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Tuesday, December 19, 2006

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • Administrators scale back longer school year proposal
    The Minnesota Association of School Administrators called Tuesday for the Legislature to extend the school year by about two weeks. Last year the group sought an extension of more than a month, but that proposal made little headway at the Capitol. The administrators also want increased funding for special education, preschool and all-day kindergarten.11:06 a.m.
    Charlie Kyte: Executive director of the Minnesota Association of School Administrators.
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  • So few days, such a long shopping listMoney and moral balance
    The malls are teeming with people. The mice are clicking merrily at online retailers. With the holiday shopping season entering its finishline dash, Speaking of Faith looks for ways to strike a balance between consumerism and the spirit of the season.12:06 p.m.
    Nathan Dungan: President of Share-Save-Spend, a Minneapolis-based organization that helps people develop healthy financial habits.

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