MDE released Friday new resources, including new lookup table and district run, to help districts better understand how the legislative changes made last session impact them. This run reveals regional centers getting biggest percentage increase over the biennium compared to the base. Get more resources here.

Tom Melcher, school finance director for the Minnesota Department of Education, also has been traveling the state to connect with school leaders on the impacts of the recent legislative session. Download a copy of the presentation here. Melcher presents this in conjunction with Kevin McHenry, assistant commissioner, and Daron Korte, government relations director.

This presentation is extensive and provides a thorough look at what happened in the session. Some presentation highlights include:

  • Session overview
  • Bills signed by Governor
  • Biennial budget highlights
  • Pupil accounting changes
  • General Education Formula Allowances
  • Assessments
  • and more…