Each year, the Association of Metropolitan School Districts (AMSD) recognizes the effort of a Sate legislator whose efforts have had a significant impact on public education in Minnesota. This year, Representative Tim O’Driscoll was one of three legislators honored for their work on the 2018 Pension Bill. This legislation was the result of nearly 3 years of work by these legislators. The Pension Bill not only puts Minnesota’s Pensions on the path to being fully-funded but does it without passing unreasonable costs onto school districts. This allows Minnesota’s school districts to put their revenue to use in support of the education of students.
Mr. Scott Croonquist, executive director of AMSD visited the Dec. 21 St. Cloud School Board meeting to make the presentation of the “Friend of Education” award to Representative O’Driscoll.