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MPR Covers Largest District Consolidation in 16 Years

By July 16, 2013 No Comments

Tim Post of Minnesota Public Radio looked to MREA Executive Director and member districts as he covered the largest school district consolidation in 16 years. “Not every district needs an accounting office and payroll and things like that,” MREA’s Fred Nolan said in article. “I think you’re going to see more sharing of services and eventually you may see fewer school districts through consolidations.” The latest round of consolidations means Minnesota now has 333 school districts, down about 100 compared with two decades ago. MPR outlines the issue in the article published on July 15. Read the full article.