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State Schools Superintendent Mike Flanagan is calling for some changes to the state’s schooling landscape to deal with growing funding deficits.

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The number of Michigan school districts facing serious financial challenges continues to grow. On Thursday, state schools Superintendent Mike Flanagan reported there are 55 districts across the state operating in the red.   That’s up by six since the start of the year.

Flanagan updates the state legislature quarterly on school finances.  He commented that the situation requires “more resources.”