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By Neal Goswami, WCAX TV

https://www.wcax.com/content/news/The-Vermont-House-to-vote-on-merger-delay-505502951.html

Rep. Heidi Scheuermann, R-Stowe, whose home district will be granted a delay, pushed House leadership to allow the votes and says she wishes her original plan had passed instead.

"We really pushed and they were gracious to allow it to happen. We really felt it important to express our views and the views of our constituents and to ensure we had some opportunity to give them to extend this merger deadline so these mergers can be done in the right way and a way that works for all of our students," Scheuermann said.

By Taylor Dobbs, Seven Days

https://www.sevendaysvt.com/OffMessage/archives/2019/02/07/house-passes-plan-to-delay-some-forced-school-district-mergers

House lawmakers passed a bill Thursday that would provide a deadline extension for some school districts that have been ordered to merge by Vermont's Board of Education.

The legislation is a scaled-back version of a proposal that would have provided a one-year extension for all of the districts that were required to merge by July 1, 2019.  That measure, which hd support from a tripartisan coalition of House lawmakers, failed Wednesday.