Sections

Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement
Rep. Paul Marquart of Dilworth explains his $15.7 billion education funding bill on Tuesday, April 23, 2013. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)

Minnesota House considers $15.7 billion education plan

Email News Alerts

ST. PAUL -- Education funding, the largest single part of the Minnesota budget, would rise $550 million in the next two years under a House Democratic plan being debated this afternoon and tonight.

Advertisement

Early-childhood education, including funding all-day kindergarten statewide, is the foundation of the $15.7 billion, two-year plan.

“We are going to get every single child to the starting line on time,” said Rep. Paul Marquart, DFL-Dilworth, House education finance chairman.

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? https://secure.forumcomm.com/?publisher_ID=40&event=subscriber/lookup.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at subscriberservices@forumcomm.com and we can help you.

Advertisement
Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.
Advertisement