Michigan school superintendent

7:09 am
Fri June 7, 2013

State education officials say record number of Michigan districts are operating under deficit

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State Superintendent Michael Flanagan says he would like authority to dissolve districts that aren't emerging from defecit
It's not just urban school districts, like Detroit, Ecorse and Pontiac, that are operating with deficits, state School Superintendent Mike Flanagan told legislators Thursday morning. Fifty-five districts, including Mt. Clemens, Brighton, Pickney and White Cloud, are spending more money than they're taking in and are subject to state review.