Albion-Marshall merger

"Marshall Public Schools will hold two community forums next week about potentially annexing Albion Public Schools." (Battle Creek Enquirer)

"ALBION - The Albion Board of Education took a first formal step Tuesday night in a process that could lead to the district becoming part of Marshall Public Schools. The Albion Public Schools board voted 6-1 Tuesday to move forward with the annexation process, with Trustee Sonya Brown dissenting." (Battle Creek Enquirer)

"If Marshall Public Schools were to merge with Albion Public Schools, Marshall board President Richard Lindsey said it's likely his district would keep an elementary school in Albion. 'If Marshall were to annex or consolidate with Albion, we do not have the space in our elementaries. They are full,' Lindsey said, speaking on behalf of himself at Tuesday's Albion Public Schools board of education meeting." (Battle Creek Enquirer)

"The Marshall Public Schools Board of Education voted Monday to empower Superintendent Randy Davis to enter discussions with Albion Public Schools on the possible consolidation or annexation of Albion's district into Marshall." (Battle Creek Enquirer)

"Albion Public Schools is at a tipping point. The K-8 district has lost about 100 students this academic year, Superintendent Jerri-Lynn Williams-Harper said, leaving the district with only 454 students at this point." (Battle Creek Enquirer)