Senate approves education cut
ST. PAUL - Minnesota senators voted to chop public school budgets $273 per pupil Tuesday while opting to expand a program that pays teachers based on performance instead of seniority.
Those on the winning side of the 37-29 vote were not happy to be cutting schools, but said a massive state budget deficit left them no choice.
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