school deficit http://wkar.org en State Superintendent details his county-based streamlining proposal http://wkar.org/post/state-superintendent-details-his-county-based-streamlining-proposal <P>State Schools Superintendent <A href="http://www.michigan.gov/mde/0,1607,7-140-6530-62765--,00.html#flanagan">Mike Flanagan</A> is calling for some changes to the state’s schooling landscape to deal with growing funding deficits. Wed, 10 Jul 2013 14:00:00 +0000 Current State 38834 at http://wkar.org State Superintendent details his county-based streamlining proposal Record 55 school districts running deficits, subject to state review http://wkar.org/post/record-55-school-districts-running-deficits-subject-state-review <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The number of Michigan school districts facing serious financial challenges continues to grow. On Thursday, state schools Superintendent <a href="http://www.michigan.gov/mde/0,4615,7-140-6530_6526-121770--,00.html">Mike Flanagan</a> reported there are 55 districts across the state operating in the red. &nbsp;&nbsp;That’s up by six since the start of the year.</span></p><p>Flanagan updates the state legislature quarterly on school finances. &nbsp;He commented that the situation requires “more resources.”</p> Fri, 07 Jun 2013 17:52:59 +0000 Current State 37190 at http://wkar.org Record 55 school districts running deficits, subject to state review