Education Minnesota describes the benefits of fully funding public education


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ST. PAUL, Minnesota. Feb. 14, 2019 _When politicians promise to fully fund public education in Minnesota, what does it really mean for students and the state budget?

Education Minnesota will provide answers during a news conference Friday afternoon at the state Capitol. 

The union of the state’s educators will present its cost estimate for fully funding public education and give examples of how infusions of new money have benefited students in the past. Classroom educators will also describe the consequences of underfunding.

Who:   Education Minnesota President Denise Specht and Minnesota educators
What:  News conference on the costs and benefits of fully funding public schools
When: 3-3:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15
Where: Press conference room, State Capitol, B971

About Education Minnesota  
Education Minnesota is the voice for professional educators and students. Education Minnesota’s members include teachers and education support professionals in Minnesota’s public school districts, faculty members at Minnesota’s community and technical colleges and University of Minnesota campuses in Duluth and Crookston, retired educators and student teachers. Education Minnesota is affiliated with the American Federation of Teachers, National Education Association and AFL-CIO.