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HouseWednesday, March 17, 2021 1:00 PM      

Education Policy

Location: Remote Hearing
Chair: Rep. Ruth Richardson


HF1317 (Keeler) - Educator expense credit established.
HF1644 (Edelson) - School calendar start date exceptions modified, hours of instruction definition modified, average daily membership definition modified, innovation zone provisions modified, flexible learning year program modified, and distance learning provided.
HF965 (Edelson) - Special education recovery services and support plans for students with disabilities required, and money appropriated.

***Bills may be taken in any order. Agenda items may be added or removed.***

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

Due to the nature of zoom meetings, written testimony is highly encouraged as an alternative to testifying live. Written testimony must be a PDF file in OCR format, but an MS Word document can be converted if needed. Written testimony can be submitted to If you email it by 5:00 P.M. on Tuesday, March 16, 2021, your written testimony 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.

Public Testimony will be taken at the end of the hearing if time is available in allotments of up to two minutes per testifier/organization. If there is not time, members of the public will be asked to submit their testimony in writing. If you would like to sign up to testify live via zoom, please email by Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at 5:00 P.M.

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.
Please refer to the Committee Rules (posted under "Committee Documents") for further information.

Committee Documents:
Amendment, HF965DE2 (Edelson).pdf
Amendment, HF1644DE2 (Edelson).pdf
Agenda, 3-17-2021.pdf
Minutes, 3-15-2021.pdf
Bill Summary, HF 1317.pdf
Bill Summary, HF 965 (DE2 amendment).pdf
Bill Summary, HF 1644 (DE2 amendment).pdf
alyssa horvat - HF 965.pdf
Amanda Collins - HF 965.pdf
Amy Fields Letter - HF 965.pdf
anonymous - HF 965.pdf
aubrey- HF 965.pdf
aviles HF 965.pdf
carpio - hF 965.pdf
Collins letter - HF 965.pdf
delaney - HF 965.pdf
Educator Expense Testimony, Henning.pdf
foster letter - SF 965.pdf
Hanson - HF965.pdf
HF1644 Payne - written testimony.pdf
JF Testimony.pdf
JLancial Testimony.pdf
kline - HF 965 .pdf
lang letter - HF 965.pdf
laube letter - HF 965.pdf
Leilani Stoltzman - HF 965.pdf
MAAN Letter of support for HF 965 SF 1210.pdf
meek - HF 965.pdf
merchant - HF 965.pdf
MN Autism Council Letter of Support - HF 965 SF1210.pdf
Nadine Mongo letter - HF 965.pdf
rick aviles - HF 965.pdf
SF 1210 Recovery Education One-Pager 3.9.21.pdf
SF1210 Recovery Education One-Pager accessible 3.10.21.pdf
slominski2 HF 965.pdf
thomas - HF965.pdf
Toni Malone letter - HF 965.pdf
Minutes (updated), 2-15-21.pdf
Minutes (updated), 2-17-21.pdf
Minutes (updated), 3-3-21.pdf
Minutes (updated), 3-5-21.pdf



The Legislature will be in recess for the Easter/Passover holidays beginning end of day, Friday, March 26, 2021 through Monday, April 5th, 2021. Legislative activity may resume at 8:30 A.M. on Tuesday, April 6th, 2021.
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