Senator Abeler presented SF 466
Testifiers: Andrew Morris, Public Affairs and Legislative Liaison, Council for Asian Pacific Minnesotans
Yahanna Mackbee, Student, Washburn High School, Minneapolis
Jessica Davis, 2019 MN Teacher of the Year
Paul Spies, PhD, Legislative Action Team Lead, Coalition to Increase Teachers of Color and American Indian Teachers in MN
Milind Sohoni, Ph.D.
Adosh Unni, Dir. Gov. Relations, MDE
Senator Coleman presented the A-2 amendment and it passed on a voice vote. Senator Coleman then presented SF 781, as amended.
Testifiers: Joshua Crosson, EdAllies
Kendra Caduff, Farmington Education Association President and Teacher
Senator Isaacson offered an oral amendment and asked for a roll call vote. Oral amendment: "delete 2.31 and 2.32. The amendment failed on a 5-4 oral roll call.
Senator Chamberlain passed the gavel to Senator Eichorn and moved the A-1 amendment to SF 784. Amendment was adopted on a voice vote. He presented SF 784 as amended.
Testifier: Matt Shaver, EdAllies Policy Director
Senator Dornink presented SF 819.
Testifiers: Mark Raymond, Austin Schools
David Law, Superintendent, Anoka-Hennepin School
Senator Koran presented SF 526
Testifiers: Markus Flynn, Executive Director of Black Men Teach
Rhoda Mhiripiri-Reed, Board Chair of Black Men Teach and Superintendent Hopkins Public Schools Keith Durham, Black Men Teach Fellow
Senator Roger C. Chamberlain, Chair
Judith Donovan, Legislative Assistant