I'm kicking off a three month experiment on News Cut tomorrow when I visit Century College in White Bear Lake to hear the personal outlook by some of the students there and -- I hope -- hear about their journey on the road to the future.
MPR Morning Edition host Cathy Wurzer asked me about it this morning on her program. Listen
These stories are especially heartbreaking in light of the funding cuts facing the colleges. These students--hardworking family people who just want a decent future-- are doing their best to keep their heads above water, and instead of throwing them a life preserver by keeping education possible, Pawlenty's throwing a rock at them.