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Published August 29, 2013, 04:05 PM

Senator Al Franken speaks to teachers in Moorhead about the upcoming year

Moorhead, MN (WDAY TV) - Senator Al Franken came to Moorhead today to talk with teachers about his work on education in Washington.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Moorhead, MN (WDAY TV) - Senator Al Franken came to Moorhead today to talk with teachers about his work on education in Washington.

Franken, a member of the Senate Education Committee, joined Moorhead and DGF schools superintendents during a district wide back to school training for teachers.

He also spoke about some of the teachers who made an impact on his life.

Franken says, " long time ago when I was growing up, and Mrs. Molene, my 4th grade teacher, who did my first add, I read an email to her, threw our campaign to her, from one of her students, who she made all of the difference in that student's life....and teachers have that ability and that affect."

The first day of school in Moorhead and Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton is September 3rd.

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