Educating Minnesota students for tomorrow’s jobs.

Minnesota's students are not being adequately prepared for 21st century jobs.

EDUCATION Minnesota’s students are not being adequately prepared for 21st century jobs. All Minnesota students deserve the opportunity to choose an education that will put those jobs within their reach. Author: Mitch Pearlstein, founder and president of the Center of the American Experiment.

About the Author

Mitch Pearlstein

Mitch Pearlstein

Mitch Pearlstein is the founder and President of Center of the American Experiment. Mitch served for two years in the U.S. Department of Education, during the Reagan and H. W. Bush administrations. He held three positions, including Director of Outreach for the Office of Educational Research and Improvement. Mitch spent four years as an editorial writer and columnist for the St. Paul Pioneer Press. He earned his Ph.D. in educational administration, with an emphasis on higher education policy, at the University of Minnesota. He did his undergraduate work in political science at Binghamton University.