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Pat Ryan: Student test results are an alarm and a call to action

In a St. Paul Pioneer Press commentary, Minnesota Business Partnership education committee chairman Pat Ryan weighs in on recent student test scores: “The latest round of Minnesota’s student test scores is out, and there’s little to celebrate. Statewide, barely six in 10 students can read or do math at grade Continue Reading...

2017 Annual Dinner

Minnesota Business Partnership 2017 Annual Dinner Tuesday, September 26th Reception 5pm | Dinner 6:30pm | Adjourn 8:30pm Minneapolis Convention Center Ballroom 1301 Second Avenue South, Minneapolis Confirmed speakers: Governor Mark Dayton and geopolitical strategist Peter Zeihan...

Three positive changes for Minnesota schools

In a commentary for the Rochester Post-Bulletin, Charlie Weaver of the Minnesota Business Partnership writes: In the midst of the noise and political machinations, it’s easy to overlook the significant strides lawmakers made this year in several areas, including tax relief, transportation funding, and perhaps most of all, education reform. Continue Reading...

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