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WILLMAR -- A federal lawsuit against the Willmar School District isn't finished yet.

An attorney for a former Willmar student has asked the entire Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals to hear arguments about whether the child may sue the district.


A three-judge panel said in January that Jackie Nelson, the child's mother, did not have a valid claim against the school district.

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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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