Avon School District http://tspr.org en Avon and Abingdon School Districts Look at Merger http://tspr.org/post/avon-and-abingdon-school-districts-look-merger <p>The Avon School District has been looking for a partner. Last month, voters turned down a three-district consolidation measure the would have combined Avon, Abingdon and Bushnell-Prairie City.<br /><br />Avon Superintendent Dan Oakley had been in discussions with his counterparts in Abingdon and B-PC on two-district consolidation.<br /><br />He said the Avon School Board weighed proposals from each of the other districts.<br /><br />Oakley said the board preferred Abingdon&#39;s&nbsp; proposal because it would house the junior high in Avon.<br /> Wed, 04 Apr 2012 16:25:33 +0000 Jim Lenz 12991 at http://tspr.org Avon and Abingdon School Districts Look at Merger In The Tri States http://tspr.org/post/tri-states-46 <p>A look back at the top stories and features from the Tri States Public Radio news department from March 2012.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>The proposed consolidation of the Abingdon, Avon, and Bushnell-Prairie City School Districts was soundly rejected during the March 20 Illinois primaries.&nbsp; More than 80% of B-PC voters cast ballots against the idea and it was rejected by more than 74% in Abingdon. Only voters in Avon approved it.&nbsp;&nbsp; The week after the election, reporter Jim Lenz took a look at what might be next for those school districts.</p> Sat, 31 Mar 2012 12:43:07 +0000 Rich Egger 12793 at http://tspr.org In The Tri States