School district consolidation

6:25 am
Mon March 25, 2013

School Consolidation Bill Gains Momentum

State Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth

Consolidating school districts would become easier if a measure that made it through the Illinois House becomes law. It would allow school boards to dissolve districts with less than 750 students. Voters usually have to approve a referendum before a district can dissolve, which prepares it to combine with another district.

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