Benton Harbor Prepares for State Financial Emergency

7:34 am
Wed April 16, 2014

Benton Harbor Prepares for State Financial Emergency

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Superintendent says district needs state help to eliminate deficit
BENTON HARBOR - The Benton Harbor school district is in financial distress, school officials know it, and they are asking the state for help. That was the message Superintendent Leonard Seawood gave the board Tuesday as he talked about the preliminary review the district received Friday from the Michigan Department of Education showing that the district is probably in financial stress.