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Carrie Thomas, right, an English Language Learner teacher, works with third-grade students Ridwan Dahir, from left, Rebecca Holstrom and Stephanie Lopez during a math period last February in Courtney Hauge's room at Kennedy Elementary School in Willmar. The teachers were participating in a pilot project that keeps ELL students in the classroom during math. Tribune file photo by Ron Adams

Willmar board poised to save kindergarten program, some teaching positions

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WILLMAR -- More than a dozen teaching jobs could be saved for next year if the Willmar School Board adopts the budget reduction list discussed Monday.

At the board's work session meeting Monday, Superintendent Jerry Kjergaard presented a list of items to be removed from the $2.5 million worth of cuts initially proposed.

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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.

Follow me on Twitter: @lindavanderwerf

(320) 214-4340
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