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Sen. LeRoy Stumpf of Plummer (left) laughs during a meeting on Wednesday to discuss the governor's education budget. Next to him is Sen. Tom Saxhaug of Grand Rapids. Danielle Killey | Forum News Service

Schools would have more money, control under proposal

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By Danielle Killey

Forum News Service

ST. PAUL – School districts and school boards would have more control over how to use state funding under a budget proposed by Gov. Mark Dayton, officials told legislators Wednesday.


The proposal also would increase funding for special education and early childhood programs, and provide money to districts to offer all-day kindergarten.

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