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School Districts Face a Tough Decision: Consolidate to Save Money, or Separate to Keep Control


Join us for our discussion on school consolidation and redistricting in the Granite State. While our neighbors in Vermont and Maine are favoring towns consolidating their schools in hopes of saving money, here the trend is more toward breaking up, with a desire for more local control. We find out why and how communities are deciding to come together, or go it alone. 


  • Carl Ladd - Executive Director of the New Hampshire School Administrators Association.
  • Ted Comstock - Executive Director at the New Hampshire School Boards Association. 
  • Tiffany Pache - Education Reporter at VTDigger.
  • Nicole Saginor - Cornish School Board Member and Chair of the Transition Committee.
  • Brian Carton - Chair of the Pelham School Board

See this report from the New Hampshire Center for Public Policy about important aspects of school consolidation in the Granite State. 

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