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Sarah Carlson, 8, a second-grader at Kennedy Elementary School in Willmar, eats lunch Tuesday with her classmates. Kennedy was one of the buildings affected by the district's restructuring as it went from a K-4 building to a K-5 building. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

Principals say first year of school reorganization had a few ups and downs, but mostly it was OK


WILLMAR -- Willmar principals say the first year of a school district restructuring went well.

But the realignment of grades K-8, affecting more than 2,500 students, was not without its frustrations, they told the Willmar School Board during a workshop 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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