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March 18, 2017
Preschoolers Gavin Wilcox, left, and Hayley Chouanard look at books before reading time Jan. 18 in Meghan Reiman's class at Jefferson Learning Center in Willmar. The class is supported by $155,000 in grant funding the Willmar School District received to expand prekindergarten. Gov. Dayton said Friday he wants to put $100 million of new money into preschool. (Briana Sanchez / Tribune file photo)play button
Dayton wants more for prekindergarten
March 18, 2017 - 8:32am
March 17, 2017
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton unveiled a supplemental budget proposal that includes $200 million in reserve funds and additional $100 million for pre-kindergarten education.The budget also includes $42 million to prevent and treat opioid addiction, which Lt. Gov. Tina Smith, right, described as a "scourge" of the state. Maureen McMullen / Forum News Serviceplay button
Dayton wants more for pre-K; GOP talks education hike, human services cuts
March 17, 2017 - 6:16pm