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ACTION ALERT: Please Contact Legislators NOW

The Governor, House and Senate leaders are meeting to establish conference committee targets—the amount of new spending allocated to each of the House/Senate budget conference committees. The target established for the E-12 Education Conference Committee will determine education funding for the next two years. The current and past AMSD chairs made a case for what

AMSD in the News

Now Hiring: Office Manager

The Association of Metropolitan School Districts is seeking an energetic, self-motivated individual to provide part-time administrative/office management support to non-profit association. Please see the full posting here: https://www.amsd.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/AMSD-Office-Manager-Position-2019.pdf

Guest Commentary

Guest Commentary: The Columbine Tragedy: 20 Years Later

By Rick J. Kaufman, APR Executive Director of Community Relations and Emergency Management Bloomington, Public Schools On April 20, 1999 in a senseless act of violence, twelve students and one teacher were killed and many others injured at Columbine High School. It was a tragic event that shook the Columbine and metro Denver communities, horrified

AMSD Member News

Reimagine Minnesota: Strategy Session on Culturally Responsive Pedagogy and Improved Student Relationships

Nearly 150 area educators and education leaders turned out on Monday, April 15 for a Reimagine Minnesota Strategy Session on the topics of “Culturally Responsive Pedagogy and Improved Student Relationships.” The session was intended to address many Reimagine Minnesota strategies including: Cultural Competence, Personalized Education, Student Voice, Cultural Inclusivity, and Adult Behaviors. This session highlighted

Legislative News

Research: Major Differences in House/Senate E-12 Funding Proposals

Research is a monthly feature in the AMSD Connections member newsletter. With the release of the Senate Omnibus E-12 Bill this week, the E-12 Education budget plans from the House, Senate and Governor are all on the table leaving major differences to resolve before the May 20 adjournment. A summary of the status of AMSD’s legislative priorities