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In this undated photo, Andrew Flolo shakes dice during his first round of the game Bunco at Roosevelt Elementary School in Willmar. Volunteers were teaching the game as a means to help the students improve on their math skills by adding numbers quickly. Tribune photo

State test scores indicate improvement in math

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WILLMAR — Minnesota’s students scored better than last year in state standardized tests in math but not quite as well in science.


The kids took reading tests, too, but those scores can’t be compared, because the test was new this year.

The days of frequent changes in standards and test styles should be over, at least for now.

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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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