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State review: Kennedy Elementary faces challenges, receives praise


WILLMAR — Kennedy Elementary School in Willmar still faces many challenges, but a recent state review also includes a list of the school’s strengths.

Director of Teaching and Learning Cheryl Nash spoke to the Willmar School Board about the review at its Monday meeting.

The state review is the result of Kennedy’s eligibility for a federal School Improvement Grant. The school is midway through its second year-long School Improvement Grant.

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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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