No re-open in sight for Buena Vista district; Pontiac could be next to close its doors
May 9, 2013 | MPRN
A letter from state Superintendent Mike Flanagan to the
Pontiac schools says the district is out of money, and appears to have exhausted
week, the Buena Vista school district in Saginaw County shut its doors after its
state aid was cut off because of unpaid debts. There is still no plan to return
the roughly 400 students to classrooms before the end of the school year.
Rick Snyder says that’s troubling…
“We have a wide variety of
options on the table and a lot of active discussions are going on.”
says a financial bailout from Lansing is almost certainly not one of those
options. Both the Buena Vista and Pontiac schools could eventually be taken
over by a state-appointed emergency manager. But that’s a process that takes
many, many weeks.
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