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4YK goes to 5 days; budget cuts aired at Ellsworth School Board meet

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The four-year-old kindergarten program was changed from four to five days, and proposed budget adjustments were examined at a special public meeting of the Ellsworth School Board Monday.


Much of the 4YK discussion was about how children at that age would fare under a five-day schedule. While some who spoke from the audience of approximately 40 people had reservations about the move, others were okay with it.

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Bill Kirk
Bill Kirk has been editor at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth, Wisconsin, since 1988. He holds a bachelors degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He previously worked in the media distribution department at the University of Minnesota's Minneapolis campus and is past editor of The Tri-County News in Osseo, Wisconsin.
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