Forbes: Minn. Ranks No. 8 In 'Best States For Business'Minnesota has been ranked eighth on the "Forbes 2013 List of the Best States for Business," which is a jump of 12 spots from last year, <a href="http://www.forbes.com/sites/kurtbadenhausen/2013/09/25/virginia-tops-2013-list-of-the-best-states-for-business/?utm_source=business+take&utm_campaign=82a1095bd6-am_take_9_7_10&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_cba53ba725-82a1095bd6-378083581" target="_blank">according to the publication</a>.
Good Question: Why Such A Large Achievement Gap In MN Classrooms?ACT scores are out for Minnesota students and, overall, Minnesota ranks No. 1 in the country. But, a closer look at the numbers reveals a huge gap when it comes to race. Sixty-one percent of white students met college readiness standards compared to 16 percent of black students. That’s not the only test where Minnesotans fall behind.