The purpose of the Uniform Financial Accounting and Reporting Standards (UFARS) Redesign Subcommittee is to review and evaluate key UFARS design elements and make recommendations to the Advisory Committee on Financial Management, Accounting and Reporting and the Minnesota Department of Education. These recommendations related to changes needed to minimize districts’ reporting burdens, as well as to more efficiently and effectively:
Meet the 2015 Science Mathematics Principal
John Garcia, principal of Cedar Park Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) School in Apple Valley, has been named the 2015 Science and Mathematics Elementary and Middle Level Principal of the Year. Created through a partnership between the Science Museum of Minnesota and the Minnesota Elementary School Principals’ Association (MESPA), the award recognizes the importance of fostering lifelong science literacy and the key role principals play in developing a culture that encourages student interest in math and science.