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June 17, 2018
1,700 reading, math tutors sought for Minnesota schools
June 17, 2018 - 11:06am
December 6, 2017
Erica Dischino / Tribune file photo

A seventh-grade student works on math homework at a Willmar Middle School after-school program in this October file photo. Willmar Middle School students’ math scores surpass the state average and their progress was highlighted when the school district conducted its annual public hearing on its World’s Best Workforce progress recently.
Willmar makes progress on World's Best Workforce goals
December 6, 2017 - 10:25pm
April 26, 2017
Briana Sanchez / Tribune

Margaret Schmitz, science teacher at Willmar Senior High, and Jana Peterson, coordinator for 21st Century Community Learning Centers grant, talk March 22 at the high school about the different types of programs that are a part of the grant.
On track for graduation
April 26, 2017 - 9:17am
June 23, 2016
Margaret Biggerstaff, coordinator for the West Central Achievement and Integration Collaboration, demonstrates ways to help students learn math differently during a summer program involving seven area school district. The first session was held in the New London-Spicer School District. The second session begins in August in Willmar. (CAROLYN LANGE | TRIBUNE)
Area summer program makes sense of math
June 23, 2016 - 11:30pm
May 9, 2015
Area schools host middle school math fair Monday-Wednesday
May 9, 2015 - 9:23am
June 8, 2014
In this undated photo, Adrian Cruz, left, and Keilynn Swenson, read aloud to one another in Nick Clasemann’s second-grade classroom at Kennedy Elementary School in Willmar. The U.S. Department of Education estimates that students can lose the equivalent of two months of reading or math skills over the summer if their brains aren’t kept active. It’s referred to as “summer slide.” Tribune photo
Local teacher, library offer advice for kids to avoid ‘summer slide’
June 8, 2014 - 11:18pm
August 26, 2013
In this undated photo, Andrew Flolo shakes dice during his first round of the game Bunco at Roosevelt Elementary School in Willmar. Volunteers were teaching the game as a means to help the students improve on their math skills by adding numbers quickly. Tribune photo
State test scores indicate improvement in math
August 26, 2013 - 11:36pm
April 14, 2012
Second annual youth science retreat is today in Willmar, Minn.
April 14, 2012 - 7:48am
February 26, 2011
Math resources
February 26, 2011 - 12:34am
Test-writing process
February 26, 2011 - 12:33am
Eighth-grade students across the state will take the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment test in math in April. Teachers at the Willmar Middle School are a little anxious about the new test -- the MCA III -- which will be heavy in algebra and will be given online for the first time this year. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Are you smarter than an eighth-grader?
February 26, 2011 - 12:28am
June 15, 2009
Minnesota Opinion: On math standards
June 15, 2009 - 12:00am
December 6, 2008
Public Forum: The real-life math test
December 6, 2008 - 12:00am
October 14, 2008
NLS students surpassing state expectations in reading, but not in math
October 14, 2008 - 12:00am