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(MPRN-Highland Park) State and local officials may be close to a deal to create a new K-14 school system in Highland Park. 


(MPRN-Lansing) Tuesday marks the first time the city of Highland Park will not offer high school classes. The district’s emergency manager Don Weatherspoon closed the city’s only high school due to low enrollment. But state lawmakers who represent Highland Park say talks are underway to bring back a high school. 


Gov. Rick Snyder has signed bills into law meant to prevent financial emergencies in schools. 

Snyder Declares Flint Financial Emergency Over

Apr 30, 2015

Gov. Rick Snyder says the city of Flint no longer faces a financial emergency. That means a state board will oversee the transition back to local control of the city’s finances. 

Darwin Watson's one-year contract is up in February