No Rich Child Left Behind In the United States over the last few decades these differences in educational success between high- and lower-income students have grown substantially. For example, economists at the University of Michigan found that the proportion of students from upper-income families who earn a bachelor’s degree has increased by 18 percentage points over a Read more

Here are the legislators chosen to be on the upcoming higher-education conference committee, which is charged with reconciling/synthesizing House and Senate legislation on that subject: House: Chairman Gene Pelowski (DFL-Winona) Ryan Winkler (DFL-Golden Valley); Paul Rosenthal (DFL- Edina) Zachary Dorholt (DFL-St. Cloud) Bud Nornes (R-Fergus Falls) Senate: Chairwoman Terri Bonoff (DFL-Minnetonka) Greg Clausen (DFL-Apple Valley) Read more