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Pawlenty on Education: Money Only Part of Answer

School funding is the not the only issue troubling U.S. education, according to Republican Gov. Tim Pawlenty of Minnesota. Pawlenty says pouring more money into educational reform won't solve all problems. But he acknowledges his state may have to pare back its Medicaid program to pay for education reforms.

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