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Gov. Mark Dayton on Monday signs a bill at the state Capitol that offers professionals a new way to become teachers. Also pictured are Rep. Pat Garofalo, left, and Sen. Terri Bonoff. Tribune photo by Don Davis

Impact of Minnesota law to lure new teachers still a bit of a mystery

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ST. PAUL -- Professionals have a new pathway to become Minnesota teachers, but no one knows how many will take the new route.

A bill designed to lure math and science professionals, in particular, into the state schools became law Monday as Gov. Mark Dayton signed it alongside lawmakers from both parties.


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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.