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  • Settling in to Integration Revenue Replacement hearing at MN Capitol. #emid 2012-04-16
  • Mindy Greiling here, missing her award at Parents United today. #emid 2012-04-16
  • Garofalo MIA for his own committee hearing, missing Thomas testimony. #emid 2012-04-16
  • Thomas summarizes integration task force report http://t.co/gyDgzc97 #emid 2012-04-16
  • Swanson speaks only for himself and his no vote on the report. #emid 2012-04-16
  • Seems odd that a task force report supported 10-2 gets 50-50 hearing today. #emid 2012-04-16
  • Swanson dismisses a number of EMID testimonies at earlier task force hearings. Provides much more powerful testimony than Thomas. #emid 2012-04-16
  • Thomas, in rebuttal, finally gets to real testimony. #emid 2012-04-16
  • Swanson says that task force did not dig that deeply and members are not experts in integration, testimony was "almost symbolic" #emid 2012-04-16
  • Swanson repeatedly mentions non-public "Super Bowl Sunday" meeting held by the task fore. #emid #irratf 2012-04-16
  • Greiling seems to be off to the Parents United award after all, not here any longer. #emid #irratf 2012-04-16
  • Mariani expresses disappointment that legislature has not lived up to commitment of the task force. #emid #irratf 2012-04-16
  • Mariani laments that the committee did not begin shaping report into law back in February. #emid #irratf 2012-04-16
  • Really is a shame that Swanson so intent in tearing apart his own task force's report. #emid #irratf 2012-04-16
  • Quam, Erickson, and Daphne engage in the conversation. #emid #irratf 2012-04-16
  • Many members drifting out as hearing continues. #emid #irratf 2012-04-16
  • Thomas stresses the academic focus of camps. A shame since arts have such impact on academics. #emid #irratf 2012-04-16
  • Walking into any classroom at Crosswinds and you see the diversity of EMID. That's the beauty of our deep integration. #emid #irratf 2012-04-16
  • Swanson calls self-segregation "natural". What makes it natural? It is common, but that is the problem. #emid #irratf 2012-04-16
  • Garofalo says more important to get this right than to hurry up to do this. Conversation does not end today. #emid #irratf 2012-04-16
  • PTA vs PTO, clearly some history here… Sounds like PTA has a bit more infrastructure. #emid 2012-04-16
  • EMID board considering changes to JPA #emid 2012-04-18
  • Board considering three options w/r/t levy funding in the JPA… #emid 2012-04-18
  • (1) each member can send what it wants. #emid 2012-04-18
  • (2) Each member sends $646 of levy funding. #emid 2012-04-18
  • (3) Each member sends all levy, unless they vote to send less. #emid 2012-04-18
  • Kitty Gogins proposes (4) EMID board shall determine the levy dollar amount. #emid 2012-04-18
  • Lawyer talking to the board says that current rev 5 of JPA does not give EMID board power to capture levy. #emid 2012-04-18
  • Swanson suggests that EMID reconsider extra integration funds for schools instead of levy dollars. Back to the future! #emid 2012-04-18
  • Swanson and Hoeppner both concerned that their electorate see levies as tied to programs rather than to students. #emid 2012-04-18
  • EMID Board votes to accept Gogins (4) proposal but with 2/3 majority requirement. #emid 2012-04-18
  • @Jenn_Burch 2 days ago we had no Minecraft experience, but N just started playing about when you wrote. Maybe we'll grow clue! in reply to Jenn_Burch 2012-04-18

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Eric Celeste / Saint Paul, Minnesota / 651.323.2009 / efc@clst.org