Investing in Education – Sen. Chuck Wiger

Through the supplemental budget, the Senate DFL is currently working to make targeted investments in the state’s education system to give all kids an opportunity to receive a quality education. The E-12 Education Finance Committee recently released their supplemental budget. Some of the highlights include invests in:

• Early learning scholarships
• Early Childhood Family Education
• School readiness aid
• Reading Corps
• English Language Learner
• Vision Therapy
• School lunch programs

This video includes Senator Chuck Wiger (E-12 Finance Chair and bill author) who discusses the legislation and the state’s need to invest in education:

Senator Chuck Wiger
Chuck Wiger represents District 43, which includes portions of Ramsey and Washington counties in the northeastern Twin Cities metropolitan area.

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