Dayton Education Award 05 Jul 12

The National Education Association has named Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton “America’s Greatest Education Governor. The annual award recognizes and honors governors who have made major state-level education strides that improve public schools. It was presented to Dayton during the NEA’s annual Representative Assembly in Washington DC this week. NEA President Dennis Van Roekel says that Dayton earned the Greatest Education Governor Award for making education a top priority of his administration by increasing education funding, as well as focusing on our earliest learners.