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Minn. high court case could reshape teacher tenure
Minnesota Public Radio - 11/15/17

Special Report: Early Education
Fox 21 News - 11/10/17

Across Minn., school funding finds support at the polls
Minnesota Public Radio - 11/8/17

No shortage of school questions on the ballot
Post-Bulletin - 11/1/17

Child care’s quiet crisis: an update
Center for Rural Policy and Development - 2017

GOP lawmakers ask feds to reject Minnesota school accountability plan
Minnesota Public Radio - 10/20/17

Burnout causing Minnesota teacher 'crisis'
Kare11 - 10/19/17

St. Peter schools cut down on suspensions, focus on new discipline
Mankato Free Press - 10/14/17

Gazelka: Ag2School tax credit brings needed relief to farmers, schools
Minnesota Senate Republican Caucas - 10/10/17

Minnesota: Abundance of Choice Destabilizes Neighborhood Schools and Produces High Levels of Segregation
Diane Ravitch's Blog - 10/10/17

STUDENTS IN FLIGHT Series
Minneapolis Star Tribune - 9/24/17

Discipline disparities: How some Minnesota schools are working to reduce them
MinnPost - 10/10/17

New licensing system aims to reverse teacher shortage
Makato Free Press - 10/7/17

Understand school district needs before casting ballots
The Caledonia Argus - 10/3/17

Editorial: Minnesota school tax credit program for farmers is a policy winner

Inforum - 10/1/2017

Great need for skilled workers in Minnesota
KARE - 9/30/17

Career Expo to draw 700 high school student
The Globe - 9/30/17

Career Expo to draw 700 high school students
Mesabi County News

THROWBACK THURSDAY: Public school teachers: Legacy of low pay and little respect
Winona Daily News - 9/28/17

Meet the new Minnesota board that will begin overseeing teacher licensure on Jan. 1
MinnPost - 9/27/17

St. Paul tries free college prep for grads needing a boost
Minnesota Public Radio - 9/27/17

Minnesota awarded $21.2 million grant to improve reading skills of 30,000 students
Minnesota Department of Education - 9/29/17

Most states plan to use student absences to measure school success
Minnesota Public Radio - 9/26/17

School choice splits Twin Cities suburbs into haves, have-nots
Minneapolis Star Tribune - 9/24/17

Recruiting teachers with a social justice hook
Duluth News Tribune - 9/24/17

How school districts around Minnesota are responding to tension over immigration issues
MinnPost - 9/22/17

Minnesota proposes a new way to grade schools
St. Paul Pioneer Press 0 9/18/17

Minnesota ACT scores rise, remain among America's best
Minnesota Public Radio - 9/7/17

Minnesota appeals court upholds dismissal of teacher tenure suit
Bemidji Press - 9/5/17

Diversity grows in schools, but what about school boards?
Bemidji Press - 9/5/17

13 percent of Minnesota schools have 'extreme' chronic absence rates
Minnesota Public Radio - 9/1/17

School strives to fulfill students’ special needs
St. Paul Pioneer Press - 8/28/17

Local Schools Learning Quickly To Address Teacher Shortage
KEYC News - 8/22/17

Flexible learning: Mixing math and reading with stability balls and scoop rockers
MinnPost - 8/23/17

New view of achievement gap: Lawsuit spurs Twin Cities superintendents to change their approach to improving education equity
WDAY 6 - 8/16/17

More than scores: MN rethinks assessments of English language learners
Minnesota Public Radio - 8/11/17

Minnesota revamps the way it identifies low-performing schools, sticks with support model
MinnPost - 8/10/17

Minnesota math performance slipping; reading up slightly
Minnesota Public Radio - 8/7/17

Commentary - Federal education policy: Now deferring to states like Minnesota
Minneapolis Star Tribune - 8/8/17

St. Paul students’ scores slide again

St. Paul Pioneer Press - 8/8/17

Dayton bemoans size of pre-K expansion
Minnesota Public Radio - 8/4/17

Minnesota keeps testing students, but new plan revamps grading of schools
Faribault Daily News - 8/2/17

District to take new tact in finding subs for teachers
Star News - 8/1/17

Minnesota High Schools make commitment to transform the “Win-at-all-Costs” sports culture
DL-Online - 8/1/17

Report: Minnesota, Wisconsin Among Top 10 Best School Systems In U.S.
CBS News - 7/31/17

Almost 3 percent of Minnesota teens identify as transgender, gender nonconforming
SC Times - 7/29/17

Minnesota’s Proposed ‘Transgender Tool Kit’ For Students Causes A Stir
CBS Minnesota - 7/19/17

Ag land tax credit coming in 2018
Sentinel - 7/15/17

Franken introduces bill to fight teacher shortage
Brainerd Dispatch - 7/15/17

College-going rate among MN high school graduates dips below 70 percent
St. Paul Pioneer Press - 7/7/17

Advocates push to ensure Minnesota's new education plan supports English Learners
MinnPost - 6/30/17

Minnesota parents continue argument that unions protect bad teachers
St. Paul Pioneer Press - 6/28/17

Minnesota schools say student support grants paying off
Minnesota Public Radio - 6/27/17

School vouchers get a new report card
National Public Radio - 6/26/17

Does Minnesota lead the nation in per pupil spending? Not anymore
Tribune News Service - 6/23/17

Minnesota schools are getting $483M in new funding. Why are so many still tightening belts?
St. Paul Pioneer Press - 6/17/17

New rules will make teacher requirements more flexible
Minnesota Public Radio - 6/14/17

LIFO surprise: With contentious ‘last in, first out’ suddenly gone from statute, where are teacher layoff policies headed?
MinnPost - 6/8/17

New lead-testing mandate lies ahead for schools
Minnesota Public Radio - 6/7/17

Asked about discrimination, DeVos said this 14 times
Minnesota Public Radio - 6/7/17

Minnesota Legislature decisions will impact Northfield, Faribault schools
Northfield News - 6/6/17

New lead-testing mandate lies ahead for schoolsCompromise education bill passed by House in special session
House Session Daily - 5/24/17

Mark Dayton vetoes teacher licensing overhaul bill
St. Pioneer Press - 5/18/17

Minnesota standardized test scores have a new value. Here’s why it could pay to opt-in.
MinnPost - 5/18/17

Tax relief bill could be deal maker for school referendums
Daily Globe - 5/17/17

Teacher licensing overhaul heads to Mark Dayton — whether he’ll veto it is unclear
St. Paul Pioneer Press - 5/17/17

Joe Nathan column: 2 new ways to save thousands in college costs
Hometown Source - 5/17/17

Lessons on race and vouchers from Milwaukee
Minnesota Public Radio - 5/16/17

Lawmakers hope teacher licensing changes are enough to win Dayton’s support
St. Paul Pioneer Press - 5/15/17

What’s the right answer for preschool education?
St. Paul Pioneer Press - 5/13/17

Lawmakers look to weigh in on Minnesota’s federal education accountability plan
MinnPost - 5/11/17

Dayton, GOP far apart on K-12 education funding
St. Paul Pioneer Press - 5/3/17

One principal’s Twitter invite and the budget realities he wants to share
MinnPost - 5/1/17

More Access to Early-Childhood Education Needed in Minnesota
Public News Service - 4/27/17

Dayton lays out veto threats
Minnesota Public Radio - 4/26/17

Minnesota proceeds with caution — and questions — as it complies with federal education law under DeVos
MinnPost - 4/19/17

Absences, fitness, atmosphere -- new ways to track schools
Minnesota Public Radio - 4/17/17

When school choice means choosing segregation
Vice News - 4/12/17

Farmers could see 40 percent tax credit relief
Marshall Independent - 4/12/16

Having just one black teacher can keep black kids in school
Minnesota Public Radio - 4/10/17

Perpich arts center focuses on overhaul amid shutdown talk
Minnesota Public Radio - 4/10/17

Could new system curb Minnesota's teacher shortage?
Duluth News Tribune - 4/8/17

Who will teach career and technical training courses that states want?
PBS News Hour - 4/6/17

Lawmakers fine-tune proposed overhaul of teacher licensing in Minnesota
MinnPost - 4/5/17

MN Senate passes tax bill amid school squables
Minnesota Public Radio - 4/3/17


Senate GOP Approves Private School Tax Credit Measure
CBS Minnesota - 4/3/17

Minnesota House OKs teacher licensing overhaul
The Bemidji Pioneer - 4/3/17

Minnesota House approves education funding bill; Dayton wants more
Duluth News Tribune - 4/1/17

A State Shutdown Over Pre-K Funding?
Alpha News - 3/29/17

Minnesota Index: Teacher supply
House Session Daily - 3/27/107

Minnesota's teacher shortage: real, complicated
Minnesota Public Radio - 3/27/17

Early-childhood education money in dispute
Morris Sun Tribune - 3/28/17

Omnibus education finance bill approved during contentious hearing
House Session Daily - 3/24/17

Omnibus Ed finance bill offers opportunity in some areas, closes doors in others
House Session Daily - 3/22/17

Teacher seniority no guarantee
House Session Daily - 3/16/17

Seniority-based teacher layoffs debate will reignite Thursday at the Capitol
St. Paul Pioneer Press - 3/15/17

Proposed post-secondary programs for students with disabilities offer opportunity
House Session Daily - 3/15/17

Student concurrent enrollment programs seek equal footing
House Session Daily - 3/14/17

Chronic absence is the most important education problem in Minnesota that no one is talking about
MinnPost - 3/13/17

Court of Appeals rejects suit alleging state promotes school segregation
Minnesota Public Radio - 3/13/17

Minnesota schools slow to implement the Common Core national academic benchmarks
Duluth News Tribune - 3/11/17

Guest opinion: Setting the record straight on school trust lands
Brainerd Dispatch - 3/11/17

Bill could allow NorthStar students to earn school credits
Echo Press - 3/10/17

E-12 education policy omnibus bill takes shape
House Session Daily - 3/9/17

'Tax Credit Scholarships,' Praised By Trump, Turn Profits For Some Donors
National Public Radio - 3/7/17

Grants sought to provide mentor support for low-performing students
House Session Daily- - 3/7/17


Omnibus K-12 education policy bill aims to ‘do no harm

House Session Daily - 3/7/17

Audit: Educators do not understand how to use test results
Brainerd Dispatch - 3/6/17

Auditor: Testing takes up significant school time, has limited usefulness
Minnesota Public Radio - 3/6/17

Report on Student Assessments
Office of the Legislative Auditor - 3/6/17

Shortage forces Twin Cities schools to find creative ways to hire teachers and keep them
Minneapolis Star Tribune - 3/4/17

Minnesota legislators consider banning snow days, annoying kids statewide
St. Paul Pioneer Press - 3/2/17

‘Innovative approach’ proposed for teacher shortage situation
House Session Daily - 3/2/17

Just what IS a charter school, anyway?
Minnesota Public Radio - 3/1/17

Task force sought to review ‘cumbersome’ school financing system
House Session Daily - 2/28/17

Minnesota's high school graduation rates inched up last year, as racial gaps narrowed slightly
Minnesota Public Radio - 2/23/17

Meet Rep. Ron Kresha, the man behind two of the most controversial education bills at the state Capitol
MinnPost - 2/23/17   

Proposed teacher licensure changes create optimism, concerns
House Session Daily - 2/21/17

MN lawmakers want to overhaul how teachers get licensed
St. Paul Pioneer Press - 2/21/17

Teachers of color pitch proposals to increase ranks
Minnesota Public Radio - 2/21/17

The Legislature is going to be debating education funding again. How, exactly, does Minnesota pay for its schools?
MinnPost - 2/17/17

In school referendums, it's farms v. towns: Winona-area lawmakers exploring relief for rural tax bills
Winona Daily News - 2/12/17

Minnesota renews fight over school choice options
Minneapolis Star Tribune - 2/11/17

 

 
 
     
   
Minnesota Public Radio - 2/1/17
  
Recess gets a makeover
Minnesota Public Radio - 2/1/17
National Public Radio - 1/31/17

Education bill sets off debate in Minnesota

St. Paul Pioneer Press - 1/25/17

Mental health issues on the rise in schools
Post Bulletin - 1/7/17

Minnesota earns C+ in national report on K-12 education
Minneapolis Star Tribune - 1/4/16

Better nutrition for students can help narrow learning gaps
Austin Daily Herald - 1/1/17

The 6 education stories to watch in 2017
MinnPost - 12/27/16

County and its partners get creative, and technical, with mental health issues
Pine Herald - 12/26/16

Legislative group adopts framework to fix teacher-licensure system
MinnPost - 12/22/16

Child Advocates Urge Minnesota Legislators to Pass 'Erin's Law'
KSTP.com

Growing property tax bills alarm farmers
Mankato Free Press - 12/8/16

Our view: Don’t jeopardize jump-start on college
Duluth News Tribune - 11/30/16

Michael J. Petrilli and Brandon L. Wright: Flexibility can boost education
Post Bulletin - 11/30/16

Will “school choice on steroids” get a boost under a Trump administration?
Heching Report - 11/28/16

State grants brings more support staff to 77 schools
Minnesota Public Radio - 11/18/16

Dayton-Smith Administration Announces Grants to Fund School Counselors and Student Support Staff at 77 Schools
Office of Governor Mark Dayton - 11/18/16

U of Minn. won't renew contract with Teach for America
Minneapolis Star Tribune - 11/7/16

Should Minnesota do more to stop standardized test cheating?
Inforum - 11/5/I6

Children are most likely to gain weight in summer, not winter
Minnesota Public Radio - 11/2/16

Survey: Minn. students reduce risky behavior, but 1 in 5 show depression
Minnesota Public Radio - 11/1/16

Judge rejects challenge to Minnesota teacher tenure laws
St. Paul Pioneer Press - 10/27/16

MN 8th- and 4th-graders outpace national test averages, but achievement gap persists
Minnesota Public Radio - 10/27/16

What are the main reasons teachers call it quits?
Minnesota Public Radio - 10/24/16

Klobuchar, Franken Announce $1.5 Million in Federal Funding for the Minnesota Apprenticeship Expansion Initiative
Real Estaterama - 10/24/16

Fewer college students taking remedial classes in state system
St. Paul Pioneer Press - 10/19/16


How Minnesota employers are trying to get more students interested in manufacturing
MinnPost - 10/18/16

A quiet crisis: Minnesota’s child care shortage
RuralMN.org - September 2016

Mark D. Matuska: Tax relief for our farmers also benefits our students
Post Bulletin - 9/30/16

Changes to teacher qualification requirements could lead to fewer college in high school options for students
The Caledonia Argus - 9/20/16

Here's how schools can support students' mental health
Minnesota Public Radio - 9/20/16

Charter school movement 25 years old, continues to grow
Shoreview Press - 9/7/16

Diversity of languages among Minnesota's schoolchildren is growing
Minneapolis Star Tribun - 9/6/16

MN Supreme Court ruling shifts school expulsion policy
Minnesota Public Radio - 9/6/16

New year brings new look at safety in Minnesota schools
Minneapolis Star Tribune - 9/5/16

School accountability measure headed for more change
Minnesota Public Radio - 9/1/16

Faribault, Northfield talk school psychologist shortage as position grows in importance
Northfield News - 8/24/16

MN ACT scores slip, but remain among nation's highest
Kare 11 News - 8/24/16

Americans like their schools just fine -- but not yours
Minnesota Public Radio - 8/23/16

Teacher tenure laws upheld in California
Minnesota Public Radio - 8/22/16

17 Minnesota High Schools Make Newsweek’s Top 500
Stillwater Patch - 8/11/16

Minnesota teachers apply for shortage relief
Post-Bulletin - 8/11/16

List of 74 Minnesota districts awarded preschool funding
Fox 9 News - 8/8/16

New data: Minn. test scores stagnant, achievement gap unchanged
Minnesota Public Radio - 7/28/16

Cautious optimism, and a lot of questions, about what the new federal education law will mean for Minnesota
MinnPost - 7/22/16

Addressing mental health issues in schools
Minnesota Public Radio - 7/20/16

Gov. Mark Dayton's plan fell short, but Legislature didn't ignore education
Minneapolis Star Tribune - 7/16/16

Parents sue state, school districts over teacher tenure
Minnesota Public Radio - 7/14/16

Educated workforce is paying off for Minnesota: Gov. Dayton
CNBC - 7/12/16

Rule change helps Minnesota schools avoid expensive elections
St. Paul Pioneer Press - 7/5/16

Board of Teaching found to continue failing to operate alternative licensing program
Minneapolis Star Tribune - 7/5/16

What good preschool looks like: Snapshots from 4 states
Minnesota Public Radio - 6/29/16

Schools taking a 'restorative' approach to discipline
Minnesota Public Radio - 6/23/16

Program targets teacher scarcities with loan relief
Up to $5,000 would be granted to teachers who choose to work in underserved areas.

Minnesota Daily - 6/22/16

Demand for recovery schools on the rise
Education Dive - 6/20/16

'Chartering' has changed significantly since introduction in Minnesota
Education Dive - 6/14/16

MnSCU quietly doubles the cost of earning college credit in high school
City Pages - 6/13/16

Price hike for high schools offering college courses draws criticism
Minnesota Public Radio - 6/8/16

How rural students are benefiting from a grass-roots mentorship program you've probably never heard of
MinnPost - 6/8/16

The civil rights problem in U.S. schools: 10 new numbers
Minnesota Public Radio- 6/7/16

LoveWorks, a beloved but low-performing charter school, pursues new alternative to shutting down
MinnPost - 6/6/16

From pre-K to school discipline: a look at the education initiatives that survived Minnesota's 2016 legislative session
MinnPost - 6/3/16

Why Minnesota needs more teachers of color
Twin Cities Daily Planet - 5/30/16

School bond taxes may be cut for farms
DL-Online - 5/25/16

Student support gets boost in Minnesota's supplemental budget
Minnesota Public Radio - 5/24/16

Licensing staff crunch blamed for shortage of teachers in Minnesota
Duluth Herald Tribune - 5/19/16

Joe Nathan column: 100 percent price increase from MnSCU is way too much
HometownSource.com - 5/19/16

New school discipline less punitive, more restorative
Post Bulletin - 5/13/16

Could the next essential disciplinary tool in St. Paul schools be a talking stick?
MinnPost - 5/11/16

Privacy advocates say student data legislation needs more work
Minnesota Public Radio - 5/10/16

Do charter schools work? On their 25th anniversary, results remain a work in progress
Deseret News - 5/9/16

School counselors face changing roles, growing need
SCTimes - 5/8/16

Donald Trump on education: Wrong, wrong and wrong
The Washington Post - 5/8/16

Duluth school district added to teacher tenure lawsuit
Duluth News Tribune - 5/5/16

Minnesota Sober School Takes Addiction Support Online
5 Eyewitness News - 5/5/16

DFL wants student support funds now, but GOP isn't budging
Minnesota Public Radio - 5/3/16

Minnesota manufacturing survey finds 'stigma' of blue-collar work a hurdle to attracting young people
MinnPost - 5/3/16

ABC 6 News Investigates SE Minnesota Teacher Shortage: "Who's Teaching Our Kids?"
KAAL TV - 5/2/16

1,400 Tutors Needed for 2016-17 School Year
Market Wired - 5/2/16

Osseo schools head off misbehavior before it starts
Minneapolis Star Tribune - 5/2/16

District sees higher teacher-to-student ratio
Albert Lea Tribune - 5/2/16

Mark Dayton: Spend loan windfall on Minnesota schools
St.. Paul Pioneer Press - 4/28/16

Senators reject bill to expel students who are violent towards teachers
Perham Focus - 4/28/16

Minnesota House debates bare-bones budget bill for schools, universities

Minneapolis Star Tribune - 4/26/16

House passes omnibus education bill with limited funding, controversial policy
House Session Daily - 4/25/16

Can more money fix America's schools?
National Public Radio - 4/25/16

Education funding debate echos overall Minnesota money dispute
Duluth News Tribune - 4/25/16

House GOP: Schools, rural Minnesota need broadband most
Associated Press - 4/20/16

School discipline method teaches students how to behave
Minnesota Public Radio - 4/19/16

House DFLers call for action on disparity ‘crisis’
Minnesota Public Radio - 4/19/16

Why America's Schools Have A Money Problem
National Public Radio - 4/18/16

Vergara overturned, but teacher tenure conversation changed forever
WatchDog - 4/15/16

$50M Divide In State Senate, House Education Proposals
CBS Minnesota - 4/14/16

House GOP: Schools, rural Minnesota need broadband most
Miami Herald - 4/13/16

House GOP targets teacher diversity in budget plan
Associated Press - 4/13/15

Interest groups' lawsuit will target Minnesota teachers union protections
St. Paul Pioneer Press - 4/13/16

In funding fight, Minnesota school counselors now push for themselves
St. Paul Pioneer Press - 4/10/16

MN teachers union wants surplus money to boost racial equity in schools
Minnesota Public Radio - 4/5/16

Proposal would take ‘first step’ in addressing student assaults on teachers
House Session Daily - 4/5/16

Multiple bills seek to address teacher shortages, diversity issues
House Session Daily - 4/4/16

Omnibus education policy bill takes shape
House Session - 3/31/16

Dayton eyes surplus for broadband, tax cuts, education
The Mankato Free Press - 3/16/16

MN Lawmakers Consider New Gym Class Standards for Kids - See more at: http://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-03-16/childrens-issues/mn-lawmakers-consider-new-gym-class-standards-for-kids/a50861-1#sthash.QNgiNUjl.dpuf

Educational savings accounts for children with special needs proposed

House Session Daily -

MN Lawmaker Considers New Gym Class Standards for Kids

Public News Service - 3/16/16

Governor Dayton and Lt. Governor Smith Release 2016 Supplemental Budget for a Better Minnesota
Office of Governor Mark Dayton - 3/15/16

Dayton’s Budget Proposes Less For Early Education

CBS Minnesota - 3/15/16


Group offers teacher shortage solutions

Kare11 - 3/14/16


Audit declares Minnesota's teacher licensure system 'broken.' But what's next?

MinnPost - 3/8/16

Minnesota's graduation gap: By the numbers
Minnesota Public Radio - 3/7/16

What education issues are on tap for Minnesota's 2016 legislative session?
MinnPost - 3/3/16

Legislators to consider early-childhood funding
Duluth News Tribune - 2/29/16

A Battle On Education Spending Is Brewing
CBS Minnesota - 2/28/16

Supreme Court to hear overturned expulsion appeal
Mankato Free Press - 2/27/16

More detailed student data seen as key to narrowing the achievement gap
MinnPost - 2/26/16

Graduation Rates Continue Showing Upward Trend, Gap Closure - Contains State/District/School Data
Minnesota Department of Education - 2/22/16

MN graduation rates show small, uneven increase
Minnesota Public Radio - 2/22/16

Pools at all Minn. schools too costly, so state recommends buddy system
Minneapolis Star Tribune - 2/21/16

Minnesota schools not closing achievement gaps, new state report shows
Minneapolis Star Tribune - 2/17/16

Fixing Minnesota’s school counselor crunch: If not now, say advocates, then when?

MinnPost.com - 2/12/16

Solutions for Stressed-Out High-School Students
Wall Street Journal - 2/12/16

Nonprofit brings coding classes to Minnesota elementary schools
Fox 9 News - 2/11/16

Hundreds of Minnesota School Districts Face Transportation Budget Deficits
5 Eyewitness News - 2/9/16

Minnesota Department of Education addresses summer 'nutrition gap'
Duluth News Tribune - 2/7/16

Don Heinzman column: Increased funding needed for students’ mental health support
Hometownsource.com - 2/5/16

Faster broadband suggested as some rural Minnesota areas remain behind
Grand Forks Herald - 2/4/16

'Minnesota Model' for early learning is on the right track
Minneapolis Star Tribune - 2/4/16

Teaching board fights against alternative license path
Minnesota Public Radio - 1/29/16

Minnesota Budget Bites - 4/22/14

Post-break, DFL legislators face dealmaking with GOP, selves
MinnPost - 4/17/14

Senate $210 million bill benefits preschool programs, caregivers
St. Paul Pioneer Press - 4/9/14

As Senate debates budget, Dayton urges restraint
The Washington Times - 4/8/14

Minn. Has The 6th-Highest Taxes In The U.S., Census Bureau Says
CBS Minnesota - 4/8/14

House passes wide-ranging supplemental budget bill
Twin Cities Daily Planet - 4/4/14

Several Republican amendments help tax bill move through House 125-0
House Session Daily - 4/4/14

Lawmakers divided on priorities for $1.2 billion surplus
Capitol Chatter - 2/28/14

Budget surplus may fast-track tax cuts and produce big bonding bill
MinnPost - 2/28/14

Move to repeal taxes faces some hurdles
Finance & Commerce - 2/14/14

As economy recovers, DFL lawmakers press to fill state budget reserve
Minnesota Public Radio - 2/14/14

BMO Economics: Minnesota Economy Continues to Grow at a Modest Pace
Market Wired - 2/4/14

Minnesota’s fiscal future: 2014 and beyond
MinnPost - 1/6/14

State Unemployment Rate Drops to 4.6 Percent
Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development - 12/19/13

Moody's says state school shift payback helps outlook
Minneapolis Star Tribune - 12/14/13

Arne Carlson credits Minnesota’s diverse economy, not politicians, for budget surplus
MinnPost - 12/6/13

Minnesota forecasts $1.1 billion budget surplus
St. Paul Pioneer Press - 12/5/13

New state economic forecast shows $1 billion surplus
Minnesota Public Radio - 12/5/13

November Forecast Information
Minnesota Management & Budget - 12/5/13

New York Times: Pay attention to Minnesota and Wisconsin
The Cap Times - 11/26/13

Right vs. Left in the Midwest
New York Times - 11/24/13

Legislature must find money before new taxes can disappear
Capitol Chatter - 10/28/13

Minn. Public Schools to Get $636M in State Back Pay
KSTP - 9/30/13

Minnesota Schools To Learn Amount Of Back Pay By State
AP - 9/29/13

Both GOP and DFL are happy — and quick — to claim credit for Minnesota's lofty business ranking
MinnPost - 9/27/13

State tax revenues up $463 million
MPR - 7/10/13

Minnesota pulls in $300 million tax windfall; schools stand to gain
Star Tribune - 6/3/13 

DFL leaders say budget is 'progress;' GOP says it's 'tax, tax, tax'
Star Tribune - 5/21/13 

Budget in limbo with legislative deadline just hours away
MPR - 5/20/13 

Legislature wrapping up big budget bills, but controversial measures linger
MinnPost - 5/19/13 

Gov. Dayton, DFL legislative leaders have tax deal for budget
MinnPost - 5/16/13 

Tax deal reached
MPR - 5/16/13 

Heavy lifting on budget still needed at Capitol
MPR - 5/14/13 

Dayton, DFL leaders agree on budget targets
MPR - 5/12/13 

Dayton, DFL leaders still looking for budget deal
MPR - 5/7/13 

Minnesota income tax increases virtually certain — but not tax reform
MinnPost - 5/2/13 

Which tax provisions will survive?
Brick City Blog - 4/30/13 

State budget negotiations set to begin
MPR - 4/30/13 

Minnesotans could face tax on clothing, tattoos, dating services
Minneapolis Star Tribune - 4/23/13 

Senate DFL tax plan worries some Dems
MPR - 4/23/13 

Taxes: All eyes now turn to Skoe
Politics in Minnesota - 4/19/13 

Is Minnesota friendly to small businesses?
MinnPost - 4/17/13 

April economic update brings more good and not-so-good news
Minnesota Budget -
4/17/13

Minnesota House bill would raise taxes, erase deficit
St. Paul Pioneer Press - 4/15/13 

Nan Madden: Tax plan wouldn't drive out millionaires
St. Cloud Times - 4/13/13 

Political notebook: Taxes split DFL
Capitol Chatter - 4/12/13 

Senate tax priorities start to come into view
Minnesota Budget Project - 4/12/13 

Senate DFL going its own way on tax reform
MinnPost - 4/13/13 

Avoid budget that makes Minnesota uncompetitive
Minneapolis Star Tribune - 3/23/14 

The need for tax reform has not changed
Minnesota Budget Project - 3/20/13 

DFL budget aim: $38B – give or take
Politics in Minnesota - 3/20/1

Minnesota Senate DFLers propose raising taxes by $2 billion
St. Paul Pioneer Press - 3/20/13 

Senate DFL prioritizes property tax relief
MPR - 3/20/13 

DFL House plan would raise taxes on rich for school aid
Capital Chatter - 3/19/13 

On School IOUs, Dayton Says Waiting Is Fine By Him
CBS Minnesota - 3/19/13 

House DFL one-ups Dayton on income taxes
MPR - 3/19/13

House Budget Targets $550 for E-12 plus $859 million to pay back shift
MPR - 3/19/13 

Dayton's revised budget raises $1.8B for education, economic development
MPR - 3/14/13 

Dayton aside, service tax idea not dead yet
St. Paul Pioneer Press - 3/11/13 

Minnesota budget forecast shows smaller deficit
MPR - 2/28/13 

2013 February 28- February Forecast Summary
Minnesota Management & Budget - 2/28/13 

The federal budget fallout in Minnesota
Minnesota’s schools and children would be among the state’s biggest losers if automatic federal budget cuts take hold this week
Minneapolis Star Tribune - 2/24/13 

Why Minnesota's school funding shift is helpful
Minneapolis Star Tribune - 2/23/13 

Do tax increases kill jobs? Minn. soon to find out
AP - 2/13/13 

Legislators eager to parse Minn. budget bills
MPR - 2/11/13 

Budget 101: A graphic primer to Dayton's budget proposal
MinnPost - 1/31/13

Concerns about K-12 budget hint at debates to come
Session Daily - 1/29/13 

Dayton and GOP clash over fairness of tax plan
MPR - 1/29/13 

GOP gives Dayton budget a cold shoulder
MinnPost - 1/22/13

Cautious DFL lawmakers praise Dayton’s budget vision but demur on details
MinnPost - 1/22/13
 

Dayton's budget plan includes higher, spending
MPR - 1/22/12

Dayton’s eagerly awaited budget proposal touted as a ‘historical shift’
MinnPost - 1/11/13 

Tax reform on Legislature’s docket when it convenes Tuesday
Capitol Chatter - 1/7/13 

Money tops Minnesota legislative concerns
Duluth News Tribune - 1/8/13