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The other 196 pages of the vetoed education bill: How mixed is this bag?

Education advocates consider: When lawmakers and the governor have cooled off enough to again inhabit the same space, what should they lobby for?

Gov. Mark Dayton

Despite Dayton's angry rhetoric, advocates see a potential roadmap out of the early-ed impasse

Art Rolnick said he was encouraged to hear that Dayton was willing to be flexible about the way early-childhood services are delivered: “We need a governor with that kind of leadership.”

Higher ed lobby quietly joins for-profit schools to roll back tighter rules

By throwing in with the for-profits, traditional schools might be able to capitalize on Republican control of Congress to limit the government’s reach into their own campuses.