Governor seeks to reduce number of superintendents in Maine

12/26/2012 | Bangor Daily News (Maine) (free registration)

Maine has too many school superintendents, according to Gov. Paul LePage -- 127 administrators for 186,000 students. Efforts initiated in 2009 to consolidate small school districts -- theoretically requiring fewer superintendents -- appear to have slowed, and LePage says the state now has the worst superintendent-to-student ratio in the country. Recent bids to withdraw from some consolidated districts could mean the addition of even more superintendents in coming years.

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