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Layoffs for 80-plus in Willmar School District likely to be temporary

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WILLMAR — The Willmar School Board laid off 87 non-tenured teachers and administrators Monday in an annual exercise related to the school district’s budget.


While the district has followed the same practice for several years, this year board member Linda Mathiasen objected at the board’s meeting Monday.

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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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