Tuesday Talk: What should be MN’s education funding priority?
A decade of education underfunding and temporary funding shifts has forced districts to take out loans and cut the programs that are critical to a well-trained 21st century workforce. Governor Dayton’s proposed budget — which increases education funding for all levels — represents the beginning of a more solid path for schools.
As Minnesota schools look toward the future, where do they start repairing budgets? What programs, projects and priorities will build the best future for our state?