What about the State Grant and Office of Higher Ed?

Fine, so Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system schools will stay open during a potential government shutdown if a court approves Gov. Dayton’s decision to grant it access to its state-held reserves.

But what about State Grant funding, work-study programs , child care grants and the various financial programs run through the state Office of Higher Education, which would be subject to the shutdown?

MPR reporter Tim Post is looking into those issues and will report in when he gets some answers.