School Consolidation Update 

The deadline has passed for Maine’s school districts to tell the state how they plan to proceed with the governor’s consolidation plan.

Superintendents from more than 267 of the state’s 290 districts have sent in their notices of intent.

At least one superintendent has said she’s resigning because of the consolidation plan.

By december first, districts have to present final organization plans, and cities and towns will vote on whether to approve mergers in January.

The school district consolidation plan is supposed to save more than $36 million in the next fiscal year.