Merger Plan Moving Forward in Two Southern Kentucky School Districts
A financially troubled school district in southern Kentucky has voted to merge with the county school system.
The Monticello school board approved a plan Monday night that calls for merging with the Wayne County School District, effective July 1st.
Monticello schools went under state management in February after borrowing more than a million dollars from the state just to keep its three schools open for the rest of the academic year.
The Wayne County School Board has called a special meeting Tuesday night and members are expected to sign off on the merger.