Information on Minnesota State Agencies, Boards, Task Forces, and Commissions
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Minnesota Education Council
Function: Consider matters relating to recommendation of the Education Commission of the States; serve as a forum concerning major educational policies and for exchange of information about important education activities.
Created in 1967 with 64 members. In 1971 membership was cut to 32, with the stipulation that half must be legislators; and reimbursement of expenses for attending meetings was authorized. In 1976 the membership was reduced in size.
In 1978 (Department of Admin. Reorganization Order no. 94) the Council moved from the office of the governor to the Education Department. State Register 1989: "The council was repealed under Chapter 329, Article 4, Laws of 1989."
Composed of the members of the education commission of the states representing this state, and 64 other persons, eight from each congressional district.
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