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WILLMAR — The hard work of the last year has paid off for Willmar Public Schools’ Kennedy Elementary School.

A year ago, Kennedy was considered to be among the 5 percent lowest-performing schools in the state.


But what a difference the school and its students have made in the past year.

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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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