Friday, February 24, 2012

Highland Park Schools

  • Emergency legislation to provide $4 million to allow students in the Highland Park schools to complete the school year despite the districts insolvency was approved Thursday by the Legislature. Gov.
  • (Detroit Free Press)
  • Hightower is still running the schools as a seven-day window has to expire to appeal another appointment of an emergency manager by the governor.  The Highland Park School Board last night voted not to appeal.
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  • It can also be used by the student to remain in Highland Park schools, so long as another entity is brought in to operate the school. The money will not be made available to the Highland Park School District itself.
  • (WXYZ)
  • Emergency Manager Jack Martin showed up for work in the Highland Park Schools Thursday, despite a ruling from a judge that he must cease operating in the district.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Highland Park High Schools star basketball player was arrested over the weekend on suspicion of driving while intoxicated and leaving the scene of an accident, according to police.
  • (Dallas Morning News (blog))
  • Michigan state lawmakers are trying to craft a proposal aimed at keeping buildings in the financially struggling Highland Park school district open for the rest of the academic year.
  • (WLNS)
  • LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Employees in a southeast Michigan school district face a possible payless payday this week as state officials scrambled Thursday to try and keep the districts buildings open for the rest of the academic year.
  • (Education Week)
  • David Allen watched from the first row behind Highland Park's bench in a navy V-neck, a suspended star unable to help the team he has led throughout the season.
  • (Dallas Morning News)

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