Education is important to Minnesota citizens and is an important part of state government from pre-kindergarten to higher education. Minnesota's schools are consistently ranked top in the nation.
The Twin Cities area has over 15 colleges and universities, as well as a number of specialty trade programs and vocational/industrial institutes. Elementary and secondary education options include public schools with traditional, magnet, or language immersion programs, charter schools, and private schools. Summer programs for children-toddlers through teens are numerous and allow children to explore camping, music, foreign languages, arts, and sports.
Visit the Education page of the MN.gov website for more information about Minnesota's great schools.