school financing

12:06 pm
Tue October 15, 2013

Covert School enrollment down after last year's financial crisis

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Last summer's turmoil threatened to close district
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
COVERT, MI -- Enrollment for Covert Public Schools stands at 361 this fall, a 25 percent drop from the 2012-13 school year and half of the district's headcount four years ago. A school official provided the enrollment number to the Kalamazoo Gazette, but declined comment. The state's official count day was Oct.
4:46 am
Mon August 12, 2013

Covert Schools will open thanks to agreement

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Property tax dispute had put this school year in question
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
COVERT, MI -- A deal has been reached that will allow Covert Public Schools to open for the 2013-14 school year, according to a statement released Friday by officials in Van Buren County and the owners of New Covert Generating Co. Under the deal, the district will get some funding from the owners of the New Covert Generating plant.