Education is at the very heart of Minnesota's success and we take great care to protect and nurture the educational system that is so crucial to the quality of our workforce and our future.
By many measures, Minnesota's K-12 schools receive high marks for student success and achievement.
Minnesota's institutions include some of the most admired colleges and universities in the nation.
Our higher education institutions are well known for close collaboration with business and industry.
Our workforce is known nationwide for high productivity, high motivation and low absenteeism.
See how we stack up against any other state or states using key economic indicators.
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