07/02/2013 10:19 am ET Updated Sep 01, 2013

School District Crises Outpace Remedies Under Mich. Emergency Manager Law | The Detroit News

Lansing-- The state's controversial emergency manager law is proving too slow to deal with some school financial crises, a situation that has forced the Legislature to take increasingly drastic measures that it may expand in the future.

The six-month-old emergency manager law is not quickly tackling some of the record 55 school districts that operated with deficits this year, some lawmakers acknowledge. That is why the Republican-led Legislature fast-tracked a bill to Gov. Rick Snyder's desk tailored to dissolve the financially beleaguered Buena Vista and Inkster school districts and merge them with neighboring schools.

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