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Public Education Funding Reform: The "Minnesota Miracle of 1971": Secondary Sources: Books & Articles


"Educating for the Future," by Clarke A. Chambers.
In Minnesota in a Century of Change: The State and Its People Since 1900: pp. 473-506.
St. Paul, Minn.: Minnesota Historical Society, 1989.
MNHS call number: Reading Room F 606 .M6638 1989

"The Minnesota Miracle: A Roundtable Discussion," by Steven Dornfeld.
In Minnesota History, vol. 60, no. 8 (winter 2007-8): pp. 312-325.
St. Paul, Minn.: Minnesota Historical Society, 2007
MNHS call number: Reading Room F601.5 .M66 v.60:8 


Minnesota in the 70s,  by Dave Kenney and Thomas Saylor.
St. Paul, MN : Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2013.
The "Minnesota Miracle" is discussed on pages 4-5, 7, 12-13, 22, 229.
MNHS call number:  Reading Room F610.4 .K46 2013, also available for purchase.
Minnesota's Miracle: Learning from the Government that Worked, by Tom Berg.
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2012.
MNHS call number: JK6141 .B47 2012
Development of Minnesota Public Schools, 1820-1865, by Thomas M. Benepe.
St. Paul, Minn.: St. Paul Abstract & Title Guarantee Co., 1968. M.Ed. thesis (Macalester College), 1960.
MNHS call number: LA 310 .B4
A History of Public-School Support in Minnesota, 1858-1917, by Frances Elizabeth Kelley.
Minneapolis, Minn.: University of Minnesota, 1920.
MNHS call number: LB 2825 .D36

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