SeacoastOnline: Dept. of Ed to use special legislation to make consolidation work
The following piece from Seacoast Online is more revealing than it seems.
The new school district consolidation law contains a provision that exempts a school district from having to consolidate if, despite its best efforts, no neighboring district wants to merge with it. In its review of the consolidation plans submitted at the end of last month, though, the Department of Education found most of these so-called “doughnut-hole