There are several reasons for this: empirical studies of consolidation employ different analytical approaches to data; older data in some studies yield results that may not be representative of current district conditions; studies do not uniformly separate costs related to merging only a narrow range of district services from costs related to merging entire districts or combining schools; different studies focus on different costs or estimate costs in different ways; and much of the literature consists of advocacy.
However, while the literature on consolidation may not provide a direct road map for making decisions, it does provide a useful overview of issues, together with estimates of cost savings and cautions for those going forward with consolidation.
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The cost of consolidating 15 York County school districts would likely outweigh savings from combining administrative staff, according to a new report.
The Independent Fiscal Office in Harrisburg was asked by a delegation of York County state representatives to study the fiscal impact of consolidating the districts.