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Morris Area Elementary School Principal Ken Gagner (left) speaks with Rep. Paul Marquart, chair of the House Education Finance Committee, after a town hall meeting in Morris on Saturday, March 16, 2013.

Legislative leaders propose funding all-day, every day kindergarten

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MORRIS –- All-day, every day kindergarten could be a reality for all Minnesota students, if the priorities of the House Education Finance Committee make it into the final state budget.


“We have set a goal in our education finance committee: putting our kids on the path to the world's best workforce,” Rep. Paul Marquart, chair of the House Education Finance Committee, said at a town hall in Morris on Saturday.

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Kim Ukura
Kim Ukura has served as the editor of the Morris Sun Tribune since August 2011. She graduated from the University of Minnesota, Morris in 2008 with degrees in English and journalism. She earned a master's degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 2010. Prior to returning to Morris to work at the Sun Tribune, she worked in trade publishing.