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SAGE up in air again as Ellsworth School Board hears changes

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An update on changes in the Student Achievement Guarantee in Education (SAGE) program left the Ellsworth School Board Monday with a lot to consider about the program's future here.


Administration had recommended dropping the program, which aims to reduce class sizes in the early elementary grades, as part of budget cutting this spring. However, the board decided in April to retain it, at least for the coming school term, because of its educational value.

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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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