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Kitchen Table Conversations: Looking Back to Move Forward

July 27, 2011 By Joe Sheeran & Tom Niemisto, Communications Staff

In a climate of high stakes testing, deep educational cuts and budget shifts, teachers are doing more with less. Some educators wonder how long Minnesota can maintain its educational excellence without significant funding increases.

David Bly and Kevin Dahle are both former legislators and teachers in the Northfield district. They sat down for this week’s Kitchen Table Conversation to look back at what made Minnesota great and how to move the debate forward again.


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