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Willmar, Minn.,School District iPad plan moving a bit closer to reality


WILLMAR -- The Willmar School Board has given its approval to a plan to raise money to put an Apple iPad tablet computer into the hands of each junior and senior at Willmar Senior High this fall.

On Monday, the board approved the creation of the Willmar Technology and Education Fund, a continuing fund of the Willmar Area Community Foundation.

The business community has formed a committee to begin working on a fundraising drive to bring $350,000 to the fund.

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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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