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October 29 2007

October 29 2007 If we are ever going to get the state to step up to its responsibility and change the way our schools are being funded,we need to come together and demand they act. Take a minute to help us tell our State Leaders thatLocal Levies are a Crazy Way to Fund Schools! Whether […]

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September 2007

September 2007 Update for September 2007 — From Mary Cecconi, Executive Director If this is your first update from Parents United, welcome!It was great to meet many of you at our parent levy workshop and at the PTA conference in August. Please let us know if you have questions or experience any problems with your […]

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July 30, 2007

July 30, 2007 Update for July 2007 — From Mary Cecconi, Executive Director   In This Issue What is Happening? At the Capitol What’s New on the Website?   Important  Events  This SummerEvents are listed here for your information (not all sponsored by Parents United) Wednesday, August 15, 2007 “Let’s Talk Strategy”: A Levy Workshop […]

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June 26, 2007

June 26, 2007 Update for June 26, 2007 — From Mary Cecconi, Executive Director   In This Issue What is Happening? At the Capitol What’s New on the Website?   Important Events This SummerEvents are listed here for your information (not all sponsored by Parents United) Wednesday, August 15, 2007“Let’s Talk Strategy”: A Levy Workshop for Parents […]

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June 1, 2007

June 1, 2007 Update for June 1, 2007 — From Mary Cecconi, Executive Director Important  EventJune 5-6, Morris, MN Leveraging Resources to Improve Schools and Communities Sponsored by the Center for Small Towns   The 2007 E-12 Education Omnibus Bill is signed and four provisions vetoed. Governor Pawlenty signed the E-12 Omnibus Bill on May 30, […]

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May 22, 2007

May 22, 2007 Update for May 22, 2007 — From Mary Cecconi, Executive Director   In This Issue At the Capitol Highlights of the Education Bill How Your District May Fare Priorities for Parents United   What is happening at the Capitol? We have an education bill. The legislature has adjourned. We have a bill […]

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May 18, 2007

May 18, 2007 Update for May 14-18, 2007 — From Mary Cecconi, Executive Director If this is your first update from Parents United, welcome! Please let us know if you have questions or experience any problems with your mailings from us.   Important  Events Monday, May 21, 2007Last Day of the 2007 Legislative Session   […]

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May 16, 2007

May 16, 2007 It’s Wednesday and still no sign of an education bill. The Legislature adjourns Monday nightand the education conference committee still has not been given a target. Without that target, they can’t complete their work.This is ridiculous! What schools receive this year through legislative action they need to live on for the next two years. We […]

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May 16, 2007

May 16, 2007 It’s still Wednesday and we have an education bill. Thanks for your calls and emails to legislative leaders. This morning, an education bill was announced and will most likely be up for a floor vote later today. A cursory reading of the bill shows these highlights: The bill totals $800 million for […]

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May 11, 2007

May 11, 2007 Update for May 7-11, 2007 — From Mary Cecconi, Executive Director If this is your first update from Parents United, welcome!Please let us know if you have questions or experience any problems with your mailings from us.   Important  Events   Monday, May 21, 2007Last Day of the 2007 Legislative Session   […]

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