Despite nearly doubled funding for the program, Minnesota may issue preschool scholarships to 700 fewer children in the coming school year.
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July 17, 2015
June 18, 2015
Some suburban districts hire detectives and even take families to court, to keep out students, often low income and students of color, from nearby urban districts. I think this is awful. I found many status quo defenders (and I don't see you as one of them) who believe this is perfectly ok.
June 17, 2015
The budget Minnesota lawmakers and Gov. Mark Dayton agreed to after months of haggling contains $95 million in new funding for early-childhood education.
June 15, 2015
The final budget allocates a $525 million increase for public schools, compared to the $400 million increase legislators sent the governor in a budget he vetoed in May.
May 27, 2015
Reducing suspensions was one of former Superintendent Bernadeia Johnson's top priorities. Soon after she left the job in December, the district's suspensions were on the rise.
May 21, 2015
The Minnesota legislature is heading to a special session over education funding, after Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed a spending bill on Tuesday that he said was inadequate.
May 20, 2015
The Minnesota legislature is heading to a special session over education funding, after Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed a spending bill that he said was inadequate.
May 18, 2015
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is threatening to veto lawmakers' entire education budget bill if they don't include an additional $150 million for universal preschool.
April 27, 2015
Minnesotans are in the midst of a confusing political battle over public preschool. Some want to invest the state's surplus in expanding the state's scholarship program while others want to invest in universal preschool.
April 09, 2015
Several rural districts have taken money from general funds to cover the transportation aid gap.