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The chief author of the House education finance bill, Rep. Paul Marquart of Dilworth explains Tuesday, April 23, 2013, his $15.7 billion plan. (Don Davis/Forum News Service)

Education bill about more than education

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ST. PAUL – A debate about education funding goes beyond helping individual students: There is widespread agreement that a better education system would help the economy.


However, there is less agreement about how to achieve those improvements.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.