MPR's PoliGraph: Dayton's tuition statement not entirely true

Don't forget the word "average," Guv.

MPR’s PoliGraph says that Gov. Mark Dayton’s statement on higher ed funding in his State of the State address yesterday —

“Tuition in our state’s two-year public colleges has risen to the third-highest in the nation; tuitions in our four-year universities are among the top-ten highest.”

is misleading.

PoliGraph says Dayton was looking at averages when he made that statement — and should have said so. Individual schools, it says, don’t fit his rankings.

Read more behind PoliGraph’s verdict here.