ST. PAUL (AP) -- Applications from people who want to help rewrite the state's academic standards are pouring in to the Department of Children, Families and Learning, which received more than 800 on the first day.
On Wednesday, Gov. Tim Pawlenty and education commissioner Cheri Pierson Yecke said they were forming a committee of parents, teachers and education experts to come up with new standards in reading and math by the end of March.
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