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Willmar, Minn., School District will not appeal arbitration ruling


WILLMAR — The Willmar School District will not appeal an arbitration decision from last month.

A state arbitrator ruled that the monitoring of reading progress by students is a teaching duty under the district's contract with the Education Minnesota educators' union.

Three elementary teachers, Cheryl Duininck, Marsha Little and Ellin Wentzell, had filed a grievance over the way they were scheduled.

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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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