The Roseville Area Schools Legislative Action Committee . . .

  • Is a nonpartisan committee that serves to inform, educate, and advise the School Board and community concerning legislative issues and matters affecting public education.

  • Believes that a high-quality public education system is the cornerstone of our community and that stable and adequate funding sources are essential for providing quality educational programs.

  • Gives parents and other community members a practical way to get involved in legislative issues and matters relating to our schools.

  • Advocates for education-related legislative positions as developed and decided by the LAC (Legislative Action Committee) annually.

2013-2014 Meeting Schedule

LAC meetings will be held on Wednesday evenings (except where noted) from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. on the following dates at Fairview Community Center, room 102.

September 18, 2013
October 9, 2013
November 13, 2013
December 11, 2013
January 8, 2014
February 12, 2014
March 12, 2014
April 9, 2014
May 14, 2014
May 14, 2014

For more information on becoming a member of the LAC or if you have questions, contact the Legislative Action Committee at: lac@isd623.org

2013 Legislative Action Committee Platform

The main components of the platform:

1.Pass the education funding bill first every legislative session. Make sure there are funds for our public schools first.

2. Support Governor Dayton’s education budget. We strongly support:

  1. Increases to per pupil dollars which helps all school districts
  2. Attempts to reduce education funding complexity
  3. Increases to funding for special education costs
  4. Increases to funding for ELL students from 5 to 7 years
  5. Funding for full day kindergarten

3. Support high quality and equitable programs that increase achievement at all age levels and fully fund those programs. Programs to support would include:

  1. Public School pre-K school readiness
  2. Full-day kindergarten
  3. Extended day
  4. Innovative efforts to close achievement and opportunity gaps that align with Roseville Area Schools' Equity Vision
  5. Recommendations of the Integration Revenue Replacement Task Force

4. Support and fund Regional Cost Differentials in the funding formula recommended by the Education Finance Working Group.


The Roseville LAC membership strives to represent most schools and programs in the district.  Bylaws.  The committee is looking for members to represent Brimhall, Central Park, Edgerton, Falcon Heights, Little Canada, RAMS, and Fairview.  The current members are:


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Leslie Campbell



Glynis Hinschberger (Co-Chair)


Early Childhood, RAMS, RAHS

Edwin Hodder (Co-Chair)



Jill & Curtis Johnson



Heather Kilgore



Teri Mathews



Richard Wassen


Community Member

Chris Sonenblum


Administrative Liaison

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Legislative Action Committee or would like more information, please contact the Legislative Action Committee at: lac@isd623.org