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 Keeping You Informed About Education Policy

AMSD understands the importance of providing its members with factual, concise and timely information on key issues affecting public schools. Using regular email updates and social media, AMSD keeps members continuously up-to-date about the progress of the current legislative session.

The Minnesota State Legislature will reconvene on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019.
AMSD will be there.

“AMSD speaks with a unified voice at the Legislature to make positive change for our students. We can always count on AMSD to deliver in-depth research and financial analysis on pending legislative proposals to help us make informed decisions.”

–Superintendent Christine Osorio, North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale


Legislative Education Committees

Senate E-12 Policy Committee
Membership and Meeting Information
MN Senate E-12 Finance Committee
Membership and Meeting Information
MN House Education Innovation Policy Committee
Membership and Meeting Information
MN House Education
Finance Committee
Membership and Meeting Information

Policymaker Contact Information

MN Senate Members
MN House Members

2019 Legislative Platform

The AMSD Board of Directors has identified a series of recommendations to help Minnesota reclaim its place as a national leader in education by addressing its racial and economic disparities and ensuring equitable academic outcomes—high levels of achievement—for all students.

2019 Session Preview

Each session, AMSD offers a Legislative Preview for our members to discuss education issues with their legislators. The event includes an overview of our legislative platform, presentations from a few of our AMSD superintendents, and a legislative leadership panel.

Using Social Media to Advocate at the Legislature

Following social media at the legislature provides several benefits, including up-to-the minute news, reports and documents, opportunities for involvement and the ability to share district information with other users and follow specific topics and committees.

Here are a few ways to get involved
on social media:

  • Follow your legislators and persons of interest.
  • Post questions to legislators on facebook or send a tweet.
  • Respond to a tweet or facebook post regarding a bill before the legislature.
  • Post a tweet about a policy before the legislature.
  • Retweet a message about what is happening at the legislature.
  • Share an article that reflects your position on a policy before the legislature.
  • Share a district event, accolade or policy decision with legislators..
  • If you visit a legislator or they come visit you, share a photo or message on social media about the visit.
  • If you tweet or post about a legislator, use their handle (@member) in your post. Use hashtags or search for an issue hashtag and include it in your post.


2018 Legislative Session

View a full recap of the 2018 Legislative Session, including proposals sent to the Governor, budget summaries, policy and finance provisions and more.