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Buena Vista Schools

What Happens When A School District Goes Bankrupt

stateline | Adrienne Lu | Posted 05.28.2014 | Politics

The following comes to us courtesy of Stateline, where it was originally published. Pushed to the brink of financial ruin, the Normandy School Dist...

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No Bailout For Black School Districts? | Joy Resmovits | Posted 07.23.2013 | Detroit

General Motors is alive, and two low-income school districts in Michigan are nearly dead. For them, there is no bailout. As the city of Detroit mad...

Dozens Of School Districts In The Red

Lansing State Journal | Posted 08.06.2013 | Detroit

LANSING -- Michigan has a record 55 school districts with deficits, with 10 expecting to be in the black when the fiscal year ends later this month. ...

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Schools Shut Down A Month Early | Joy Resmovits | Posted 05.14.2013 | Detroit

It's official. For the 400 or so students in Buena Vista, Mich., school is over, even though the academic year isn't supposed to end until the mid...

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School District Ran Out Of Money Before Graduation | Joy Resmovits | Posted 05.13.2013 | Politics

When high school seniors worry about whether they can graduate, it's usually because they're failing a class or two. Not in Buena Vista. The tin...