Public Education

Budget Bills Start Long Legislative Path In SenatePieces of Minnesota's $40-billion budget are starting to move. The work starts first in the Senate Monday with bills that fund state agencies and Minnesota's public universities and colleges.
Minneapolis Teachers Ratify Contract With Minneapolis Public SchoolsThe Minneapolis Federation of Teachers voted to ratify the contract agreement reached earlier this month with Minneapolis Public Schools Saturday. Votes were tallied Saturday morning after voting closed Friday night at 11:59 p.m.
For '13 Legislature, Long List Of Issues To TackleGov. Mark Dayton and the Legislature's new Democratic majorities have made it clear: The session that starts Tuesday will be all about the state budget.