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Parents Battle Over School Mergers

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Parents Battle Over School Mergers

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Parents Battle Over School Mergers

Parents Battle Over School Mergers

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What drove Nebraska parents to take the matter of school district mergers all the way to the Supreme Court? It's an issue elsewhere as well; Pennsylvania is planning to combine two districts for the first time in 20 years and merger battles are underway in Georgia, Maine, North Dakota, among other states.