While State Superintendent Michael Flanagan wants to explore the idea of school district consolidation that would include countywide districts because he believes it will save money, according to the Detroit Free Press, Mackinac Center analysts have already answered that question.

The Free Press cites a 2007 study by Andrew Coulson that showed savings can be achieved by having optimally sized districts of about 2,900 students each.


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