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More state budget problems could hit schools hard


WILLMAR -- Budget cuts have become a yearly exercise for Minnesota school districts, as they deal with falling enrollment and limits on their funding.

But a state budget deficit which has increased more than $1 billion in five months could lead to severe reductions in school budgets statewide. The deficit projections were revealed on Wednesday.

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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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