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Willmar School District adding teachers with one-year, $920K federal payout

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WILLMAR -- With the $920,000 it gets in one-time help from the federal government, Willmar's schools will be providing assistance for struggling kids and reducing class sizes.

Superintendent Jerry Kjergaard gave the School Board a rundown Monday of his plans for the money.

Also at the meeting, the board approved a three-year contract extension for Kjergaard.

He has just started the third year of his first contract with the district.

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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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