Selected testimony about “Last in, First out” and school trust lands legislation proposed in the 2012 session.
February 29, 2012 – Testimony of Mary Gilbert, Saint Paul Public Schools to Minnesota Senate and House Education Committees on House File 273–Students at low-performing schools enrollment options established.
February 16, 2012 – Position statement on “Last in – First Out” (LIFO) legislation, Parents United for Public Schools.
February 14, 2012 – Testimony of Margaret Bird and Kevin Carter on the administration of school trust lands in the State of Utah (Press release).
- Utah’s School Trust Lands Presentation (Power Point) – Managing school trust lands is a fiduciary duty (PDF version); (Summary Power Point; PDF version)
February 13, 2012 – Letter to Senator Wolf regarding Senate File 1690 – School districts to base leave of absence and discharge decisions on teacher evaluation outcomes (LIFO), Minnesota Department of Education.
February 8, 2012 – Letter to Representative Peterson regarding House File 1870 – School districts allowed to base unrequested leave of absence and discharge and demotion decisions on teacher evaluation outcomes (LIFO), Minnesota Department of Education.
January 31, 2012 – Testimony of Mary Cathryn Ricker, President of the Saint Paul Federation of Teachers, before the House Education Reform Committee regarding House File 1870.
January 24, 2012 – Testimony of Robert Doty, Chief Financial Officer of the Minneapolis Public Schools, before the House Education Finance Committee on HF1860.