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Minnesota school funding: What just happened?

Minnesota school funding: What just happened?

When Gov. Dayton proposed $138 million in one-time “emergency” funding, Republicans responded with mostly flexibility instead of the new funds he wanted. He vetoed.

Jocelyn Ramirez

Eligible for financial aid, nearly a million U.S. students never get it

Many states run out of money and aspiring low-income college students feel the pain. However, several states, including Minnesota, fund all eligible students.

Enrollment in Minnesota’s higher education institutions is down — and it may be for a while

Enrollment often drops during good economic times. But there are also more enduring factors at play.

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Studying chimpanzee calls for clues about the origins of human language

To investigate chimp communication, my colleagues and I follow chimpanzees through the forest as they go about their lives. We carry a hand-held “shotgun” microphone and a digital recorder, waiting for them to call.

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