Pawlenty blames teachers union

May 20, 2010 at 5:38 am in INFORUM

ST. PAUL – Minnesota will not try to get bonus federal education funds be-cause the Legislature did nothing to reform education, as required by the Obama administration, Gov. Tim Pawlenty announced Wednesday.

The problem is the Education Minnesota teachers union, he said, which has “a controlling influence” over Democrats who control the House and Senate. Continue reading…