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Kitchen Table Conversations: Back to School Challenges

September 07, 2011 By Joe Sheeran & Tom Niemisto, Communications Staff

A near decade of declining state education funding and recent payment shifts are taking a toll on schools. They've created program cuts, teacher layoffs, and rising property taxes.

As a new school year starts, we talked with two parents about the funding obstacles impeding a world-class education for all Minnesota students.


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