Monthly Archives: September 2017

MDE Releases Key Changes to State Education Laws

Minnesota’s 2017 Legislative Session brought a series of changes and new laws, as it usually does, for schools in Minnesota. The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) recently released an overview of the statutory changes affecting education as a result of … Continue reading

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MDE Answers Record Retention Questions

School Districts Required to Maintain Records Government entities including public school districts are required to maintain records under state law. The maintenance of records is a legal requirement and is important for documenting the activities on which state and federal … Continue reading

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Restricted Meeting Dates Available

Dates in 2017 and 2018 that have meeting restrictions based on Minnesota Statutes are available for school districts to use in planning SY2017-18 meetings and activities. Sections 120A.42 CONDUCT OF SCHOOL ON CERTAIN HOLIDAYS and 645.44, Subd.5 WORD AND PHRASES DEFINED, … Continue reading

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