Letter to Neel Kashkari - 3-5-2020.pdf
Testimony, Gerdes.pdf
Testimony, Salgado.pdf
Testimony, Irion.pdf
Testimony, Mgeni, NAACP.pdf
Testimony, Buchmeyer.pdf
Testimony, Lundy.pdf
Testimony, O'Banion.pdf
Testimony, Oertel.pdf
Testimony, Boog.pdf
2021.03.05 President Kashkari Ltr and Research to House Education Policy Cmte HF874.pdf
Testimony, Kayser.pdf
testimony, Anders.pdf
testimony, Basinski.pdf
testimony, Dalldorf.pdf
testimony, Emery.pdf
testimony, Gregory.pdf
testimony, Hoffman.pdf
testimony, LaGrave.pdf
testimony, Noe.pdf



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