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Assessment Advisory Committee

Active dates:2003 -
Function: The committee reviews all statewide assessments. The committee submits its recommendations to the commissioner of the Department of Education and to the committees of the legislature having jurisdiction over kindergarten through grade 12 education policy and budget issues.
History: The commissioner of the Department of Education must consider the committees' recommendations before finalizing a statewide assessment.

The Assessment Advisory Committee was reviewed by the Legislative Commission on Planning and Fiscal Policy (LCPFP) in 2013 as part of their biennial duty required by Minn. Stat. 3.885 Subd. 11. The LCPFP's 2013 Recommendations called for keeping the committee.

The committee expires on June 30, 2016
Membership: 11 members selected by the commissioner: two superintendents; two teachers; two higher education faculty; and up to five members of the public, consisting of parents and members of the business community.
Agency heads: Commissioner of the Department of Education
Internet resource:
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News clippings and documents. Agencies Notebook Collection, no date.
Record last updated: 02/19/2015

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