Minnesota Constitution

Leaders Seek Amendment to Close Minnesota’s Education Gap

The state still has some of the worst educational disparities in the nation.

MINNEAPOLIS–Two prominent leaders have proposed an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution aimed at closing the state’s dismal academic achievement gap. The proposal comes from Alan Page, a former Minnesota Supreme Court justice, and Neel Kashkari, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. They said they want to change the state‚Äôs Constitution to guarantee all children the fundamental right to…