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DFL: End Q-Comp, put money into classrooms

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By Scott Wente

St. Paul Capitol Bureau

ST. PAUL - Democratic education leaders want to bump up education spending by raiding money meant for Gov. Tim Pawlenty's cornerstone education reform program.


Democrats who control the House and Senate propose putting more dollars into the classroom instead of allowing the Republican governor's Q-Comp alternative teacher compensation program to expand - an approach that angers Pawlenty.

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