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Political Notes: Horner suggests starting teachers early

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ST. PAUL -- Governor candidate Tom Horner of the Independence Party suggests that instead of starting schools early, as 25 southwestern Minnesota districts did, they should only send teachers in early.


Horner said that school districts should have teachers return to work before Labor Day and move all in-service days possible to that time, before students begin.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.