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Date registered: February 20, 2013

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  1. Senator Kent Celebrates Victory of the Safe and Supportive Schools Act — April 4, 2014
  2. Senator Kent Hosts Twitter Town Hall, Addresses Safe and Supportive Schools Act — April 3, 2014
  3. Senate discusses legislation to measure physical education efficiency — March 17, 2014
  4. Senator Kent to Hold Town Hall Meeting — March 13, 2014
  5. Transportation Committee hears Sen. Kent’s school bus safety bill — March 10, 2014

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Apr 04

Senator Kent Celebrates Victory of the Safe and Supportive Schools Act

Sen. Kent gives thumbs up for Safe and Supportive Schools.

Saint Paul, Minn. – One of the most widely-debated bills of this legislative session, the Safe and Supportive Schools Act passed the Senate with a vote of 36 to 31. Senator Susan Kent (DFL-Woodbury) has championed the bill since its inception and celebrated the victory as a major step forward for Minnesota students. “Today we …

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Apr 03

Senator Kent Hosts Twitter Town Hall, Addresses Safe and Supportive Schools Act

Sen. Kent takes to Twitter to talk about the Safe and Supportive Schools Act.

Saint Paul, Minn. – Senator Susan Kent (DFL-Woodbury) hosted a Twitter Town Hall on April 2, affording Minnesotans the opportunity to ask questions and offer comments on one of the most talked about pieces of legislation this session: The Safe and Supportive Schools Act. Sen. Kent answered constituent questions – some divisive given the bill’s …

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Mar 17

Senate discusses legislation to measure physical education efficiency

ST. PAUL, MINN. – The Senate recently referred to the Education Committee a bill that measures the quality and quantity of physical education in schools. Countless studies have shown that physical education programs in schools benefit students’ learning capacities and long-term health, which is why Senator Susan Kent (DFL-Woodbury) authored the legislation. A follow-up to …

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Mar 13

Senator Kent to Hold Town Hall Meeting

State Senator Susan Kent (DFL-Woodbury) will host a town hall meeting from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, March. 15. The meeting will be held at the Woodbury City Council Chambers, located at 8301 Valley Creek Road, Woodbury, MN 55125.   The town hall meeting is an opportunity for constituents to ask questions about the ongoing …

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Mar 10

Transportation Committee hears Sen. Kent’s school bus safety bill

ST. PAUL, MINN. – The Senate Transportation and Public Safety Committee on Wednesday heard a bill authored by Senator Susan Kent (DFL-Woodbury) and Senator Ann Rest (DFL-New Hope) that modifies student transportation requirements. SF 2252 instructs school bus drivers to do interior post-trip inspections to ensure no students remain on the bus. The bill also …

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