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SEATTLE — Highline school district administrators were determined to provide free, full-day kindergarten at all 18 of its elementaries when the school year starts Wednesday.

So over the last school year it converted six computer labs to classrooms.

It installed five portables.

And to find still more space, it shifted some students who thought they’d be attending one school to other campuses with a little more space for their grade level.

“We just made it happen,” said Anne Arnold, the…

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