Minnesota will benefit from school attendance age change

  • Article by: Editorial Board , Star Tribune
  • Updated: August 19, 2013 - 6:20 AM

Beginning in the 2014-15 school year, Minnesota youths must stay in school until age 17 — a year longer than current law requires. The change, passed quietly during the 2013 Legislative session, moves Minnesota in a long-overdue direction.

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