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November 6, 2008

November 6, 2008 Update for November 2008 — From Mary Cecconi, Executive Director If this is your first update from Parents United, welcome!If you have been with us throughout the last six years, thank you! In This Issue What’s Happening  At the Website   “The more informed citizens we have speaking out for public schools, the louder […]

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June 26, 2008

June 26, 2008 Update for June 2008 — From Mary Cecconi, Executive Director What’s Happening This Summer? In This Issue“The New Minnesota Miracle” BillA Wake-up Call in Frazee-VergasLegislative Report CardHot Topics at the Website   “New Minnesota Miracle” Bill HF 4178—the “New Minnesota Miracle” bill—is being presented in various regions throughout the state. So far […]

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May 20, 2008

May 20, 2008 Update for May 20, 2008 — From Mary Cecconi, Executive Director In This IssueAt the CapitolA Look AheadWhat Can I Do                            Learn about the New Minnesota Miracle bill when the committee comes to your area. Anoka Hennepin (Champlin): Wednesday, May 28 White Bear Lake area: Tuesday, June 10 Brainerd area: Monday, […]

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May 18, 2008

May 18, 2008 The following is from “Brad’s Blog” by Brad Lundell, Executive Director, Schools for Equity in Education: “The budget side of the deal was announced and ratified by the conference committee on HF 1812 just before sunrise Sunday morning and the tax conference committee is receiving its finishing touches. There is some consternation […]

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May 14, 2008 Action Alert

May 14, 2008 Action Alert The Governor is threatening to veto a small allocation for our schools. Is QComp really more important to him than immediate relief for our kids? On Sunday night, in order to present a clean bill to both bodies and the Governor, the Education Conference Committee pulled all fiscal provisions out […]

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May 9, 2008

May 9, 2008 Update for May 5-9, 2008 — From Mary Cecconi, Executive Director The New Minnesota Miracle Bill is being taken out to regional meetings throughout the state. Attend a hearing near you!                 Important DateMonday, May 19 2008The Legislature is set to adjourn “The world is run by those who show up.” In […]

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May 2, 2008

May 2, 2008 Update for April 28-May 2, 2008 — From Mary Cecconi, Executive Director Check out “Vanishing Graduates and Minnesota’s Future” on Parents United’s News and Events page                 Monday, May 19 2008The Legislature is set to adjourn “The world is run by those who show up.” In This IssueAt the Capitol Next Week […]

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April 25, 2008

April 25, 2008 Update for April 21-25, 2008 — From Mary Cecconi, Executive Director Parents United’s News and Events pagehas lots of great information and up-to-the-minute education news. Check it out!   Important DateMonday, May 19, 2008The Legislature is set to adjourn “The world is run by those who show up.”       What […]

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April 18, 2008

April 18, 2008 Update for April 4-18, 2008 — 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. In This IssueAt the Capitol What Can I Do? Next Week at the Capitol                          […]

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April 11, 2008

April 11, 2008 Update for April 7-11, 2008 — 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. In This IssueAt the CapitolNext Week at the CapitolBills to Watch Hot Topics   What […]

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