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Is Minnesota getting back in the education reform game?

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Minnesota, once a national leader in school choice and the first state to have charter schools, may be ready to jump back into the reform movement.

“Proposals are advancing in the state House and Senate to make tax credits available to parents for private-school tuition and to individuals and corporations who donate to foundations to offer K-12 scholarships to kids,” the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports.

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