Comments for: School consolidation: money saver or total failure?

Posted Feb. 20, 2012, at 9:47 a.m.
Last modified Feb. 20, 2012, at 8:54 p.m.

It has been three years since many of Maine’s school districts consolidated to try to save money on administrative costs. As more and more communities consider withdrawing from newly consolidated school districts, a major question has emerged: Did it work? Some superintendents think consolidation is a godsend. Others say it …


A previous version of this story said a group in Veazie recently had to start the withdrawal process over because it didn’t follow the department’s wording on its petition. The group was in Glenburn.

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