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Willmar School District approves budget of nearly $50 million for next school year


WILLMAR — The Willmar Public Schools are still financially strong, but recent efforts to improve instruction are affecting its general fund reserves.

Projections indicate that the district could see its unassigned fund balance begin to shrink in the next year.

The Willmar School Board adopted a budget for the 2014-15 school year at its meeting this week. Business and Finance Director Pam Harrington explained the budget and how recent law changes have affected 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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