Big push for improved early childhood education Two influential Minnesota organizations say Minnesota must do more to educate the youngest children and say this must be a priority for the new DFL governor and new Republican Legislature. What can be done, what would it cost, and who would pay for it?11:00 a.m.
Todd Otis: President, Ready 4 K. Former DFL State Representative (1979-1990). Former DFL party chair (1990-1993).
Duane Benson: Executive Director, Minnesota Early Learning Foundation. Former executive director of the Minnesota Business Partnership. Former Republican State Senator (1980-1994) and Senate Minority Leader. Played pro football for the Oakland Raiders, Houston Oilers and Atlanta Falcons. Owns and operates a farm outside Lanesboro.
How much government is good government? New York Times columnist David Brooks
debates Republican congressman Paul Ryan from Wisconsin's 1st District on the proper role of government. The program is part of the American Enterprise Debates series from the American Enterprise Institute.12:00 p.m.
David Brooks: New York Times columnist and senior editor at The Weekly Standard.
Paul Ryan: Republican congressman representing Wisconsin's 1st district.