Lawmakers hope teacher licensing changes are enough to win Dayton’s support

May 15, 2017

Pioneer Press, Christopher Magan

Members of a joint House and Senate committee made last-minute changes Monday to a bill overhauling how Minnesota licenses educators in hopes it’s enough of a compromise to win the signature of Gov. Mark Dayton.

“I think if the governor does not sign this, he doesn’t understand what it means to compromise and work through language changes constantly,” said Rep. Sondra Erickson, R-Princeton, who co-chaired the committee. “Please, Governor, do sign this, I am stating that publicly because we have worked beyond belief.”

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