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Teacher prep, pay hikes targets in Pawlenty plan

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By Scott Wente

St. Paul Capitol Bureau

ST. PAUL - Gov. Tim Pawlenty wants to link teacher pay increases to student achievement and to set higher requirements for entrance to teacher preparation programs.


Those are highlights from a package of education reform proposals the governor unveiled Tuesday during a series of stops around the state. What he said is similar to previous proposals that have failed in the Legislature.

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