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Kennedy Elementary in Willmar, Minn., receives $496K federal grant


WILLMAR -- Students at Kennedy Elementary School in Willmar will have the benefit of an additional $500,000 worth of additional instruction time and better training for their teachers.

The district was notified Friday afternoon that the district has received a $496,000 grant for Kennedy Elementary School in Willmar through the federal School Improvement Grant program. The school could be eligible to receive similar grants for the next two years.

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Linda Vanderwerf

I cover education issues for the West Central Tribune and have worked for the paper since 1995. I have worked in journalism since 1981.

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