TITLE

Arkansas School District Takes Stand Against Consolidation

AUTHOR(S)
Albanese, Elizabeth
PUB. DATE
April 2004
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;4/5/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31856, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the letter sent by Lake View School District in Arkansas to the Board of Education stating its intention not to comply with laws requiring school districts with 350 students or less to be annexed by larger districts or consolidate with smaller districts. Missed April 1, 2004 deadline to present a district consolidation proposal to the state; Reasons stated by the school district for its position against the laws.
ACCESSION #
12747420

 

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