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Willmar, Minn., officials enthused by proposed kindergarten funding


WILLMAR — Area school superintendents are pleased to hear Gov. Mark Dayton and legislators talking about providing funding for all-day, every day kindergarten.

The state currently provides funding for half-time kindergarten, but most districts in west central Minnesota provide a full-time program for their young students anyway, using district funds to do it.

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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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