Commentary

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...

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...

3rd Annual Minnesota Broadband Conference on February 23

The 2017 Minnesota Broadband Conference is coming up Thursday, February 23 at the InterContinental St. Paul Riverfront Hotel. The conference, presented by the Minnesota Telecom Alliance and Minnesota Cable Communications Association, is an educational event that will focus on Net Neutrality, Government’s Role in Broadband, Wireless Spectrum/FirstNet, Technology Advance and Continue Reading...
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