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Rep. Paul Marquart of Dilwoth announces Tuesday, April 9, 2013, his bill to fund Minnesota public school education. It includes a boost for early childhood education. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)

Minnesota House DFL aims high with education goals

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ST. PAUL — Goals of 100 percent high school graduation, every third-grader being able to read, ending an achievement gap and all students being ready for careers or college after graduation are lofty, but House Democrats say their sights are set on those accomplishments by 2017.


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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.