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Gov hopefuls speak on education issues at Tuesday forum

The major candidates for governor will speak on education issues at a Tuesday forum in Minneapolis.
Organizers say each of the candidates will deliver an opening statement outlining their vision and strategy for education improvement and investmen

The major candidates for governor will speak on education issues at a Tuesday forum in Minneapolis.

Organizers say each of the candidates will deliver an opening statement outlining their vision and strategy for education improvement and investment. The candidates will then take turns responding to questions posed by the moderator, Megan Boldt, an education reporter for the St. Paul Pioneer Press.

Confirmed so far are DFLers Mark Dayton and Matt Entenza, and Independence Party candidates Tom Horner and Rob Hahn.

Republican-endorsed candidate Tom Emmer and DFL-endorsed Margaret Anderson Kelliher also have been invited.

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It’s Tuesday at 9 a.m. at Open Book’s Target Performance Hall, 1011 Washington Ave. S., Minneapolis.

Co-sponsors with Growth & Justice are Minnesota Minority Education Partnership, Minnesota Rural Education Association, Parents United for Public Schools, and Ready 4 K.