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VIDEO: Conservative Attack on Minnesota Schools

May 16, 2011 By Tom Niemisto, Video Production Specialist

Conservative policymakers are pulling a funding bait-and-switch with the K-12 education budget. While it provides a tiny bump in base per pupil funding, it takes money away from other funding areas, resulting in a net loss for a lot of districts. The bill also aims to undercut teachers and does little to instate a fair evaluation metric to ensure teacher quality.

 

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