Education bill about more than education
ST. PAUL -- A debate about education funding goes beyond helping individual students: There is widespread agreement that a better education system would help the economy.
However, there is less agreement about how to achieve those improvements.
Representative Paul Marquart, DFL-Dilworth, tied the economy and education together Tuesday as the Minnesota House voted 83-50 to approve a $15.7 billion, two-year funding bill for schools.
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