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July 1, 2005 – Parents United Network Update

July 1, 2005 – Parents United Network Update   Week of June 27, 2005 Update to the Parents United Network E-List By now, you all know that they state is in the midst of a partial shutdown, but we need to find out what that means for education.  Things are very fluid at this time […]

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June 24, 2005 – Parents United Network Update

June 24, 2005 – Parents United Network Update   Week of June 20, 2005 Update to the Parents United Network E-List                                                                                              Dates to Remember   June 27 9:00-11:00 Education Working Group Room 200 State Office Building Agenda includes discussion of Voucher/tax credit /school choice initiatives.   June 28 Minnesota is Watching is hosting […]

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June 16, 2005 – Parents United Network Update

June 16, 2005 – Parents United Network Update   Week of June 13, 2005 Update to the Parents United Network E-List                                                                                              Dates to Remember     June 30  Without a budget agreement, a partial shut down of the state begins. From what we know now, in the event that this happens, schools will […]

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June 11, 2005 – Parents United Network Update

June 11, 2005 – Parents United Network Update Week of June 6, 2005 Dates to Remember     June 30 Without a budget agreement, a partial shut down of the state begins.     What’s happening? Just to keep you up to the minute, the Education Working Group met last Thursday, June 2, Monday, June 6 […]

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June 1, 2005 – Parents United Network Update

June 1, 2005 – Parents United Network Update We need a real solution to Minnesota’s education funding needs. The children, from our earliest learners to our most advanced need our help NOW. Ask the Governor to release the details of the plan he is touting around the state Tell the Governor Early Childhood is non-negotiable—we […]

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May 27, 2005 – Parents United Network Update

May 27, 2005 – Parents United Network Update Week of May 23, 2005 Dates to Remember June 30 – Without a budget agreement, the state shuts down This Week Special session was called at 12:01am May 24. The Speaker of the House, the Senate Majority Leader and the Governor have been meeting all week, trying […]

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May 25, 2005 – Parents United Network Update

May 25, 2005 – Parents United Network Update While all the spin is occurring, it is important for us to keep our eye on the ball. We have worked very hard to keep education funding as the focus of this legislative session.  We have stayed true to our beliefs that schools need to be funded […]

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May 23, 2005 – Parents United Network Update

May 23, 2005 – Parents United Network Update Parents United Network So it’s May 23, the day of adjournment and what’s happening? It is 2pm the afternoon of May 23. The gavel is being held by Rep Sykora which means that the K12 Conference Committee is waiting for her call to convene. The good news […]

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May 20, 2005 – Parents United Network Update

May 20, 2005 – Parents United Network Update Week of May 16 What is happening right now with the stalemate in education funding is part of a larger budget problem.   There is a macro budget problem being discussed with two very different approaches to the solving of the problem being put forward.  This has held […]

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May 15, 2005 – Parents United Network Elist Update

May 15, 2005 – Parents United Network Elist Update   Week of May 9, 2005 Dates to Remember MAY23 – The Legislature is scheduled to adjourn at midnight This Week The K-12 Conference Committee is meeting.  It is critical that we have a showing at these meetings with our large Public School Parent Buttons in […]

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