A growing trend of school district consolidations in Minnesota could improve the overall credit quality of participating school systems, according to Standard & Poor's Corp.

In last week's CreditWeek Municipal, the rating agency said that about 31 of the state's 400 school districts will undergo consolidation of some or all of their operations by July 31.

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