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Saved by Legislature, integration programs could be coming back


WILLMAR — The West Central Integration Collaborative continues to provide services to eight area school districts, thanks to the 2013 Legislature.

Less than two years ago, there was talk at the State Capitol about eliminating funding for integration services and using the money elsewhere.

Now, the state's funding formula and philosophy are changing, but integration efforts will continue.

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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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