Columnist Dave Helling writes: Republican Gov. Sam Brownback (left) and his Democratic challenger, Paul Davis, both oppose forcing small Kansas school districts to merge, but such consolidation may be inevitable because of slumping tax revenue.
Columnist Dave Helling writes: Republican Gov. Sam Brownback (left) and his Democratic challenger, Paul Davis, both oppose forcing small Kansas school districts to merge, but such consolidation may be inevitable because of slumping tax revenue. File photo by Travis Heying The Wichita Eagle
Columnist Dave Helling writes: Republican Gov. Sam Brownback (left) and his Democratic challenger, Paul Davis, both oppose forcing small Kansas school districts to merge, but such consolidation may be inevitable because of slumping tax revenue. File photo by Travis Heying The Wichita Eagle

Dave Helling: Bigger forces could compel small Kansas schools to merge

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