The Push For Funding For More School CounselorsLawmakers are trying to get money for more counselors and support staff — but it's going to take some serious political will to make any headway this year while more pressing legislative issues loom large.
Final Bid Coming In Minnesota's Education Funding DebateState lawmakers will soon draw the final line in Minnesota's education funding debate.
U Of M President Eric Kaler Shares Thoughts On Education FundingThe University of Minnesota is asking the state for $65.2 million. President Eric Kaler told WCCO’s Roshini Rajkumar that their top priority is to continue the tuition freeze.
Senate Republicans Outbid Governor In Education Wish ListRepublicans in the Minnesota Senate want to spend more money on education than the state's Democratic governor does. Sen. Sean Nienow says the Republican proposal would total around $450 million in extra school funding over the next two years.
State's Largest District Asks Voters To Increase FundingThis fall voters in 130 communities statewide will be asked to go to the polls to vote on more money for schools.
Speaker of the House Zellers Talks Issues, Farming With Dave LeeThe State Speaker of the House Kurt Zellers joined Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News Wednesday.
Reality Check: Who's To Blame Over Education Funding?It's only the first day of school, and Minnesota classrooms are already struggling for money.