Liveblogging the Education Committee meeting today…

Liveblogging the Education Committee meeting today…

November 17, 2009 Posted by Maine Heritage Policy Center - No Comments

1 pm

Budget talks have been set aside following lunch, and the committee is now hearing from various superintendents and others about the school district consolidation law, which was not repealed at the polls on Election Day as its opponents had hoped.

Instead, those opponents are here today advocating for various changes to the law, most of which have been debated before – eliminating penalties, changing minimum size requirements, etc.

The committee appears unmoved…