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Ellsworth area students again top peers on statewide exams

With just a few exceptions, area students again topped their peers throughout the state on the latest Wisconsin Knowledge and Concepts Exams (WKCE).

For the fourth consecutive year, the scores for students here were mostly above the average scores across-the-state, according to results released earlier this month. The exams were taken by third through eighth graders plus 10th graders last November.

Students in all of those grade levels were tested for reading and math. Those in grades four, eight and 10 are also tested for language arts, science and social studies, along with reading and math.

Read more in the print version of the Herald April 28.

Bill Kirk

Bill Kirk was editor of the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth, from 1988 to February, 2015 and is now on staff as a reporter. 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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