Ecolab donates $190,000 to St. Paul Public Schools

The money was given through the company's Visions for Learning and will be distributed to more than 100 classrooms throughout the district to pay for items like chemistry lab kits and microscopes.
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The money was given through the company's Visions for Learning and will be distributed to more than 100 classrooms throughout the district to pay for items like chemistry lab kits and microscopes.

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