July 12, 2010 at 7:00 pm in Duluth News Tribune
When I was a skinny kid in Worthington, Minn., from a family without much money and searching for a future, education gave me a chance. It gave me a chance to go to college, build a career prosecuting white-collar criminals, and begin a lifetime in public service. But for our kids, those kinds of chances have started drifting out of reach. It’s long past time we were honest about why.