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Minnesota Education Council

Active dates:1967-1989
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.
History: 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 State Register 1989: "The council was repealed under Chapter 329, Article 4, Laws of 1989."
Membership: Composed of the members of the education commission of the states representing this state, and 64 other persons, eight from each congressional district.

Entries for this agency in the Annual Compilation and Statistical Report of Multi-Member Agencies Report: 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978.

Note: This report provides membership details as well as meeting information and a summary of the group's activities.

Group overview: Education Commission of the States and Education Council, No date.
News clippings and documents. Agencies Notebook Collection, 1968-1981.
Record last updated: 12/08/2014

All information on this group from the Library’s collection of agency notebooks has been digitized. These materials are incorporated into the “documents/articles” section of the record. Please contact a librarian with any questions. The Minnesota Agencies database is a work in progress.

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