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In this undated photo, students board buses in the parking lot after finishing classes at Kennedy Elementary School in Willmar. School officials say enrollment was fairly consistent to last year until mid-February where enrollment remained steady instead of declining which is normal for the middle of the school year. Tribune photo by Gary Miller

Willmar, Minn., School District says student numbers consistent, improving budget picture

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WILLMAR -- Willmar Public Schools' enrollment has been holding steady in the last half of the school year, and that could help the district's bottom line.


The district's relatively healthy general fund balance could be affected somewhat by efforts to maintain elementary teaching staffs.

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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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