Buena Vista Schools

5:38 pm
Sun July 21, 2013

Inkster, Buena Vista schools face Monday deadline to stay open

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Both districts could be dissolved if they can't show state they have funds to stay open
School officials in Inkster and Buena Vista have a final deadline of 5 p.m. Monday to prove to state officials they have the money to open their doors to students this fall. As of last week, both districts were broke, state officials said, and unable to educate their K-12 pupils on the first day of school Sept.
6:10 am
Thu June 20, 2013

Legislation to dissolve insolvent Michigan school districts close to final approval

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Changes in the Senate must be approved in House before going to Governor Snyder
The bills, which narrowly passed on a 20-18 vote, would give the authority to dissolve a financially insolvent school district that has between 300 and 2,400 students.
12:17 pm
Wed May 15, 2013

State releases money will allow Buena Vista district to finish school year

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The state had withheld school aid payments. District still faces a $1-million budget deficit
BUENA VISTA TOWNSHIP, MI - State Superintendent Mike Flanagan has released money to the Buena Vista School District to allow the school to reopen and complete the school year. The Saginaw County school district of 430 students has been closed for two weeks after the district could not make its May 24 payroll and laid off all but three employees.
7:23 pm
Mon May 13, 2013

School out for year in Buena Vista

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Financial crisis closes schools. Education alternatives may be offered
BUENA VISTA TOWNSHIP, MI - Classes are over for the rest of the year at Buena Vista School District. State Superintendent Mike Flanagan, Saginaw Intermediate School District Superintendent Richard Syrek and Buena Vista School District Superintendent Deborah Hunter-Harvill met Monday, May 13, to come up with a plan to get students back into a learning environment.