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Parents, school lobbyists renew push for new education spending 

Christopher Magan, St. Paul Pioneer Press-The Political Animal, May 4, 2015  Parents and school lobbyists joined forces Monday to push lawmakers to rethink how much of the state’s surplus they plan to spend on education and where that new money will go. Organized by Parents United for Public Schools, a group of roughly 100 teachers, […]

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Capitol budget plans will force classroom cuts, school leaders warn

Tim Post, MPR News, May 4, 2015 Mary Cecconi, legislative director at Parents United for Public Schools, called on lawmakers to increase funding for education during a news conference in St. Paul, May 4, 2015.  Minnesota school administrators say they’ll cut teachers and programs over the next two years if lawmakers don’t set aside more […]

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