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Districts receive library aid
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MONROE - Area school districts received state aid April 26 to purchase books, media materials and computer equipment for school libraries.The money came from the Common School Fund, which is made up of revenues from civil and criminal fees, fine and forfeitures, timber revenue from public trust lands, and revenues from the state's unclaimed property program.The aid payments are $25.85 per student for the children between the ages of 4 and 20 living in each school district.According to the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, the money must be used to purchase materials for libraries. The money has to be spent by June 30.School districts and the amount of money they received are:• Albany, $12,954• Argyle, $10,524• Black Hawk, $24,874• Brodhead, $38,863• Darlington, $28,132• Juda, $9,464• Monroe, $82,431• Monticello, $11,584• New Glarus, $29,296• Pecatonica, $18,074