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:
U.S. Senate Youth Applications Due Oct. 24
Minnesota 11th- or 12th-grade students who hold an elected office in student government or civic or community organization during the 2014-15 school year are eligible to apply for the U.S. Senate Youth Program. Established in 1962, the program offers a unique educational experience for outstanding high school students interested in pursuing careers in public service. Two selected student leaders from each state, District of Columbia and the Dept. of Defense Education Activity will spend a week in Washington, March 7-14, 2015, experiencing their national government in action. Visit the U.S. Senate Youth Website.