• Eric Westervelt and Kat Lonsdorf / NPR
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For Ross Roberts, it was a lack of resources that drove him from the classroom. For Danielle Painton, it was too much emphasis on testing. For Sergio Gonzalez, it was a nasty political environment.

  • By BRIAN BAKST / Minnesota Public Radio

Gov. Mark Dayton said Thursday he wouldn’t rule out a post-election special legislative session to address huge cost spikes looming for people who buy health insurance on the individual market.

  • AMERICAN PUBLIC MEDIA via Minnesota Public Radio

When Katie Clark Sieben announced in April she was resigning as commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, her boss, Gov. Mark Dayton, praised her "tremendous talent" and said she would be a "contributing leader of this community for many years to come."

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