Minnesota's economic success and social progress have always come from our citizens. We're used to achieving our successes through our own ingenuity, ability and old-fashioned hard work.
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Education is a key Minnesota value. We have built excellent public and private education systems. Our students have achieved the nation's highest ACT scores for the past nine years. Our schools, colleges and universities underpin our better workforce, higher-quality public services, healthier citizenry and superior quality of life.
For years, business recruiters have said that it's sometimes difficult to attract people to Minnesota, but it's almost impossible to get them to leave. Come find out why.
—By Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton