Act 46 (formerly H. 361) Education Funding, Education Spending & Education Governance
Enacted during the 2015 session, Act 46 is "intended to move the State toward sustainable models of education governance" (Report of the Committee of Conference). Its premise is that the cost of education can be reduced, and its quality improved, by reducing the number of local school districts by consolidation. Governance would pass from multiple local boards to smaller, less numerous district boards, though individual schools might keep a local group in an advisory capacity only.
The structures favored by provisions of the Act would provide education for resident Pre-K through 12 students in consolidated "Education Districts" that each serve a minimum of 900 students (Average Daily Membership, or ADM). (In FY14, Craftbury's official ADM was 144.45). The state envisions four possible structures for these new Education Districts:
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