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Key goals

In recognition that opportunity gaps begin early in life, our state is working toward achieving key goals. Explore the related pages to see what progress has been made towards these goals, and learn how the State of Minnesota is measuring its progress.

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Opportunity gap closure

All racial and economic opportunity gaps between students are closed.

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Kindergarten readiness

All children are ready for school.

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Third grade reading

All third-graders can read at grade level.

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High school graduation

All students graduate from high school within four years.

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Career and college readiness

All students are ready for career and college.

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Postsecondary credential

All Minnesotans complete a postsecondary credential or degree.

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