When state legislatures freeze wages, education suffers, says Kit Hawkins for the Post-Bulletin. Post-Bulletin Publisher Randy Chapman wrote an eloquent commentary about the positive opportunity enjoyed by Rochester Chamber members when we attended the Minnesota Chamber of Business conversation entitled “Building a world-class education system." The luncheon featured U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, who was blunt in his comments about the state of education in Minnesota. That presentation was followed by a panel of business leaders who offered some concepts to improve our public education system. The final panel included representatives of our Minnesota Legislature who bantered about next...

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