Posted: Monday, March 3, 2014 12:00 am
Across generations, Nebraskans have debated the issue of rural school consolidation. Nebraska, in fact, led the Great Plains region in the number of school districts for many decades.
Successive waves of consolidation gradually reduced the number of districts from more than 7,000 in the 1920s to the current 249.
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