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Group of area educators tell lawmakers to get budget done right

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WILLMAR -- A group of 25 administrators, staff members and teachers from area school districts told three state legislators Tuesday morning at Willmar School District headquarters to pass a budget and provide adequate funding for education.

They said flat funding has forced schools to cut millions of dollars from budgets in recent years, increase class sizes, eliminate early childhood, elementary, middle school and high school opportunities, and lay off staff.

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David Little
David Little covers the Willmar City Council, Willmar Municipal Utilities and other city news.
(320) 235-1150
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