How much college education have Minnesota politicians intended to pay for?


In yesterday’s post on the 10 consequences of the rollback in state funding, I mentioned complaints I’d heard during this year’s legislative session that the state had (years ago) abandoned its tradition of funding two thirds of the cost of a student’s public college education.

Some had suggested it was a “pledge” or “promise.”

But it appears to be only an “intention.”

The “at least” and “stable funding” bits sound quaintly optimistic.

Thanks to Justin Klander of the Minnesota State College Student Association.

(I’d long been meaning to look this up.)