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HF 890 - Authorizes Education Funding - Minnesota Key Vote

David Tomassoni voted Nay (Passage With Amendment) on this Legislation.

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Issues Related to HF 890

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Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Authorizes Education Funding

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (34-32) -

Title: Authorizes Education Funding

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (72-59) -

Title: Authorizes Education Funding

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (38-28) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizes Education Funding

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes funds and regulations for the state's education system.

Highlights:
  • Appropriates $686 million to the Department of Education for the remainder of 2017, $6.2 billion for 2018, and $6.4 billion for 2019 (Article 1, Sec. 17).
  • Authorizes the Department of Education to spend $18 million in fiscal year 2018 and $19 million in fiscal year 2019 on non-public student education aid (Article 1, Sec. 17).

  • Requires each school’s annual calendar to include at least 165 days of instruction for students in grades 1 through 11 unless they have a four-day school week (Article 2, Sec. 2) .

  • Authorizes schools to have up to 5 e-learning days per year due to inclement weather (Article 2, Sec. 3).

  • Authorizes students in individualized education programs to satisfy graduation requirements by achieving proficient scores on alternative assessments (Article 2, Sec. 13).

  • Prohibits public school districts and charter schools from banning online learning programs (Article 2, Sec. 26).

  • Appropriates $6 million for early childhood literacy programs for 2018 and 2019 (Article 2, Sec. 37).

  • Requires the Board of Teaching to issue a two-year preliminary teacher license to an individual who enrolls in an alternative teacher preparation program (Article 3, Sec. 2).

  • Establishes a teacher shortage loan forgiveness program for teachers in identified shortage areas (Sec. 13).

  • Requires on-site education programs for children in all residential facilities including detention centers (Article 4, Sec. 6).

  • Requires the commissioners of health and education to jointly develop a plan to test for the presence of lead in water from school buildings (Article 5, Sec. 3).

  • Establishes the Lola and Rudy Perpich Arts Education Fund aimed at providing and enhancing arts education opportunities for K-12 students (Article 5, Sec. 9).

  • Specifies that families eligible for early learning scholarships must have an income of no more than 185% of the federal poverty line (Article 8, Sec. 16).

  • Appropriates $72 million to early learning scholarships for both 2018 and 2019 (Article 8, Sec. 24).

  • Authorizes the department of education to administer a test other than the GED to determine if individuals may receive a high-school equivalency certificate (Article 10, Sec. 5).

  • Appropriates $44 million in 2018 and $45 million in 2019 to literacy incentive aid (Article 11, Sec. 9).

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (75-54) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizes Education Funding

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes funds and regulations for the state's education system.

Highlights:
  • Appropriates $686 million to the Department of Education for the remainder of 2017, $6.2 billion for 2018, and $6.4 billion for 2019 (Article 1, Sec. 17).
  • Authorizes the Department of Education to spend $18 million in fiscal year 2018 and $19 million in fiscal year 2019 on non-public student education aid (Article 1, Sec. 17).

  • Requires each school’s annual calendar to include at least 165 days of instruction for students in grades 1 through 11 unless they have a four-day school week (Article 2, Sec. 2) .

  • Authorizes schools to have up to 5 e-learning days per year due to inclement weather (Article 2, Sec. 3).

  • Authorizes students in individualized education programs to satisfy graduation requirements by achieving proficient scores on alternative assessments (Article 2, Sec. 13).

  • Prohibits public school districts and charter schools from banning online learning programs (Article 2, Sec. 26).

  • Appropriates $6 million for early childhood literacy programs for 2018 and 2019 (Article 2, Sec. 37).

  • Requires the Board of Teaching to issue a two-year preliminary teacher license to an individual who enrolls in an alternative teacher preparation program (Article 3, Sec. 2).

  • Establishes a teacher shortage loan forgiveness program for teachers in identified shortage areas (Sec. 13).

  • Requires on-site education programs for children in all residential facilities including detention centers (Article 4, Sec. 6).

  • Requires the commissioners of health and education to jointly develop a plan to test for the presence of lead in water from school buildings (Article 5, Sec. 3).

  • Establishes the Lola and Rudy Perpich Arts Education Fund aimed at providing and enhancing arts education opportunities for K-12 students (Article 5, Sec. 9).

  • Specifies that families eligible for early learning scholarships must have an income of no more than 185% of the federal poverty line (Article 8, Sec. 16).

  • Appropriates $72 million to early learning scholarships for both 2018 and 2019 (Article 8, Sec. 24).

  • Authorizes the department of education to administer a test other than the GED to determine if individuals may receive a high-school equivalency certificate (Article 10, Sec. 5).

  • Appropriates $44 million in 2018 and $45 million in 2019 to literacy incentive aid (Article 11, Sec. 9).

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Authorizes Education Funding

Sponsors

  • Jenifer W. Loon (MN - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

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